Tag Archive: Adelaide Fringe 2017

Mar 16

FRINGE VISUAL ART – 1:1 – FELTspace – 2K

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In 1:1, artist Sara Morawetz brings to life the essay “On the Impossibility of Drawing a Map of the Empire on a Scale of 1 to 1″ by Umberto Eco. The gallery space is minimalist, with a giant, crumpled fabric map in the centre, and a screen at the front of the room. In a looping …

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Mar 15

FRINGE COMEDY – Anna Log – The Griffins Hotel – 3K

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If you like down to earth comedy drawn from everyday life, Anna Log is the comedian for you. She’s quite “underground,” so be warned, you’ll find yourself in a small audience and interacting directly with the artist. The show was more like a comedic conversation with a stranger than a show where the artist talks …

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Mar 14

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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Mar 11

FRINGE 2017 – ECHOES OF THE MASK – MARRAYATTVILLE HIGH SCHOOL – 4K

A non-narrative experimental theatre event using film, performance, dance, live and recorded music, and creative set design.  Scenes were written by various groups of students using the theme of voyeurism as a cohesive link between the pieces. The audience were put in the position of being the watched as well as being the watchers, sometimes …

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Mar 08

Limbo Unhinged – The Garden – 4K

The Limbo gang are back with a more incredible show than ever. Combining physical theatre, circus stunts, comedy and acrobatics, Limbo Unhinged is a fantastic show. From the very first act the performers had the audience roused. The show begins with physical theatre; a man who winds and bends himself like a corkscrew. This is …

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Mar 08

Mother’s Ruin – A Cabaret About Gin – The Garden – 4K

If you’re looking for a night of beautiful voices, comedy gold and gin Mother’s Ruin is the show for you. A dazzling performance by two rising stars in the Adelaide Cabaret scene.   Prepare to laugh and learn as your two hosts (and pianist) take you through the history and urban myths that surround gin. …

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Mar 05

FRINGE 2017 – Zach Zucker: Human Person – 4.5K

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Zach Zucker, the ‘Zach’ half of 2017 Fringe comedy hit – and winner of the coveted weekly Fringe award for Best Comedy – “Zach and Viggo: Thunderflop” also brings his excellent solo show Human Person to this year’s Fringe Festival. Human Person sees Zach experimenting with a range of ridiculous and hilarious characters, including the recurring “Theatre …

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Mar 02

FRINGE 2017 – Baby Got Back – Spiegel Zelt at Gluttony – 4K

Like its stars, this show delivers exactly what it promises in the blurb, and then some – flesh, profanity, hilarity, sex and nudity. Lots and lots of nudity. Led by hilarious MC Memphis Mae, who enlisted the help of the audience to “make her ass famous”, the all-girl troupe took us on a celebration of all things debaucherous and sexy, ranging …

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Mar 02

FRINGE 2017: THEATRE – Ophelia’s Shadow – The Bakehouse – 2.5K

Ophelia’s Shadow, is one of several abridged, adapted and modernised versions of Shakespeare’s plays that are on offer this Fringe. This particular show focuses on the character of Ophelia in Hamlet, with lashings of 90s garage rock, plenty of black clothes, and grungy dancing. It aims to use the character of Ophelia to explore the …

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Mar 01

FRINGE COMEDY – Becky Brunnings: Beaming – The Piglet at Gluttony – 3K

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Becky Brunning is an unassuming comic. In her words, if she were a sandwich, she’d be egg. Largely based around her supposed personal failings and a deep love for food, there’s something relatable in Brunning’s show for anyone who’s failed their driver’s test, been the least attractive friend or attempted Dry July. By Brunning’s own …

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