Category: Fringe 2015

Adelaide Fringe 2015

A Bee’s Dick Away FRINGE 2015 4K

Lisa Harper Campbell’s one woman show, a Bee’s Dick Away, begins with a cantankerous teenager bursting into her bedroom and revealing that she was quite close to having never existed. The play is a frank and humorous discussion of a woman’s right to choose whether or not to have a child and the difficult questions …

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FRINGE 2015: Art of Tease – Shotz Bar – 2K

Mixed amongst a few talented tantalising burlesque performers who have a grasp on how to work the tease to the music, with some stunning costumes and gorgeous, tattoo covered, wiggling bodies is a very disruptive MC and some performers who seem to have forgotten both the art and tease of the theme completely. The ever …

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FRINGE 2015: The Princess and the Glass Piano – Channel 9 Studios: The Chapel of Love – 3.5K

A princess appears and makes the unusual statement that inside her small frame, there is a glass piano. How it got there, she’s not exactly sure, but it has been there for a while and appears to be permanent. Aside from this minor affliction, she seems a bright, intelligent and sensible girl; though perhaps she …

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FRINGE 2015: Truth Be Told Neel Kolhatkar – ComedySuperNova – 4.5K

If you’re looking for some culture, like one of the audience – you won’t go wrong on this. Truth Be Told speaks for itself, as this Youtube comedian speaks of what is happening in … it gets funnier. If you recognise this bloke from his ‘Australia in 2 minutes’ video that catapulted him to this …

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FRINGE 2015: James McLean – Big Enough and Ugly Enough – 4K

By Anthony Nguyen After debuting in 2012 with his musical comedy hit, A Kick in the Head and Other Seduction Techniques, James McLean is back for the 2015 Adelaide Fringe with his new comedy show Big Enough and Ugly Enough. Big Enough and Ugly Enough tells McLean’s story when he received a letter and an …

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Fringe 2015 – VIRADA – TAP. ACROBATICS. PERCUSSION – The Garden of Unearthly Delights – The Factory – 4K

By Tom Eckert Virada first and foremost is a feel good show. The gently wafting smoke struck through with lights in moody blues and reds combine to create an atmosphere of anticipation primed by the gentle folk blues playing in the background. From the first drum beat there is a rhythmic pulse that runs through …

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FRINGE 2015 – Illuminate – Gluttony – 2.5K

I was somewhat underwhelmed. 2.5K

FRINGE 2015: COUNTING BARS – Tale of the Singing Inmates – 4K

By Anthony Nguyen The Tale of the Singing Inmates is a unique storytelling experience that combines comedic theatre with acapella-style singing. Performed by a South Australian theatre group, the story follows Lyle who is a new inmate to a high-security all-male prison where he discovers that a talent contest is being held where the winner(s) …

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FRINGE 2015: Fin – A Feast of Fools – Royal Croquet Club: The Black Box – 3K

A strange group of characters come together on the high seas: haunting shanties are sung by a three legged girl; the crew are agile acrobats; a mermaid appears and turns out to be quite adept with a hula-hoop; and a bewildering creature, who seems to be some sort of sentient buoy and is obsessed with …

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FRINGE 2015: Late Night Story – Ayers House Museum: State Dining Room – 4K

There’s something peculiarly appealing about a horror story that takes place in your own city. Writer Van Badham has crafted an intriguing and creepy tale, delivered in a classical gothic mystery style but set in Adelaide in the mid-19th century. There are the archetypal elements of such a story: a young seemingly innocent protagonist, an …

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