Tag: Theatre

FRINGE THEATRE CABARET – Hero Girl: Raising a Revolutionary! – Tandanya – The Third Space, Adelaide – 4K

By Alisha Dyer Delia Olam brings an immediate warmth to the stage, and I’m not even referring to the torch she carries for revolutionary change – which is bright! With Hero Girl, she has opened up a conversation about gender equality and the roles of females throughout history and in today’s society. With the help …

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FRINGE COMEDY — ERIC’S TALES OF THE SEA — Ferguson Room @ The National Wine Centre — 4K

‘Eric’s Tales of the Sea’ is exactly what it sounds like — good old-fashioned storytelling by a former submariner of the Royal Navy Submarines. And it’s excellent. 4K

FRINGE THEATRE — THE SORRY MUM PROJECT — Exhibition Hall @ The National Wine Centre — 3.5K

Both a cathartic performance of coming to terms with her own guilt and a sincere apology to her mum, ‘The Sorry Mum Project’ is a modern, fun and honest theatre performance that is firmly grounded in the real world. 3.5K

Fringe 2019 – Bourgeois and Maurice – RCC Little Theatre – 4K

We are all going to die. So we might as well go out dancing to a disco beat, with this talented and charismatic (probably human) duo as our guides. Bourgeois and Maurice, the upbeat dancer and the downbeat pianist, tell us that they are workshopping their next show and trying it out on us here …

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Fringe 2019 – PUSSY RIOT – Riot Act

PUSSY RIOT — Riot Act  The Attic – RCC Fringe Feb 27th 2019 – 8PM   Review by GARY CLARKE                                                                                                                                           5 STARS “Planned Leaping and Hopping”  was the description one church employee gave at the trial of …

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FRINGE 2019 – LASER KIWI – Studio 7 @ GOUD – 3K

Laser Kiwi has returned for the 2019 Adelaide Fringe, bringing their unique brand of circus sketch comedy with them. What should you expect? Spontaneous dance sketches like Aunty Donna? Check. Impressive circus acts? Check. Flight of the Conchords-eqsue awkwardness? Check. Jokes that were probably written by your dad? Oooh yes. Big check. The show started …

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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 – Umbrella Man – National Wine Centre – 4K

Marooned and shoeless and working as a tour guide at Angkor Wat, Umbrella Man shares his story of misfortune and naivety. Managing to be humorous and engaging throughout, he takes us with him on his journey through hope, grief and homesickness into a gentle spiral of madness and conspiracy theories via spoken word poetry, ‘local …

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FRINGE CIRCUS & PHYSICAL THEATRE – Back Left – Tandanya Theatre, Adelaide – 3K

By Alisha Dyer Forget what you think you know about this act, let go of any expectations and treat it as a “lucky dip” Fringe show. The Back Left Project was conceived by a duo, as a duo act, but has arrived in Adelaide a solo performance. It is obvious that some of the original …

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FRINGE 2019 – Shit-Faced Shakespeare – The May Wirth @ Gluttony – 4.5K

  “I just peed in my pants a little. Just a little bit” – Hermia, A Midsummer Night’s Dream??   Did you love Shakespeare in high school English? Or did you hate it with a passion? Well, it doesn’t matter: the cast of Shit-Faced Shakespeare don’t care either way. For the next four weeks of the …

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