Category: Performing Art

Performing Art

RAW: Danny Boyle’s Frankenstein – Review – 4K

Danny Boyle’s Frankenstein is a theatrical and cinematic experience and if this is your first take at live theatre at the Palace Cimemas, then you may well find in years to come it becomes one of those where were you when you first saw … moments, along with things like colour television.

RAW: Turns – Her Majesty’s Til 16th April – 3.5K

Two of Australia’s finest theatre treasures, Reg Livermore and Nancye Hayes, are in Adelaide to present Livermore’s Turns, ‘a pantomime with a twist’.

RAW: Cabaret Festival Launch – Festival Theatre – 2 April 2011

By Julia Loipersberger A gala night of nights, the Festival Theatre packed in almost 2,000 eager Adelaideans desperate to find out which acts would be showcasing their talent at the 2011 Adelaide Cabaret Festival, kicking off in June. MC’d ably (but somewhat superfluously) by the enthusiastic Amanda Blair, the evening kicked off with various speeches …

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Leader of the Pack – Northern Light Theatre Company – 3.5K

This was an enjoyable production. While lighter on plot than most musicals, it provided an opportunity to hear Ellie Greenwich’s hit songs performed live and gave a little insight into the woman behind the music. 3.5K

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) – Dunstan Playhouse – 4K

Not all of the jokes succeeded, but enough did so that laughter resounded through the auditorium. Although some individuals may find the lowbrow humour that is undeniably present in this show irksome, the opening night audience’s reaction indicates that the majority will enjoy it for the amusing and gentle mockery that it is. 4K