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FRINGE 2016: Beers About Songs – 4.5K

By Amy Nancarrow. Beers About Songs begins with a toast to the ‘Beer Gods’ – and essentially, that’s what the hour-long show by American comedian and musician Ryan Adam Wells is, woven in among songs about “Dollar Well” nights, Coyote Ugly, and relationships – both good and toxic. Though very funny, Beers About Songs also feature poignant moments …

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FRINGE 2016: Escape from Wonderland – 4K

By Amy Nancarrow. Escape from Wonderland is an interactive game, scavenger hunt, and race around Adelaide’s CBD. Beginning in Hindmarsh Square, your team has one hour to solve as many clues as possible, avoid various characters, and make it back before time runs out. Run by CityDash and London-based company Fire Hazard, Escape from Wonderland …

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FRINGE 2016: Cosmonaut – 4.5K

By Amy Nancarrow. US Comedian Ryan Good promises at the beginning of Cosmonaut that the hour-long show will be a journey; to this end, he’s absolutely right. Appearing on stage in a silver jumpsuit and light-up dildo, Cosmonaut is a ridiculously funny journey through Good’s sex life from start to finish. Good works his way through the …

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FRINGE 2016: Alice Fraser – The Resistance – 3.5K

By Amy Nancarrow Comedian Alice Fraser sits on the stage with her trusty banjo and new tiny piano – “I need to use it enough to write it off on tax” – and sings songs about love, urban animals, and the fact that the craziest stories in her show sound like fiction, but are actually …

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FRINGE 2016: The Amy Winehouse Show – Back to Black – 4K

By Amy Nancarrow Renowned jazz singer Amy Winehouse may have lived a short and tragic life, but she could certainly sing. She has been posthumously crowned as one of the greats by jazz legend Tony Bennett – Winehouse’s personal hero – and it has been almost unanimously declared that she was one of the most …

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FRINGE 2016: Luminous – 3K

By Amy Nancarrow. Black lights. UV Paint. Circus performances. It’s a match made in psychedelic heaven, and this is what Sydney troupe Art Kinetica attempt with their performance of Luminous, a show filled with contortionists, circus performers, and an other-worldly cast of creatures. The concept is fantastic, and in a lot of ways, Luminous does …

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FRINGE 2016: Scotch and Soda – 4.5K

With an increasingly large amount of circus and physical theatre options to choose from throughout Fringe season, it can be easy to miss one or two gems in favour of the bigger names. One such show that shouldn’t be missed is Scotch and Soda, an hour-long acrobatic ode to Outback Australia, located in the Panama …

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