Tag: Dunstan Playhouse

Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2013 – Tom Burlinson – Now We’re Swinging

If you are a fan of swing, this is a show worth watching. But if you’re not – pick something else from the line-up. 3K

Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2013 – Darren Percival – A Tribute to Ray Charles – Dunstan Playhouse

I may have been the only person in the audience who did not know that Darren Percival had the illustrious honour of becoming ‘runner up’ in 2012’s version of reality TV show ‘The Voice’. Then again, judging by the disparity in ages in the filled-to-capacity Dunstan Playhouse, it appears that many people simply wanted to …

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THEATRE: Top Girls – State Theatre Company of SA – Dunstan Playhouse – 3K

While there are several things to like about this production – the opportunity to see seven highly talented women on stage at once being one – there are also too many flaws to allow it to be entirely enjoyable. 3K

CABARET: Tim Freedman – Dunstan Playhouse – 4.5K

Freedman’s songs may not get played on Triple J anymore but he obviously still has a very strong fan base – one which crosses several generations and is happy to see him play in a variety of show styles. This was a chance to hear his fine music in a more refined setting and he provided a great evening of entertainment. 4.5K

Theatre – The Glass Menagerie – STCSA – Dunstan Playhouse to May 26th – 4.5K

The writing is superb, with eloquent observations of the world, clear and engaging characters and witty one-liners scattered throughout. Cook has created a well paced show and elicited beautifully nuanced performances from his four actors. 4.5K

RAW: David Strassman – Careful What you Wish For – Dunstan Playhouse

David Strassman, the world renown ventriloquist is back in Adelaide with a brand new show. Careful What you Wish For must be Strassman’s 5th show he brings to our shores since the early 1990’s when he leapt from comedy clubs to the theatre stage right here in Adelaide. Of course accompanied by Chuck Wood, more …

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