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Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2013 – Love. War. Death. Brel – Space Theatre

For many, Jacques Brel is synonymous with raw, dark cabaret which exudes despair, fear, loneliness and black humour. This atmosphere was heightened in the especially set-up Space Theatre, which was only lacking thick clouds of cigarette smoke and weeping sailors to completely transform it into a mid-century Parisian or Brusselier nightclub. Helen Morse, doyenne of …

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ADELAIDE FRINGE 2013 – Les Deux Amis – presented by Jean Francois Gavanon

It was pleasing to see a show as unique and eccentric as Les Deux Amis, a recitation of various fables from the 17th century French poet Jean de la Fontaine – in French – play to a sell-out crowd during the Fringe. Performed by Jean Francois Gavanon, in countless different guises including a monkey, a …

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