Category: Theatre

Fringe 2019 – PUSSY RIOT – Riot Act

PUSSY RIOT — Riot Act  The Attic – RCC Fringe Feb 27th 2019 – 8PM   Review by GARY CLARKE                                                                                                                                           5 STARS “Planned Leaping and Hopping”  was the description one church employee gave at the trial of …

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Fringe 2019 – Double Denim: A Very Fancy Dinner Party – Cupola – 4K

In every comedy duo, there’s a straight man and a funny man. Double Denim – featuring Michelle Brasier and Laura Frew – is not every comedy duo. There is no straight man here; it’s just crazy and crazier. Double Denim: A Very Fancy Dinner Party is a kooky parody of My Kitchen Rules, with the …

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Fringe 2019 – The Tiger Lillies Present Edgar Allan Poe’s Haunted Palace – RCC Elder Hall – 5K

The eerie ethereal sounds of the theramin were a fortuitous forewarning to any audience member not yet familiar with the dark cabaret of the Tiger Lillies. Based on the life and work of Edgar Allan Poe this performance contains songs based on Poe`s poems and stories, as well as original material. Elder Hall is transformed …

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FRINGE 2019 – LASER KIWI – Studio 7 @ GOUD – 3K

Laser Kiwi has returned for the 2019 Adelaide Fringe, bringing their unique brand of circus sketch comedy with them. What should you expect? Spontaneous dance sketches like Aunty Donna? Check. Impressive circus acts? Check. Flight of the Conchords-eqsue awkwardness? Check. Jokes that were probably written by your dad? Oooh yes. Big check. The show started …

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Fringe 2019 – Eurydice – The Sunken Garden Holden Street Theatres – 4K

This is a delightful retelling of the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. This time from a female perspective. The setting, the Sunken Garden at Holden Street Theatres, gives the performance a lovely ambience and is so appropriate as most of the story takes place outdoors. Casey Jay Andrews and Serena Manteghi, accompanied by a guitarist, …

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Fringe 2019 – Umbrella Man – National Wine Centre – 4K

Marooned and shoeless and working as a tour guide at Angkor Wat, Umbrella Man shares his story of misfortune and naivety. Managing to be humorous and engaging throughout, he takes us with him on his journey through hope, grief and homesickness into a gentle spiral of madness and conspiracy theories via spoken word poetry, ‘local …

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FRINGE THEATRE – Oysters – Bakehouse Theatre – Kryztoff

A sensitive and educational introspective, unearthing pearls along the way. Brahms, classical music icon, as you’ve never seen him before. Kryztoff Rating 3.5K

FRINGE THEATRE – The Professor – The Bakehouse – 3K

As much as western culture may be under attack these days by friends of this type of professor, it is hardly defended adequatelty by The Professor. 3K

FRINGE 2019 – ALL CHANGE – 5K

by Riccardo Barone Life’s cycle. But the memory remains. Or it could remain, maybe hidden between a daily ink-check of our favorite pen and a weekly visit of our first daughter. No, hang on, our second daughter.  But did she really come? In the scene every object establishes a strong bond with the past becoming …

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FRINGE THEATRE, The Archive of Educated Hearts, Holden Street Theatres, 5K

A performance both vulnerable and powerful. The sort of perspective-shattering affair that results from an inarticulate heart made articulate. Kryztoff Rating 5K