Category: Theatre

FRINGE 2019 – Shit-Faced Shakespeare – The May Wirth @ Gluttony – 4.5K

  “I just peed in my pants a little. Just a little bit” – Hermia, A Midsummer Night’s Dream??   Did you love Shakespeare in high school English? Or did you hate it with a passion? Well, it doesn’t matter: the cast of Shit-Faced Shakespeare don’t care either way. For the next four weeks of the …

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FRINGE THEATRE – Scott Wings: Whiplash – The National Wine Centre, Adelaide – 3.5K

By Alisha Dyer Wearing your heart on your sleeve is way too cliché for Scott Wings. His likes to hide under restaurant tables, in the handbags of potential lovers. Or completely pack up and leave at the most inconvenient of times, leaving his brain all alone to navigate the world both inside and outside of …

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Fringe 2019 – Anya Anastasia : The Executioners – 5K

A highly entertaining performance full of subtle satire and cutting wit. Self-appointed superhero Anastasia opens her show via live facetime, thus setting the scene for what is to follow. Accompanied by her very talented ‘au pair’ Gareth Chin she takes us on a rollicking ride where she rails against lightweight activism. Clever song writing and …

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Fringe 2019 – The Archive of Educated Hearts – 4k – The Manse Holden Street Theatres

Casey Jay Andrews, writer and performer, welcomes us warmly into a room full of memories and proceeds to share the stories of four women affected by breast cancer. She deals with this difficult topic with warmth, empathy, and quiet humour. Sharing the stories of Karen, Dot, Ariole and Emma she moves seamlessly between anecdote, recordings …

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FRINGE THEATRE – Penny Arcade: Bitch!Dyke!Faghag!Whore! – RCC FRINGE – Scott Theatre, Adelaide – 4K

By Alisha Dyer In her 50th performance year, Penny Arcade (aka Susana Ventura) brings her bold and sexy show from New York to Adelaide in a theatrical 90 minute performance. A self-described Bitch and Faghag, she recounts her personal experiences as both an ally and member of the LGBTIQA+ community alongside historical events that had …

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FRINGE THEATRE – Damian Callinan: The Merger – Holden Street – 4.5K

The Merger is great fun and even out of season it can only get the juices flowing for the winter competitions ahead. 4.5K

FRINGE THEATRE – Build a Rocket – HST – 4.5K

Manteghi delivers what will surely be one of the best performances to be witnessed this Fringe; she is masterful as she dances round, over and under the set turning from cynic to sad, tired to triumphant in flashes. The energy sustained is formidable, the passion for her character unflinching. 4.5K

FRINGE THEATRE – Games By Henry Naylor – HST – 4.5K

It all amounts to great theatre and not to be missed by serious theatre-goers this Adelaide Fringe. Tessie Orange-Turner is quite brilliant. 4.5K

MUSICAL – Madiba – Entertainment Centre – 3K

The songs and music move the show along and the last few are well worth the price of admission. Otherwise the story telling and choreography is somewhat lame. 3K

THEATRE – NORTH BY NORTHWEST – Festival Theatre – 4K

It’s clever, well-crafted and typically great fun for a summer Festival Theatre season. 4K