Tag Archive: Bakehouse Theatre

Mar 08

FRINGE 2017: THEATRE – A Regular Little Houdini – Bakehouse Theatre – 4.5K

One of the quintessential Adelaide Fringe theatre experiences has got to be an engaging story, told by an engaging solo writer-performer, on an almost bare black stage. It’s a genre that allows the performer’s craft to shine through; their words to create the settings, and their portrayal to form multiple believable characters through small nuances …

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Mar 07

FRINGE 2017: THEATRE – The Baby Farmer – Bakehouse Theatre – 5K

For the poor and downtrodden lowest classes of Victorian London, life was appallingly bleak, and often short. Yet, over a century later, it’s possible to find a peculiar, fanciful, beauty connected to the horror that was the daily life of these people; which lends itself so well to tales of the macabre. It is within …

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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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Jul 11

THEATRE – Price Check the Musical – 4K

Price Check makes shopping more fun than it has ever been before. Check it out. 4K

Mar 03

FRINGE 2016: James McLean – Big Enough and Ugly Enough – 4.5K

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By Anthony Nguyen After a successful sold-out Fringe season in 2015, James McLean is back which a revised production of his hilariously uplifting show, Big Enough and Ugly Enough, through the assistance and tutorship of award-winning artist, Wes Snelling. Having seen James McLean’s show premiering at last year’s Fringe, I had the pleasure to once …

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Feb 16

FRINGE 2016: THEATRE – The Last Time I Saw Richard – Bakehouse Theatre – 4.5K

The Last Time I saw Richard is a quirky, well-paced, exploration of a romantic relationship. Written by Cat Commander, it’s an eloquently penned series of encounters between two people, which is often funny, sometimes moving and always engaging. When we first meet them, April and Richard are newly acquainted and clearly hitting it off. The …

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Dec 08

THEATRE – The Lost WW1 Diary – Damian Callinan – 5K

Callinan wit, observations and sentiments are razor sharp.

Sep 24

THEATRE – The Audition – Bakehouse – 3.5K

A compelling psychological drama that reveals what it takes to be a great actor. 3.5K

Jul 27

THEATRE – The Perfectionist – Bakehouse – 4K

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This is all a great fun production in true Williamson style; one to be enjoyed and not taken too seriously. 4K

Jun 15

THEATRE – Reasons to be Pretty – Bakehouse – 3.5K

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By Peter Maddern Those easily offended by foul language and superficiality in human relations probably should not indulge in Neil Labute’s Reasons to be Pretty, the Bakehouse Theatre Company’s latest production. The play opens with a tirade by twenty-something Steph (Clare Mansfield) directed at her soon to be ex-boyfriend, Greg (Nic Krieg). It’s about some …

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