Category: Theatre

NIGHTS BY HENRY NAYLOR – Gilded Balloon Teviot – 4K

Another powerful work from Henry Naylor. 4K

JUDAS – Assembly Blue Room – 4.5K

This production combines both fine writing and performances and should be must seeing for those interested in well developed work around the major political issues of our age. 4.5K

CICADA 3301 – Underbelly – 2.5K

Cicada struggles for want of character development. 2.5K

EINSTEIN – Pleasance Courtyard – 3.5K

It is the mark of a performer that he can so effortlessly go from being seen as an actor wearing make-up to seemingly being in the presence of the very man he is representing. In this regard Utton remains on top of his game. 3.5K

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