Category: Performing Art

Performing Art

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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Vika and Linda Bull – Between Two Shores

Dunstan Playhouse 6:30pm 20th June 2019 VIKA and LINDA BULL – ‘Between Two Shores’ 4.5 Stars Review by Gary Clarke Vika and Linda Bull have been at it now for over 30 years since those heady days when they hooked up with Joe Camilliri in the 1980s. While many things have changed in the interceding …

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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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My life in Songs – Dami Im

Dunstan Playhouse – June 14th 6:30pm — 4.5 Stars Wow what a voice  !  If you have never heard of Dami Im you probably dont know that she won The X Factor in New York in 2013 and came second in The Eurovision song contest in 2016. That she is managed by none other than …

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DELIA OLEM and EAGLEHEART

DELIA OLEM and EAGLEHEART  Nexus Arts – 6pm Sun March10th review by Gary Clarke – 5 Stars Delia Olem is a multi talented performer equally at home in theatre, cabaret, music, as a singer, lyricist,writer and Cellist. On this night she also introduced us to an Appalachian dulcimer crafted by her father. The premise of …

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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