Category: Theatre

RAW: State Theatre CEO Is Going

State Theatre Company Chief Executive Office Pamela Foulkes has opted not to renew her contract when it expires at the end of 2011, and will have her last day with the Company on 17 February 2012.

RAW: Sessions – Live Music In The Space – Jan 6 -21 Preview

From 6-21 January in 2012, Sessions will deliver an assortment of live music from across the globe and Australia showcasing 18 acts over 11 nights in the Space Theatre. With international acts on their first Australian tours and others returning with brand new shows, Sessions offers a fresh take on music for a diverse range of tastes.

RAW: SEX ON STAGE!!! – 121 and Slicing and Dicing

Slicing and Dicing – This is all great fun and one can only imagine the rehearsals were a treat to be involved in. Peter Dunn’s direction is spot on, all the cast warm to their tasks and the music and effects bring it all home.

RAW: A Chorus Line – From 31 Dec – Fest Theatre

The stunning Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical A CHORUS LINE is coming to Adelaide Festival Centre’s Festival Theatre for a limited season beginning December 31.Tickets are now on sale.

RAW: The Elephant Song – Bakehouse Theatre – Til 25th Nov – 4K

A gem. 4K

RAW: State Opera’s Carmen – 4.5K

‘Carmen’ is an almost unique production in that it would be equally suitable for operatic aficionados or complete newcomers, and the State Opera’s final production for 2011 was an almost perfectly successful incarnation of that marvellous opera.

RAW: John Waters – Her Majesty’s – 4K

Waters is a treasure and any lover of midnight / off the wall cinema of whatever age ought to take him in.

RAW: Holding the Man – State Theatre Company – Dunstan Playhouse until Nov 13 – 5K

Holding the Man manages to achieve that highly sort after balance between uproarious comedy and intense drama. Under the direction of Rosalba Clemente, it has you laughing uncontrollably at one point and fighting back tears at another. 5K

RAW: Beauty and the Beast – Northern Light Theatre Company – Until Oct 29

Overall this is a pleasing, quality production of a musical that will be very dear to many. It was a fun way to spend three hours, revisiting a childhood love.

RAW: Sexual Perversity in Chicago – Accidental Productions – Bakehouse Til 5th November

This is fine Adelaide theatre that can be enjoyed by all without having to camp out the night in Angas Street to do so.