Tag Archive: Garden of Unearthly Delights

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 13

Dave Thornton – So On and So Forth – Studio 7 – The Garden of Unearthly Delights – 4K

By Olivia Henry   You may recognise Dave Thornton from ABC’s Upper Middle Bogan or Comedy Channel’s Just for Laughs Stand-Up series. Although this is an impressive resume, I knew for sure I would enjoy the show when I approached the box office to pick up my tickets, the lady serving me exclaimed, “oooh!” as …

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Mar 08

Fringe 2016 – Exposing Edith – Spiegeltent – Garden of Unearthly Delights – Rating 5K – Review by Julie Robins

A wonderful cabaret act providing an emotional ride through the life of Edith Piaf via song, storytelling and music.

Mar 06

Fringe 2016: Grumble: Sex Clown Saves the World – Le Cascadeur – The Garden of Unearthly Delights – 3.5K

By Olivia Henry   Upon walking into Le Cascadeur, the audience is met with a colourful pile of rubbish, and a pair of long, stiletto-clad legs protruding from a trash can.   What follows is a very odd, one-woman cabaret adventure to save the world. Betty Grumble is a self-described surreal showgirl and obscene beauty …

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Mar 05

Fringe 2016: Nazeem Hussain – Hussain in the Membrane – Studio 7 – The Garden of Unearthly Delights – 3.5K

By Olivia Henry   You may recognise Nazeem Hussain: he’s an Australian comedian of Sri Lankan descent, and star of SBS’s Legally Brown. Hussain is back in Adelaide this year for his hour-long stand up show, Hussain in the Membrane. In this show, he tackles a wide variety of topics such as home ownership, marriage, …

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Mar 01

FRINGE 2016: HEARTACHE & DRUM BREAKS – DELUXE – 3.5K

By Olivia Henry   Heartache & Drum Breaks is “not a dance party. It’s a listening party.” Created by DJ and sound designer, Tim Whitt, this show is a collection of his 300 favourite songs, set to a unique visual experience created by Trav Nash. It is a simple concept, three years in the making: …

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Feb 23

FRINGE 2016: The Amy Winehouse Show – Back to Black – 4K

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By Amy Nancarrow Renowned jazz singer Amy Winehouse may have lived a short and tragic life, but she could certainly sing. She has been posthumously crowned as one of the greats by jazz legend Tony Bennett – Winehouse’s personal hero – and it has been almost unanimously declared that she was one of the most …

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Feb 21

FRINGE 2016 – Amazing Drumming Monkeys – “The Tree Show” – 3K

By Julia Cudsi Despite this act having been around for some years, I have never quite gotten around to seeing The Amazing Drumming Monkeys, so I was very excited to finally take my brood along to see this show. Very much a “what you see is what you get” style show, this performance melds impressive puppetry …

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Feb 17

Fringe 2016 – Yeti’s Demon Dive Bar – The Garden of Unearthly Delights – The Deluxe– 4K

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By Tom Eckert Yeti’s Demon Dive Bar, a production from EastEnd Cabaret and Dead Man Comedy who also brought us East End Caberet, presents us with another exercise in the delightfully absurd. You soon give up on following the narrative of this show for, whilst it is there, it swings so rapidly between the earnest and …

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Feb 11

The Garden of Unearthly Delights 2016 Preview

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By Peter Maddern No matter the sometimes lame efforts of the Fringe Office to promote otherwise (where is this year’s street parade going?), The Garden of Unearthly Delights is well entrenched as the spiritual home of the Adelaide Fringe. As the years have gone on, so it seems the Garden continues to grow, now nearly …

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