Category: Theatre

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

THEATRE – OzAsia – Secret Love in Peach Blossom Land – Playhouse – 4.5K

Adelaide audiences treated to a classic of contemporary Chinese theatre. 4.5K

THEATRE – The Gods of Strangers – State Theatre – Playhouse – 3.5K

Dina Panozzo gives one of the best performances seen on the boards of the Playhouse this year – 3.5K

WAR SUM UP – OZ ASIA – PLAYHOUSE – 4.5K

War Sum Up is an hypnotic palimpsest of music, entrancing vocals and stunning visuals. A woman in modern-day dress enters playing a music box and drifts into beautiful and melancholy singing. Located at the front of the stage she attempts to continue with her life in spite of the dramas unfolding behind her. The theme …

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THEATRE — OZ ASIA — While I Was Waiting— Dunstan Playhouse —4K

Both a political commentary and a portrayal of an ordinary young man’s life, ‘While I Was Waiting’ adds a much-needed human element to our understanding of the Syrian Civil War.