Category archives for: Performing Arts Reviews

Theatre Review: Mary Poppins

Theatre Review: Mary Poppins

Matt Byrne is getting a reputation for bringing fresh, hard to do shows to Adelaide. We are grateful to him for the chance to see this favourite children’s story.

Ballet Review: Giselle

Ballet Review: Giselle

The Australian Ballet is offering two productions this year, the first being Giselle. Maina Gielgud, who originally staged this ballet has returned to lend her expertise.

Music/Opera Review: Maestro Series 2: Passion

Music/Opera Review: Maestro Series 2: Passion

The Adelaide Youth Orchestra combine with some of this state’s finest Opera stars to deliver Mozart and Strauss.

Comedy Review: Adelaide Comedy Featuring Georgie Carroll

Comedy Review: Adelaide Comedy Featuring Georgie Carroll

Comedienne Georgie Carroll featured at the Marion Hotel with Jason Chong as host and 4 other comedians

Theatre Review: Mutts: The Dog’s Tale

Theatre Review: Mutts: The Dog’s Tale

Nine dogs, are impounded, and share their stories and hopes. Will they be rescued, or will they be taken on “the long walk”, from which they never return?

Comedy Review: Alex Williamson: That Guy From The Internet

Comedy Review: Alex Williamson: That Guy From The Internet

Young, up-coming comic, Alex Williamson, is gaining quite a name for himself following a successful Fringe season, strong YouTube following and Netflix.

Theatre Review: Bitch Boxer

Theatre Review: Bitch Boxer

‘Bitch Boxer’ is a brilliant piece of theatre set against a backdrop of the 2012 London Olympic Games when female boxing was first allowed in the programme.

Theatre Review: It’s Just Sex

Theatre Review: It’s Just Sex

This Rep show carries a warning “Sexually explicit words and actions”, pretty racy for the staid ‘old lady’ of theatre!

Theatre Review: Reasons to be Pretty

Theatre Review: Reasons to be Pretty

When an offhand remark about his girlfriend’s looks is met with a seemingly disproportionate response, we’re thrown into Neil LaBute’s pointed but comical obsession with vanity.

Opera Review: The Magic Flute

Opera Review: The Magic Flute

The Magic Flute is the tale of two friends, Pamino and Papageno who undertake a quest from The Queen of the Night.

Theatre Review: Six Swans

Theatre Review: Six Swans

From an original Grimm Brothers Fairy Tale the story has been adapted and brought to life by composer Richard Chew and renowned poet Jehane Markham.

Theatre Review: Queens of the City

Theatre Review: Queens of the City

‘Queens of the City’ gives us some fine singing and comic ability from three stereotypical queens – the beauty queen, the old queen and the scary queen.

Theatre Review: The Goodbye Girl

Theatre Review: The Goodbye Girl

The seventies saw the film ‘The Goodbye Girl’ by Neil Simon. The nineties saw the musical version hit the stage. Now, Therry presents this toe-tapper.

Theatre Review: My Fat Friend

Theatre Review: My Fat Friend

An obese bookshop owner decides to diet in order to win the man of her dreams. This is a British comedy with a message and heart.

Opera Review: Cosi Fan Tutte

Opera Review: Cosi Fan Tutte

Mistaken identity, good-natured deception, and tongue in cheek humour abound when friends decide to test their fiancés’ fidelities.

Theatre Review: Masquerade

Theatre Review: Masquerade

Based on a 1970s children’s book, Masquerade is a mixture of puzzles, fantasy and horrible truths. It’s two stories told at once. Part of ‘Come Out’,

Opera Review: Don Giovanni

Opera Review: Don Giovanni

Don Giovanni can tip the opera agnostics over into being believers. This version is certainly capable of doing just that.

Theatre Review: The Wedding Singer

Theatre Review: The Wedding Singer

The musical version of Adam Sandler’s “The Wedding Singer” has it all in this Marie Clark production – gags, delightful numbers, impressive sets and costumes.

Theatre Review: Small Gods

Theatre Review: Small Gods

The Great God Om, has manifested as a turtle. Novice Brutha is the only person who can hear her voice. This disturbs the opposing factions.

Theatre Review: The Enquiry

Theatre Review: The Enquiry

Known for their light-hearted plays, Venture Theatre Company is tackling something much harder with Charlotte Hastings’ powerful prison drama The Enquiry.

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