Category: Theatre

Edinburgh Fringe – BEAT – Pleasance Dome – 4K

Daniel Bellus is simply superb. 4K

THEATRE – A View from the Bridge – Playhouse – 4K

This is a richly rewarding theatrical experience. 4K

Adelaide Cabaret Festival – Two Worlds – Modern Maori Quartet – 4.5*

As we eagerly await the show, the lights go up to reveal an invisible quartet, which when made visible, is comprised of merely three performers. Finding themselves in a ‘trilemma’ they invite a latecomer from the audience to join them on stage to complete the foursome. Fortunately he happens to be both talented and appropriately …

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Adelaide Cabaret Festival : iOTA – Slap And Tickle : 4*

Utilising the Variety Show genre but with a back storyline which ties the different acts together, Slap And Tickle is a clever, witty, and very funny show. We meet Slap the clown (iOTA), Tickle the Gimp (Russell Leonard), and the third element of the show : a multi-piece jazz orchestra who provide sound effects as …

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Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2019 – Dickie Beau – Unplugged -4.5*

Dickie Beau : Unplugged : photos by Claudio Raschella ‘Unplugged’ begins with an upbeat vaudevillian cabaret performance in which Dickie Beau channels the actor Kenneth Williams via brilliant lip-sync and physical performance. But the tone of the show soon shifts into something much more meditative and philosophical. Through his masterful use of the ancient art …

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FRINGE 2019 – Benchmarks – The Breakout at the Mill – 3.5K

Benchmarks is a show about a meeting of opposites. A thought provoking piece that excels in its ability to create collisions of the unlikely. Kryztoff Rating 3.5 K

THEATRE – Judas – Bakehouse – 4.5K

This is well crafted theatre delivered by three talented performers on top of their games; Marriott’s performance is particularly powerful. 4.5K

FRINGE 2019 – Kokoda – Star Theatres/Stirling Theatre – 4K

Kokoda is an account of the ordinary confronting the extraordinary. An original theatre work with a message resonant today. Kryztoff Rating 4 K

FRINGE THEATRE CABARET – Hero Girl: Raising a Revolutionary! – Tandanya – The Third Space, Adelaide – 4K

By Alisha Dyer Delia Olam brings an immediate warmth to the stage, and I’m not even referring to the torch she carries for revolutionary change – which is bright! With Hero Girl, she has opened up a conversation about gender equality and the roles of females throughout history and in today’s society. With the help …

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Why John Howard REALLY Sucked – Jordan Shanks

WHY JOHN HOWARD REALLY SUCKED Jordan Shanks – Rhino Room March 1st 2019   Image: Jordan Shanks in a previous life as an Advertising Model. Review  by Gary Clarke                                                                                                                4 STARS Jordan Shanks relies on parody as the lubricant for his acerbic wit and is impressive dishing it out to high flyers, politicians and public figures but …

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