Tag: Fringe 2016

Fringe 2016 – Stuart Bowden – She Was Probably Not A Robot – Garden of Unearthly Delights – Rating 4K – Review by Julie Robins.

“She Was Probably Not a Robot” is an endearingly funny absurdist comedy featuring music, dance and minimalist props about surfing through an apocalypse and coming out the other side.


By Olivia Henry   Heartache & Drum Breaks is “not a dance party. It’s a listening party.” Created by DJ and sound designer, Tim Whitt, this show is a collection of his 300 favourite songs, set to a unique visual experience created by Trav Nash. It is a simple concept, three years in the making: …

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FRINGE 2016: Beers About Songs – 4.5K

By Amy Nancarrow. Beers About Songs begins with a toast to the ‘Beer Gods’ – and essentially, that’s what the hour-long show by American comedian and musician Ryan Adam Wells is, woven in among songs about “Dollar Well” nights, Coyote Ugly, and relationships – both good and toxic. Though very funny, Beers About Songs also feature poignant moments …

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FRINGE 2016: Escape from Wonderland – 4K

By Amy Nancarrow. Escape from Wonderland is an interactive game, scavenger hunt, and race around Adelaide’s CBD. Beginning in Hindmarsh Square, your team has one hour to solve as many clues as possible, avoid various characters, and make it back before time runs out. Run by CityDash and London-based company Fire Hazard, Escape from Wonderland …

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FRINGE 2016: Cosmonaut – 4.5K

By Amy Nancarrow. US Comedian Ryan Good promises at the beginning of Cosmonaut that the hour-long show will be a journey; to this end, he’s absolutely right. Appearing on stage in a silver jumpsuit and light-up dildo, Cosmonaut is a ridiculously funny journey through Good’s sex life from start to finish. Good works his way through the …

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Fringe 2016: Beep Boop – 4.5K

From the moment you walk into the Producer’s Nook the insanity in Tom Walker’s gaze greets you. A clown in the true meaning of the word, Walker captures his audience the instant they enter and holds them until the very end. Beep Boop is a very silly one man comedic performance. Relying largely on the …

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Fringe 2016: Nicole Henriksen is Makin it Rain – 4.5K

Makin it Rain is unlike any show you have seen before. An upfront and confronting look at the sex work and stripping industries in Australia interlaced with laugh out loud comedy and a frank discussion of a dancer’s portrayal in society. Nicole takes the audience on a journey through her life, a very personal and …

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Fringe 2016: Coin Operated Girl 4K

Half sex-ed lesson half business class; Coin Operated Girl is an insight into the life of a successful London sex worker. In her very descriptive and revealing show Miranda Kane walks the audience through the tools of the trade, interactions with clients and at one point discussed the legalities of brothels in the UK. Kane …

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FRINGE 2016: Alice Fraser – The Resistance – 3.5K

By Amy Nancarrow Comedian Alice Fraser sits on the stage with her trusty banjo and new tiny piano – “I need to use it enough to write it off on tax” – and sings songs about love, urban animals, and the fact that the craziest stories in her show sound like fiction, but are actually …

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Fringe 2016 – Beowulf: The Blockbuster – The German Club – Showroom One – 4K

By Tom Eckert If we are talking minimalism, this is almost as there as it gets. With nothing more than a square frame of light with adjustable hue, the black T-Shirt on his back and a charming Irish accent, Bryan Burroughs strides, soars and floats his way across the stage and single-handedly brings you into …

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