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Browsing: Fringe Reviews
In the 55 years since Edith Piaf’s death, the number of people who have heard her perform live has dwindled. Today, her devotees have to be content with recordings, some film clips, and Michaela Burger.
Well away from the chaos of The Garden of Unearthly Delight and Gluttony is the beautiful Stirling Community Theatre. At 10pm on a Thursday night, David Salter’s one-man cabaret ‘Make Believe’ established itself as a highlight of the Adelaide Fringe.
Culture in the widest sense is promoted through the many books displayed at the Once And Again Cafe, by events, markets, music and an authors’ group who meet at the café.
Daniel Sloss berates you for your choice of breakfast beverages (among other things), and makes you enjoy it.
Betty Grumble presents a powerful, fun and energetic one-woman show where no topic is off limits, from the oppression of minorities to her pubic hair, it’s quite literally all out there
Emily Steel was recently awarded the Jill Blewett Playwright’s Award and one can see why in this production; her autobiographical script is flawless. She elucidates every single devastating decision that lead her to the ultimatum, whilst providing audience members with emotional relief with illuminating moments of genuine humour.
After losing her teenage brother to suicide, Mary Galouzis established Talk Out Loud; a company that provides targeted prevention initatives, activities and programs for young people under 30 years of age. Removing the stigma surrounding mental illness is an extremely worthy objective, and Galouzis and her many volunteers should be commended for their work.
The second of two live performances, this show explores the shadowy figure of Madame Blavatsky, a Russian-born spiritualist who founded theosophy and travelled the world.
Shelly Pantic, Tania Savelli and Melanie Smith have had multiple shows this Fringe season, bringing the group’s iconic sound to venues all over Adelaide. This show was presented by the City of Unley as a free community event on a Thursday afternoon. The room was packed and the energy palpable.
Movin’ Melvin Brown celebrates the life and music of one the creators of Rock n’ Roll.
With a comfortable looking set on stage including, of course, a grand piano, these ladies brought us many songs from The Great American Song Book as it is known, focusing on the music of Cole Porter, George Gershwin and Jerome Kern from that prolific spot in history when Jazz, Blues and show tunes were born.
Local comedian and actress, Lucy Gransbury, takes the audience on a humorous journey deep into the depths of her mental health as the somewhat taboo subject of anxiety takes centre stage in this one-woman comedy show.
Four self-involved millennials are unpleasantly surprised with their company when their elevator comes to a standstill.
Two years ago Zoe Muller began writing a script for Puberty Blues. The script came to life at Holden Street Theatre in October. After a successful opening, the trio have brought the play back to Adelaide audiences for the Fringe Festival.
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Ben may be new to the Adelaide Fringe but he brings with him an impressive bio. He’s preformed to sell-out crowds in Singapore, Beirut, Dubai and London, just to name a few places. As well as starring in three shows on the BBC.
It was billed as a joyous celebration 75,000 years in the making, and Djuki Mala definitely lived up to that promise bringing a joyous, energy-filled, cultural phenomenon to The Factory in The Garden of Unearthly Delights.