Peter Maddern

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CIRQUE DU SLAY – inSpace Niddry St – 4K

Leave your judgements and preconceptions about drag at the door and let Ms Porcelynn take control of your life for a terrific hour of entertainment. 4K

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 – CHOIR OF MAN – Assembly Hall – 4K

In the packed Assembly Hall the predominately female audience lapped it up. 4K

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

FRINGE 2019 – Septem – Bakehouse Theatre – 3K

By Julia Cudsi ‘Experimental’ theatre is one of the stalwarts of the Adelaide Fringe, and Eclipse Productions’ ‘Septem’ fits nicely within this category. Advertised as running in ‘real time’ (which I did find somewhat confusing, given that by definition theatre is portrayed in ‘real time’), ‘Septem’ focusses on seven strangers who are locked into a …

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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

FRINGE 2019 – “A Total Cop Out” – The Adelaide Room at the Duke of Brunswick Hotel – 3K

By Julia Cudsi Improv shows have long been a staple of the Adelaide Fringe. Generally inexpensive, they provide an excellent night out for audience members who want to have a few drinks and laugh at side-splittingly funny people making hilarious things up on the spot. As long as improv artists do not stray too far …

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FRINGE 2019 – Dance – “Abyss” – Goodwood Institute – 3K

By Julia Cudsi The concept of sin has given artists fodder for thousands of years, including in this world premiere collaboration between MAD / DAN Productions. Featuring only four performers, this contemporary dance piece takes the audience on a journey through what appears to be the various circles of hell, along with their associated sins, …

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FRINGE 2019 – Circus & Physical Theatre – Railed – Gluttony – 4K

By Julia Cudsi Regular readers of this blog will appreciate my preference for physical theatre and circus, especially of the adult variety. “Railed”, brought to the Adelaide Fringe by The Head First Acrobats, certainly delivers on that brief by providing not only a high energy show but a clear narrative theme of the old-fashioned Western, …

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