Tag: Fringe 2019

Fringe 2019 – Rebel – Wonderland Spiegeltent at Gluttony – 4K

Bursting onto the stage in a profusion of sound and colour Rebel the show is a high energy performance from beginning to end and carries the smiling rocking audience along with it. The fabulous vocals of Stewart Reeve combined with the very talented musicians and a sideshow of circus deliver far more than a mere …

Continue reading

Fringe 2019 – Umbrella Man – National Wine Centre – 4K

Marooned and shoeless and working as a tour guide at Angkor Wat, Umbrella Man shares his story of misfortune and naivety. Managing to be humorous and engaging throughout, he takes us with him on his journey through hope, grief and homesickness into a gentle spiral of madness and conspiracy theories via spoken word poetry, ‘local …

Continue reading

FRINGE 2019 – Koto Music Concert – “Shiki” – 3.5K

by Riccardo Barone The mesmerizing Koto repertoire is well known for its intensity, vibrational ancient energy coming from thirteen strings tuned following different traditional ways; indeed during the brief concert (only forty delicious minutes) the Koto performer Kawaguchi Etsuko had to switch from one to another, according to tradition. The Maestro Kawaguchi Etsuko has been an …

Continue reading

FRINGE CIRCUS & PHYSICAL THEATRE — LE AERIAL — Apollo Theatre, Adelaide Convention Centre — 3K

Le Aerial is a solid performance of aerial skill and strength suitable for all ages. It shows potential but hasn’t yet found its own unique voice in the Fringe physical theatre scene. 3K

FRINGE MUSIC – Sound & Silence – The Mill – The Breakout, Adelaide – 4.5K

By Alisha Dyer No amplification, no accompaniment, no frills – just vocal skills! Award-winning contemporary vocal ensemble Voice of Transition presents a 30 minute a Cappella show that will ignite your senses and leave you wanting more! The performance takes place in a small, dark hall, the only light source the warm glow of flameless …

Continue reading

FRINGE 2019 – A History of Early Blues

A HISTORY OF EARLY BLUES Cal Williams Jr + Friends The Tin Shed at The Wheatsheaf Hotel Sunday 17th Feb 2019 5:30pm Review by GARY CLARKE – 4.5 stars Do you like The Blues? Well these guys LOVE The Blues..and it shows! Cal Williams Jr’s lyrical vocals and deftly crafted finger-picking blues guitar were complemented …

Continue reading

FRINGE THEATRE – Scott Wings: Whiplash – The National Wine Centre, Adelaide – 3.5K

By Alisha Dyer Wearing your heart on your sleeve is way too cliché for Scott Wings. His likes to hide under restaurant tables, in the handbags of potential lovers. Or completely pack up and leave at the most inconvenient of times, leaving his brain all alone to navigate the world both inside and outside of …

Continue reading

Fringe 2019 – Anya Anastasia : The Executioners – 5K

A highly entertaining performance full of subtle satire and cutting wit. Self-appointed superhero Anastasia opens her show via live facetime, thus setting the scene for what is to follow. Accompanied by her very talented ‘au pair’ Gareth Chin she takes us on a rollicking ride where she rails against lightweight activism. Clever song writing and …

Continue reading

Fringe 2019 – The Archive of Educated Hearts – 4k – The Manse Holden Street Theatres

Casey Jay Andrews, writer and performer, welcomes us warmly into a room full of memories and proceeds to share the stories of four women affected by breast cancer. She deals with this difficult topic with warmth, empathy, and quiet humour. Sharing the stories of Karen, Dot, Ariole and Emma she moves seamlessly between anecdote, recordings …

Continue reading