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Theatre Review: Julia Morris – I Don’t Want Your Honest Feedback

Theatre Review: Julia Morris – I Don’t Want Your Honest Feedback

Julia Morris is undoubtedly the funniest female stand-up comic in Australia. There is a nice lovable quality to her and her laugh out loud ‘down-to-earth’iness.

Theatre Review: SDS1

Theatre Review: SDS1

The entire 55 mins of ‘SDS1′ is a cleverly abstracted or – to use a trendy modern cooking term – ‘deconstructed’ soccer training session and match.

Opera Review: Faust

Opera Review: Faust

In a beautifully sumptuous revival of Sir David McVicar’s production of ‘Faust’, SA Opera have breathed new life and fresh depravity into it.

Theatre Review: The Lion In Winter

Theatre Review: The Lion In Winter

James Goldman gives us familial insight into Henry II; Eleanor of Aquitaine; Prince John; Richard the Lionheart; Geoffrey, Count of Brittany; Alais Capet; and Philip of France.

Theatre Review: Key For Two

Theatre Review: Key For Two

Key For Two’, written by two expert farceurs, John Chapman and Dave Freeman, is a delightful farce that holds its own with the best of them.

Theatre Review: The Cowgirl And The Showgirl

Theatre Review: The Cowgirl And The Showgirl

Beccy Cole and Libby O’Donovan win the audience over with their bright smiles, warm personalities, great voices and performance chemistry.

Theatre Review: Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?

Theatre Review: Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?

All Edward Albee’s plays demand in depth character work, and none more so that this wordy and angst-ridden piece.

Theatre Review: The Book Of Loco

Theatre Review: The Book Of Loco

‘The Book of Loco’ is a one-man show focussing on the madness of a man, and the life events that can push a person to such a mental state.

Theatre/Dance Review: De Novo

Theatre/Dance Review: De Novo

Acclaimed Sydney Dance Company premiered its new show, ‘De Novo’, to a sold out Her Majesty’s Theatre. It consists of 3 works, ‘Emergence’, ‘Fanatic’ and ‘Cacti’.

Theatre Review: The Mikado

Theatre Review: The Mikado

The Mikado’ is difficult not to love: funny, quirky, colourful and packed full of popular and witty tunes. This is the show to make one a die-hard G and S fan.

Theatre Review: Einstein And The Polar Bear

Theatre Review: Einstein And The Polar Bear

Bill, escaping his former life hides in his remote house/book shop, caring for his ageing father. Diane is stranded in a blizzard. Add a mechanic and his wife, and a mysterious Polar Bear.

Theatre Review: Mother Wife and the Complicated Life

Theatre Review: Mother Wife and the Complicated Life

Girl power is what it’s all about in Amity Dry’s peek into the lives of four women in various scenarios of love, marriage and motherhood.

Theatre Review: Jesus Christ Superstar

Theatre Review: Jesus Christ Superstar

The last days of Jesus Christ are told in one of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s most loved rock operas, performed by students of Scotch College.

Theatre Review: Betrayal

Theatre Review: Betrayal

‘Betrayal’ by Harold Pinter, is an intricate, subtle and ultimately powerful exploration of the darker side of human nature, friendship and marriage.

Theatre Review: The Perfectionist

Theatre Review: The Perfectionist

David Williamson’s ‘The Perfectionist’ is not contemporary, but many of its ideas and topics still have echoes in the current world.

Music Review: ASO Does Disco

Music Review: ASO Does Disco

The Adelaide Symphony Orchestra finds its groove in this 1970s house party, featuring hits and medleys of the era, accompanied by a quartet of singers.

Theatre Review: The Bald Prima Donna

Theatre Review: The Bald Prima Donna

Eugene Ionesco’s 1950s play is one of the ‘classic’ Absurdist plays and is almost an instruction manual on what makes an ‘absurdist’ piece of theatre.

Theatre Review: Pinocchio

Theatre Review: Pinocchio

This ‘Pinocchio’, as written by John Martin and Deirdre Quinn, is a comical, fun mash-up of the original story by Carlo Collodi and the Walt Disney film version.

Theatre Review: Broadway 4 Kidz

Theatre Review: Broadway 4 Kidz

Broadway 4 Kidz’ is a collection of songs from big Broadway hit musicals mainly directed at school age children and varies in content and cast size throughout the year.

Review: The Australian Ballet’s The Dream

Review: The Australian Ballet’s The Dream

Last week saw the second instalment of the Australian Ballet’s performances here in Adelaide, and their breathtaking performance of The Dream was the perfect follow up to Giselle.

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