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ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL 2018 – SUNGLASSES AT NIGHT – 3.5K

by Riccardo Barone Total eclipse of the heart… just because a partial one is not enough! Sunglasses at night, an iconic song just to describe a past generation made up with heartaches, hangovery headaches, stories of everyday life that sucks more and more, sadness as a life-pose and success as time line life crescendo (from …

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CABARET FESTIVAL 2018 – Carla Lippis: Cast a Dark Shadow – 5K, Adelaide Festival Centre

Chanteuse Carla Lippis, supported by her talented band, rips through a range of rock and roll classics, original tunes, and cabaret classics in an excellent hour of entertainment that does the Adelaide Cabaret Festival proud. Chic in black outfits, her trademark bob, and blood-red lipstick, Lippis is instantly iconic as she works her way through …

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GREAT MOSCOW CIRCUS 2018 – 5K

by Riccardo Barone Four motorbikes, like imprisoned bumblebees trying really hard to escape from the humongous caged up sphere, have shocked the audience. Is today a good day to die walking inside/outside (even backwards) of a huge rotating spinning wheel (even blind folded) challenged by gravity and weight? If that’s not good enough for you …

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FRINGE 2018 – THE PLEASURE PROJECT – 4K

by Riccardo Barone Can the clitoris save humanity? Ava Bogle, writer, actor, filmmaker, comedian and sex blogger based in LA, writes and perform this hilarious show interpreting six different characters who alternate on the stage. Six women from outher space on a mission: clitoris, this unknown, is the key (from the Greek κλείς – key) to …

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FRINGE 2018 – MENGELE – 5K

by Riccardo Barone Sarcastically, cold as a perforating iced dart, she stands and listens. She listens to him, which has very much to say. To confess. A confession that has to emerge up to the surface, soon or later. A truthful truth, being denied and hidden behind “eroic gesta“, behind the fake wheel of world …

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FRINGE 2018 – COMEDY – Amos Gill – Where Have I Been All Your Life? – RHINO ROOM – 4K

By Olivia Henry. You might recognise Adelaide’s Amos Gill from hit107, ABCTV’s All Star Comedy Gala or even Just For Laughs. However, if you’ve never seen him live, his new show is Amos as you’ve never seen him before.   The radio star’s gift of the gab translates well to the stage. He takes the …

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FRINGE 2018 – THEATRE – The Colour Orange: The Pauline Hanson Musical – Raj House – 4.5K

The current political landscape is dark and divisive. At times like this, when politics becomes a caricature of itself, all we can really do is laugh. The Colour Orange outlines the history of One Nation and the unusual rise, fall, and rise again of Pauline Hanson. Through music played by five-piece band, The Flaming Howards, …

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FRINGE 2018: The Best of Scottish Comedy – 3.5K

The Sky Room of the Griffith’s Hotel was alive with laughter on Tuesday evening with the Best of Scottish Comedy Fringe show. The show features stand-up comedy from Vladimir McTavish and two other Scottish comedians every night until March 4. Tuesday night started with the self-proclaimed “best afro-celtic comedian” Bruce Fummey. Bruce got the audience …

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FRINGE 2018 – CIRCUS – The Displaced – Tandanya – 4K

By Julia Cudsi In the interests of full disclosure, I was extremely confused at the beginning of this show – I had intended, and prepared to attend, an improv show and was mightily confused when (what I had assumed to be a brief warm-up act of gymnastics) went on for more than 15 minutes. This …

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FRINGE 2017 – COMEDY – Sam Peterson: Sammy P Has Friends/Creationism with Fiona O’Loughlin – 3K

Creationism (Formerly Sammy P Has Friends) is a situational/sketch comedy stage show at Adelaide’s beloved Rhino Room. It features God’s chosen angels, Sam and Fiona, discussing the creation of the world as it unfolds over seven days. The angels create things like sleep, regret and kangaroos, and discuss the effects of these things on humans. …

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