Tag Archive: Royal Croquet Club

Mar 07

FRINGE CABARET – Anya Anastasia – Rogue Romantic – 4K

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Rogue Romantic is a delight of humour and song, verve and velvet. It warms as it rumbles you inside. Anya more than ever shines as what the Fringe was and should be. She is our Fringe Queen. 4K

Feb 25

FRINGE 2017 – 80s Kid’s Disco – Royal Croquet Club – 4K

The title of this show is pretty gosh-darn self-explanatory: a disco, for kids, set to 80s music. Bam. That’s exactly what’s offered, and exactly what is delivered by Austrian DJ Peter Baecker. Armed with hundreds of balloons (reminiscent of the iconic 80s peace ballad 99 Luftballons) and a vast array of era-appropriate wigs, costumes and other …

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Feb 22

FRINGE 2017 – Soweto Gospel Choir – The Panama Club, Royal Croquet Club – 4.5K

A lot of Fringe acts are unknown quantities – in buying tickets for a show, you are effectively taking a punt on whether the performance is going to be any good. But then there are some acts with such international clout and strong reputation preceding them that you know that the experience is going to be fantastic, …

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Feb 18

FRINGE 2016: FAG/STAG – 4K

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By Anthony Nguyen Based in Perth, Jeffrey Jay Fowler and Chris Isaacs debut at the 2016 Adelaide Fringe with their award-winning show FAG/STAG. Narrated separately between the two performers, the story tells of the troubled struggles of two best friends (gay and straight) from different and sometimes conflicting perspectives. As told through the eyes of …

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Mar 08

Fringe 2015: Acts of Absurdity – Royal Croquet Club – Ukiyo – 2K

As the name says, very much a series of absurd acts, sprinkled with a few highlights which are quite entertaining moments thanks to some skilful acts and humorous clownery. But sadly left at the end realising the reason for the late time slot. At the Royal Croquet Club – Ukiyo until Saturday 14 March. Rated …

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Feb 26

FRINGE 2015: Fin – A Feast of Fools – Royal Croquet Club: The Black Box – 3K

A strange group of characters come together on the high seas: haunting shanties are sung by a three legged girl; the crew are agile acrobats; a mermaid appears and turns out to be quite adept with a hula-hoop; and a bewildering creature, who seems to be some sort of sentient buoy and is obsessed with …

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Feb 25

FRINGE 2015 – White Rabbit Red Rabbit – Royal Croquet Club: The Rastelli – 3.5K

White Rabbit Red Rabbit is a fascinating concept. Written in 2010 by Iranian author Nassim Soleimanpour, the script is given to an actor on stage and they are then expected to cold read it to the audience.  The actor has as little idea of what to expect as the audience and it is up to …

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Feb 23

FRINGE 2015: Bromance – Royal Croquet Club – Ukiyo – 4K

Bromance – Noun (informal) 1. A close but non-sexual relationship between two men. Early 21st cent: blend of brother and romance. The first show by this troupe of 3 young Brits, Charlie Wheeller, Beren D’Amico and Louis Gift, which they put together after graduating from London’s circus school, The Circus Space, earning accolades in Edinburgh …

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Feb 18

FRINGE 2015: Leo – Royal Croquet Club – The Menagerie – 4K

One man who defies gravity as he finds himself trapped in a simple room lit by a single light bulb with his briefcase discovering that the world he finds himself in has shifted. As his curiosity overcomes the fear, Leo finds self entertaining ways to exploit his discovery to eventually reach a point where his …

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Feb 16

FRINGE 2015: A Simple Space – Royal Croquet Club – The Menagerie – 5K

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Described as “Cirque Du Soleil with a fistful of grit” it is raw inconceivable strength of determination that entertains, leaving the audience as breathless as these superhuman acrobats must surely be with their physical performance. 5K

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