Tag: Holden Street Theatres

Fringe 2020 : The Nights by Henry Naylor : 5K

The Nights is a brilliantly executed piece of theatre by three times Fringe First Award winning playwright Henry Naylor. Set in Britain in the wake of 9/11 and the invasions of Iraq and Syria it deals with how our lives have been transformed by those events. It exposes the moral ambiguities that arise when we …

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Fringe Theatre: Post Mortem – Holden Street Theatres – 3K

If they can be coaxed away from their devices, younger audiences will find this engaging fare without it ever being likely to shake them up. 3K

Fringe Theatre: Tartuffe – Holden Street Theatres – 3.5K

Squeezed into an hour this show seems a bit truncated; Still it makes for a fun hour at Holden Street. 3.5K

Fringe 2019 – Eurydice – The Sunken Garden Holden Street Theatres – 4K

This is a delightful retelling of the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. This time from a female perspective. The setting, the Sunken Garden at Holden Street Theatres, gives the performance a lovely ambience and is so appropriate as most of the story takes place outdoors. Casey Jay Andrews and Serena Manteghi, accompanied by a guitarist, …

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Fringe 2019 – The Archive of Educated Hearts – 4k – The Manse Holden Street Theatres

Casey Jay Andrews, writer and performer, welcomes us warmly into a room full of memories and proceeds to share the stories of four women affected by breast cancer. She deals with this difficult topic with warmth, empathy, and quiet humour. Sharing the stories of Karen, Dot, Ariole and Emma she moves seamlessly between anecdote, recordings …

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FRINGE THEATRE – Damian Callinan: The Merger – Holden Street – 4.5K

The Merger is great fun and even out of season it can only get the juices flowing for the winter competitions ahead. 4.5K

FRINGE THEATRE – Build a Rocket – HST – 4.5K

Manteghi delivers what will surely be one of the best performances to be witnessed this Fringe; she is masterful as she dances round, over and under the set turning from cynic to sad, tired to triumphant in flashes. The energy sustained is formidable, the passion for her character unflinching. 4.5K

FRINGE THEATRE – Games By Henry Naylor – HST – 4.5K

It all amounts to great theatre and not to be missed by serious theatre-goers this Adelaide Fringe. Tessie Orange-Turner is quite brilliant. 4.5K

FRINGE THEATRE – That Daring Australian Girl – Holden Street Theatres – 4.5K

Muriel Matters – heroine, warrior, woman! An intimate journey of suffrage and self-actualisation made alive under the magic touch of Joanne Hartstone. Kryztoff 4.5K

THEATRE – Men Behaving Badly – Holden Street – 3K

It all makes for a rollicking evening of theatre aided by quick and clever scene changes, use of video and lighting. 3K