Tag Archive: Cabaret

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 04

FRINGE 2017 – The Paris Underground Cabaret – 3K

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The Paris Underground Cabaret sticks to its theme – parisian music, an emcee with a thick french accent, and costumes that consist of striped tops, red berets, and monochrome everything. There are acts in the catacombs of the City of Light, and war-time lovers dance forlornly. The problem with being a cabaret act at the …

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Feb 25

FRINGE 2017 – Prohibition – Gluttony – 4K

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As soon as you enter the Speakeasy in Gluttony, you’re told that you’ve gone back into time to Paddy’s in 1930s prohibition era Chicago. You’re introduced to a range of characters, each bringing their own comedic, sultry elements to the party. With a mixture of acrobatics, magic tricks, cabaret, and stand up, Prohibition has something …

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Feb 25

FRINGE 2017: Little Death Club – The Black Forest – The Royal Croquet Club – 2K

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By Tom Eckert Little Death Club promises ” an hour of dangerously funny cabaret, sideshow and burlesque at its most inappropriate and hilarious best” and manages to hit all the marks except for that last one. In previous iterations, Dead Man Comedy has produced shows with the same leading woman that were charactersied by their …

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Feb 25

FRINGE 2017 – Comfort Food Cabaret – Adelaide Central Market – 4K

You’ve heard of dinner and a show, but what happens when dinner is the show? Comfort Food Cabaret is new to the Adelaide Fringe this year and it has certainly brought life to the Market Kitchen at Adelaide Central Markets.   The evening was full of surprises, with artist Michelle Pearson singing, cooking and storytelling …

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Feb 20

FRINGE CABARET / COMEDY – Peter Goers is “SMOKED HAM” – 5K

by Riccardo Barone  “Who knows what they do with these cucumbers wrapped into plastic before they sell to us.” Sold out, and the the public really couldn’t stop laughing. It is not at all a show particularly for old people. Everyone is captured by the flowing and looking forward to the next story. Stories of …

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Jun 25

The Adelaide Cabaret Festival – 2016 – The Birds – The Space Theatre – 3K

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By Tom Eckert To walk into The Space Theatre occupied by The Birds is to feel like you are walking into the dimly like smoke halls of burlesque past. Women lounge lasciviously around the hall awaiting you to take your seat. From the outset this takes the form of a typical burlesque show. Each individual …

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Jun 24

3.5K – The Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2016 – Starman – Sven Ratzke – The Space Theatre – 3.5K

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By Tom Eckert     Sven Ratzke, a Dutch man performing the work of Bowie inhabits the Space Theatre like a moody wolf prowling the stage (and occasionally the auditorium). He owns the space he occupies and does so it the most flashy of ways. This man has a reservedly rich voice comfortable in all …

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Jun 19

Cabaret Festival – Sammy J: The Sammy J Songbook – 4K

By Olivia Henry   You might recognise Sammy J from his shows with Randy the purple puppet, the Adelaide Fringe, or ABC’s Playground Politics. Well, he’s back in Adelaide for the Cabaret Festival with The Sammy J Songbook.   Armed with a piano and a juice box, Sammy J takes the audience on a musical …

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