Three ladies having a girls’ night out, workmates who are there for various reasons, and at the next table a couple of blokes waiting for a mate to join them, such a typical scenario.
Browsing: Performing Arts
This year Adelaide’s Seriously Social pub the Duke of Brunswick will become the city’s hub for improvised theatre.
This play, by Nick Dear from a famous story by Mary Shelley, was originally performed with a very distinguished cast by the National Theatre, London and received rave reviews.
Private Peaceful, is adapted from the novel by Michael Murpurgo and through reminiscences tells the story of the life of a young WWI soldier, on the last night of his life.
The beloved classic by L. Frank Baum has been given an exciting, vibrant new look in this London Palladium, Andrew Lloyd Webber production starring Lucy Durak, Jemma Rix and Anthony Warlow.
Just in time for the school holidays every kid’s favourite picture book character is making a return! Time to treat your kids (and yourselves) to a nice afternoon of theatre… the fun kind though! Grug and the Rainbow, an old favourite is returning to Adelaide for a fun theatre show!
This is a solid blues outfit, which can also deliver boogie, psychedelic and down-home rock.
The ever-popular Annie, based on Little Orphan Annie, has been shortened and lost some of its text to allow to be performed by a youth cast and in Pelican Productions recent effort at the Arts Theatre it worked rather well.
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.
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.
Some of Adelaide’s best musicians have pulled together a tribute gig, performing Cocker’s seminal album Mad Dogs and Englishmen, in its entirety.
Anne Sofie von Otter has the voice and the stage presence to move armies.
Helpmann award winner Michael Griffiths and acclaimed cabaret darling Amelia Ryan celebrate the songbooks of Aussie icons Olivia Newton-John and Peter Allen for one night only. Backed by a three piece band featuring Adelaide’s finest musicians, revisit all of their sing-a-long classics from Rio to Tenterfield, all the way to Xanadu and beyond.
March in Adelaide is jam packed with huge events like the Adelaide Festival, The Adelaide Fringe, WOMADelaide and more. There’s no better time to be in the city.
Burlesque has well and truly had a modern-day revival and The Art of the Teese provides some of the world’s best performers all together in one show for a night the audience won’t quickly forget.
This gig was one of the big successes of the 2017 Fringe, selling out, and taking both the band and Rob Pippan, by surprise. Pippan has taken a punt in reprising this performance and the punt has paid off.
Marie Clark Musical Theatre Company invites you to join them for a special fundraising screening of the film, Monty Python & The Holy Grail! Bring your mum, dad, grandma, grandpa, best friend, cousin, next-door neighbour or the shrubbery down the road! All welcome!
Adelaide Youth Theatre enchants with their first production of 2018, Shrek the Musical. Directed by Thomas Phillips, the fairy-tale features two alternating casts with both adult and youth performers.
American punk-pop band Green Day have turned their seminal album American Idiot into a stage production.