Category: Performing Art

Performing Art

FESTIVAL – DANCE NATION – STATE THEATRE – Scott Theatre – 2.5K

As a 2019 Pulitzer Prize finalist Dance Nation will divide its audience. This reviewer can only think the pool for that Pulitzer was pretty shallow. 2.5K

FRINGE COMEDY: AMOS GILL – RUINS – Rhino Room – 4.5K

Amos is a funny guy but what stands him out from the pack is a fearlessness about his humour. 4.5K

FRINGE CABARET – Gobsmacked – Black Box Theatre – Noel Lothian Hall, Adelaide Botanic Garden 4K

By Fiona Talbot – Leigh  If you are passionate about musical theatre, then Gobsmacked is the show to see this Fringe season. Nikki Aitken and Jamie Burgess have come together to write and perform this hilarious show and the results are just fabulous. The two have been friends for years; bonding over their shared love …

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FRINGE CIRCUS – L.I.A.R. – Life is a Rehearsal – Factory at the Garden – 4K

Done well and staying clear of being just soft porn, these shows are great fun and always a highlight of the Fringe. L.I.A.R. adds to the list of memorable physical theatre acts of the past. 4K

FRINGE CABARET – AMORE E MORTE – The Garage International at the Adelaide Town Hall 3.5K

By Fiona Talbot – Leigh Amore e Morte is a daring new piece originally composed and performed by instrumentalist Riccardo Barone. He is now joined by Nikki Elli Souvertjis who wrote and performed the script through song. Souvertjis has a lovely soprano voice and she sure can belt out a high note at times reminiscent …

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Adelaide Fringe 2020 – Shell Shock – 5K

by Riccardo Barone “Shell Shock is a glimpse into that world of confusion, doubt and disconnection. It’s not about war, it’s about what happens when people come home when the war is over” (Capt Gemma Morgan). Those eyes have witnessed brutality and murder, pain and blood, brotherhood and mercy, won’t be able to stare at …

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Adelaide Fringe 2020 – VIVIR Flamenco Guitar & Dance – 5k

by Riccardo Barone Raul Mannola and Aylin Eleonora are an established acclaimed duo bringing the Art of Flamenco in everyone’s life; Aylin Eleonora choreograph and dances important flamenco repertoire majestically played by Raul Mannola. The show is spectacular, intense, unforgettable. The Garage International’s premises allow to create the perfect atmosphere for such a stunning programme, …

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Fringe Circus & Physical Theatre – Blanc de Blanc Encore – Fortuna Spiegeltent @ GOUD – 5K

Blanc de Blanc Encore will capture your imagination and leave you wanting more. A blend of cabaret, circus, burlesque and champagne — it’s extravagant, hedonistic and unlike anything else at the Fringe.

Fringe 2020 – Circus and Physical Theatre – The Black Blues Brothers – Cornucopia at Gluttony – 3.5K

By Ben Watson Acrobatically brilliant, theatrically poor. This show will provide entertainment, their airborne potential is magnificent. Whilst jumping, flipping and tumbling they will also attempt many scenes of comedy, often missing the mark. An adolescent crowd can accept this level of clunky mime-orientated humour however anyone looking for a fair dinkum comedy should most …

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LEHMO – Younger than Brad Pitt – Rhino Room – 4K

Lehmo is great; great fun and a great guy. 4K