Tag Archive: Space Theatre

Oct 01

OzAsia 2017 – Scary Beauty – The Space Theatre – 3K

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By Tom Eckert Image © Justine Emard Keeichiro Shibuya, a prominent man in the progressive electronic music scene in Japan brings his music and a sophisticated android to Adelaide. Backed by the Australian arts orchestra, Keiichiro summons soundscapes directly out of a computer imbued with musicality. The pieces are heavily modified with electrical effects and …

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Sep 26

FAIRWEATHER – OZ ASIA FESTIVAL – 4.5K

An evocative, haunting multimedia performance incorporating spoken word, visual imagery and music, “Fairweather” is based on the life and work of the enigmatic artist Ian Fairweather. Composer Erik Griswold, artist Glen Henderson, and poet/narrator Rodney Hall have come together to present his story in a way that reflects Fairweather’s paintings : their multi-layered nature, rhythm …

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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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May 13

DANCE – Mortal Condition – The Space – 3.5K

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For me the first part worked much better but lovers of modern dance will enjoy the whole experience. 3.5K

Apr 07

THEATRE – OLD TIMES – Space – 3.5K

Tony Knight’s direction elicits excellent performances from each of his cast, often moving his players around the floor like chess pieces as the tactical battle between their characters plays out. 3.5K

Nov 11

THEATRE: The Popular Mechanicals – STCSA – Space Theatre – 4K

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One of the best known comedic troupes on the stage, the Mechanicals from William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream are made even funnier in Keith Robinson and Tony Taylor’s modern revision of their story. Mixing clever wordplay, vaudevillian sketch comedy, slapstick humour, music, and more, in with the original dialogue from Shakespeare, this show is …

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Mar 05

FESTIVAL – Girl Asleep – The Space, AFC

In Windmill Theatre’s Girl Asleep, we meet Greta (Ellen Steele), a teenage girl who has just moved house for the umpteenth time because of her Dad’s (Matthew Whittet) job and is struggling to work out where she fits in: in her family, in her new school, in the world in general. Greta’s a fairly quiet …

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Oct 01

OzAsia – SuperEverything – Space Theatre – 4K

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One of the highlights of this 2013’s OzAsia Festival is this performance by UK’s pioneering audio-visual artists The Light Surgeons, who have masterfully fused their art with Malaysian artists and musicians Chor Guan, Hands Percussion and Rhythm in Bronze to perform SuperEverything. This live audio-visual performance exploded across Space Theatre’s stage to sift through the …

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Sep 21

OzAsia – T’ang Quartet – Space Theatre – 4K

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The multi-awarded T’ang Quartet arrived in Adelaide early spring to perform the show Secret and Songs in Space Theatre as part of this years OzAsia Festival. They featured a mix of their most popular performances based on eastern and western roots. The show began with Mugam Sayagi a song composed by Germany-based Azerbaijani composer and …

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Jun 14

CABARET FESTIVAL: You, Me & the Bloody Sea – Space Theatre – 4K

While it still needs to be cut back and tightened in terms of the narrative and set list, the actual words, music and performances are all top quality and it’s a highly enjoyable show. 4K

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