Amy Nancarrow

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FRINGE 2019: James Donald Forbes McCann: Devil’s Advocate – 5K – Rhino Room

James Donald Forbes McCann is here to defend indefensible statements. When you enter the Rhino Room, you’re asked to write down a statement that not a single person can defend. Maybe even the worst thing you can think of. You put it in the bucket, take your seat, and out comes James. One by one …

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FRINGE 2019 – Bernie Dieter’s Little Death Club – 4.5K – Gluttony

Step inside the Little Death Club and you’ll see some sights you won’t forget in a hurry – and that’s not a bad thing! Bernie Dieter is your host as you step inside this one-of-a-kind cabaret club, full of nudity, naked mole rats, and a whole lot of talent. From the always-fantastic Gingzilla, to the …

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FRINGE 2019 – Comfort Food Cabaret – 5K – Adelaide Central Market

Chanteuse and cook Michelle Pearson has built up her Comfort Food Cabaret over three years of touring to become the fantastically fun show it is now. Set in the Adelaide Central Market, you find yourself greeted with someone requesting any dietary requirements (rather unusual for a Fringe show!), some delicious local produce, and a set …

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FRINGE 2019 – Fringe Wives Club: Glittergrass – 4K – Gluttony

The incredibly talented Fringe Wives Club have taken the past two Adelaide Fringe festivals by storm with their first show, Glittery Clittery (also playing at this year’s Fringe, and worth a look). Now they’re back with their second show, Glittergrass, and with two new Fringe Wives to boot. A self-professed “feminist hootanany”, Glittergrass is a country music extravaganza …

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FRINGE 2019 – Garry Starr Conquers Troy – 4K – Gluttony (Masonic Hall)

Garry Starr completely exceeded all my expectations when I saw his last show, Garry Starr Performs Everything, at last year’s Fringe – he was a truly unique comedian and an intelligent one to boot. Garry Starr Conquers Troy takes the classics and reworks them for the “low-brow” (modern) audiences. Garry Star – skilled actor, or “skactor” – …

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CABARET FESTIVAL – The Girl Who Jumped Off the Hollywood Sign – 4K

Joanne Hartstone is building quite the career on interesting, engaging monologues of strong women. Following her premiere of That Daring Australian Girl at this year’s Adelaide Fringe, Hartstone brings her production The Girl Who Jumped Off the Hollywood Sign back to Adelaide after a year touring it to Edinburgh and the US. Evie Edwards is preparing to leap …

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CABARET FESTIVAL 2018 – Carla Lippis: Cast a Dark Shadow – 5K, Adelaide Festival Centre

Chanteuse Carla Lippis, supported by her talented band, rips through a range of rock and roll classics, original tunes, and cabaret classics in an excellent hour of entertainment that does the Adelaide Cabaret Festival proud. Chic in black outfits, her trademark bob, and blood-red lipstick, Lippis is instantly iconic as she works her way through …

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Fringe 2018: Betty Grumble: Love and Anger – 4.5K, GOUD

How to describe Betty Grumble: Love and Anger? Here’s a few buzzwords: controversial, inspiring, confronting, hilarious, thought-provoking, sexual, opinionated, and unlike anything you’ve ever seen before. Betty is inspired by Valerie Solanis’ Scum Manifesto, and weaves her way through cabaret, poetry, comedy, and even art. Not for the faint-of-heart, you’ll see every inch of Betty’s …

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Fringe 2018: Shitfaced Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet – 5K, Gluttony

One iconic play. Five actors. A shit-ton of booze. Shitfaced Shakespeare might be exactly as it says on the tin, but that doesn’t mean its unimaginative. A fantastic mix of improvisation, constructed comedy, and theatre, this production of Romeo and Juliet is unlike anything you’ve ever seen. On this particular night, Romeo was the intoxicated …

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Fringe 2018: James Donald Forbes McCann: McCann-dle in the Wind – 4.5K, Raj House

James McCann tackles everything from Catholicism, to sex clowns, to call centres (or, as he terms them, ‘hope graveyards’) in his new show, “James Donald Forbes McCann: McCann-dle in the Wind”. A favourite in Adelaide’s comedy scene, McCann doesn’t hold back as he dissects his upcoming marriage, his previous (depressing) work history, and the newly-found …

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