Category archives for: Performing Arts Reviews

Theatre Review: Disney’s Beauty And The Beast

Theatre Review: Disney’s Beauty And The Beast

These school holidays have proved what a pool of amazing young talent there is to be found in Adelaide with Teen Dream & Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and now Beauty And The Beast only amplifies and adds weight to this.

Theatre Review: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Theatre Review: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Many modern stage musicals rely on a piece of technical wizardry that becomes synonymous with the show and an audience expects to see it: Wicked MUST have Glinda make her first appearance in a bubble; the chandelier MUST crash to the floor in Phantom Of The Opera; Mary Poppins MUST fly; and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang MUST have a car that floats and flies.

Theatre Review: The Student Prince

Theatre Review: The Student Prince

Sigmund Romberg’s The Student Prince is front and centre of any light-opera society’s canon. It’s beautifully tuneful, charming and lacking anything other than the thinnest of plots. SA Light Opera Society has pulled together some lovely voices for their production of this classic.

Theatre Review: Celtic Illusion

Theatre Review: Celtic Illusion

Anthony Street, ex-principle dancer in Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance, has created his own touring show in Australia. Billed as a fusion of Irish dance and magic, Celtic Illusion takes you half way there.

Theatre Review: Teen Dream

Theatre Review: Teen Dream

School holidays bring forth a plethora of shows for the littlies, but teenagers seldom get a look in. Teen Dream has everything a teenage girl wants – a Boy Band!

Theatre Review: Quartet

Theatre Review: Quartet

Quartet, directed by Sue Wiley and assisted by Ian Rigney, is a quirky and sometimes very bawdy comedy. Read our full review here.

Theatre Review: Death By Design

Theatre Review: Death By Design

This reviewer has often said that the Tea Tree Players know their audience and give them what they want. But with Rob Urbinati’s Death By Design, the company is definitely stretching their audience’s boundaries.

Theatre Review: The Importance of Being Miriam

Theatre Review: The Importance of Being Miriam

Margolyes takes us through some of the many highlights of her career, using her incredible talent for voices and accents to play a wide range of colourful characters

Theatre Review: Happy Days

Theatre Review: Happy Days

Set in 1959, TV’s favourite family, The Cunninghams, and their friends band together in 1959 to stop their hangout, Arnold’s, from being demolished.

Theatre Review: The Beaux Stratagem

Theatre Review: The Beaux Stratagem

This rare gem, not seen in Australia before has all the ingredients of a Restoration comedy from brash young men to lonely wives, drunken husbands & a beautiful heroine.

Theatre Review: Noises Off

Theatre Review: Noises Off

Michael Frayn’s farcical look at farce is a play within a play, following the behind-the-scenes lives of a touring stage show from rehearsals to the bitter end!

Theatre Review: The Illusionists 1903

Theatre Review: The Illusionists 1903

This 3rd outing of The Illusionists franchise returns us to magic’s golden age when there was a deluge of weird, wonderful and colourful acts to amuse & beguile.

Theatre Review: Don’t Stop Believin’

Theatre Review: Don’t Stop Believin’

The kids rally together to save their local community centre from demolition by entering a television talent show with a grand prize that can save the day.

Comedy Review: Darren Sanders Live in Adelaide

Comedy Review: Darren Sanders Live in Adelaide

With 20 years on TV, film and at most of Australia’s premiere comedy clubs, Darren Sanders’ experience showed during his one night only performance.

Comedy Review: Adelaide Comedy 2014 Award Winners & CFS Fundraiser

Comedy Review: Adelaide Comedy 2014 Award Winners & CFS Fundraiser

The first Adelaide Comedy event for 2015 was a showcase of Adelaide Comedy’s 2014 Award Winners which doubled as a fundraising benefit for the CFS.

Theatre Review: Thriller Live

Theatre Review: Thriller Live

Love him or hate him, Michael Jackson changed rock music, shown from start to finish in this energetic concert tribute to his many worldwide hits.

Theatre Review: A Christmas Carol

Theatre Review: A Christmas Carol

Phil Zachariah presented a short season of his one-man show, A Christmas Carol, playing all the roles in Charles Dickens’ classic holiday story.

Theatre Review: Hay Fever

Theatre Review: Hay Fever

Noel Coward’s classic comedy of bad manners, Hay Fever, is a real theatrical gem and the current English touring production of his play, stars one of England’s leading ladies, Felicity Kendal.

Opera Review: Amahl And The Night Visitors

Opera Review: Amahl And The Night Visitors

Amahl and the Night Visitors is a heartfelt operatic experience for the entire family, playing at the intimate Space Theatre until 6 December 2014.

Theatre Review: Snow White

Theatre Review: Snow White

This holiday pantomime is uproariously hilarious, stunningly colourful, flows smoothly, and boasts a great eighties theme to the selection of songs!

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