Category: Fringe 2013

Fringe 2013

FRINGE: Theatre – Of Dysentery and Madness: A Trapper’s Tale – Tuxedo Cat – 4K

The Trapper (Luke Lennox) is lonely. Something has happened to the rest of his party, Vic (Wil Greenway) and Jemima (Kellie Tori), and the cold nights by himself in Antarctica are getting to him. In between bouts of unconsciousness, he is visited by a range of interesting friends, including Caryn the sardonic penguin (Kathryn Langshaw), …

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FRINGE: Cabaret – Marry Me a Little – La Boheme – 3K

Rita (Merrilyn Greer), Edie (Leah Potter) and Betty (Tahlia Ries) are The Bailey Dolls, a musical trio who perform in the club of Frank Hartley (Buddy Dawson). With the news that a friend has received a marriage proposal, Betty, who has been waiting on her beau to pop the question for years, has reached the …

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FRINGE 2013 – The Lords of Strut – 4K

In the Bally tent at Gluttony they produce a somewhat bizarre show where buffoonery and brilliance are mixed and matched in equal portions with inspiration and incompetence. This is all the greatest of fun. 4K

ADELAIDE FRINGE 2013 – Desperately Seeking The Exit – Peter Michael Mario – The Austral

__ –> Have you ever seen the 1985 classic Desperately Seeking Susan, where Rosanna Arquette loses her memory and takes on the identity of Madonna as a street-hustler on the run from the Mob? If not, you should, but if not imagine if this wacky 80s dramady were to be remade as a musical, but …

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By genre, the biggest increase in the Fringe over the past two years is unquestionably Comedy, with Show numbers up a huge 75%, accounting for over 60% of the entire growth in the Fringe over that time. Comedy now accounts for just over 50% of all Shows.

ADELAIDE FRINGE 2013 – Les Deux Amis – presented by Jean Francois Gavanon

It was pleasing to see a show as unique and eccentric as Les Deux Amis, a recitation of various fables from the 17th century French poet Jean de la Fontaine – in French – play to a sell-out crowd during the Fringe. Performed by Jean Francois Gavanon, in countless different guises including a monkey, a …

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FRINGE 2013 – Bombay to Beijing by Bicycle – Bakehouse Theatre – 4K

By Alana Massalsky “Bombay to Beijing by Bicycle”:  got quite a nice ring to it thinks Russell, could be a punchy title for a travel book.  Too bad Bombay is now called Mumbai, and to write a book about it he’ll have to actually do it. Russell McGilton is our tour guide for the duration …

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FRINGE – Sister Mary Lucy – La Boheme – 4K

By Ben Nielsen After a successful season at the 2012 Cabaret Fringe Festival, it’s unsurprising that Lucy Russell returns with her show Sister Mary Lucy. With an onstage shrine and a well selected jukebox of songs, Russell confesses that her one desire is to become a nun. The tale is genuinely hilarious. Unlike many emerging …

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FRINGE 2013 – Helpmann Academy Grad Exhibition – Drill Hall – 3.5K

As always, there is much to admire and be fascinated by in this annual exhibition of Graduate artist works. 3.5K

ADELAIDE FRINGE 2013 – Lady Sings It Better – 4.5K

By Anthony Nguyen Donning their pink tutus, snazzy bowties and sassy feminist attitudes, the all-female all-singing all-harmonizing cast of Lady Sings It Better graces the stage in their sold-out opening show of the 2013 Adelaide Fringe. With a performing cast consisting of five talented ladies: Maeve Marsden, Libby Wood, Belinda Crawford, Monique Potter, and Anna …

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