John Bell and Simon Tedeschi’s imagining of Lord Alfred Tennyson’s ‘Enoch Arden’ is a stripped-back account of heartfelt passion.
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A filmed staging of three one-act ballets from the Sir Fredrick Ashton repertoire of over 100 ballets, by Sir Frederick Ashton and The Royal Ballet.
Although not a household name in Australia, this prolific contemporary German playwright and theatre director has written an allegory bathed in magic realism and tricked out with quirky cinematic idiosyncracies.
Christoph König heralds the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra as guest conductor for Dedication, the fifth in their Master Series for 2017.
‘Saturday Night Fever’ made it to cinema screens in 1977, with John Travolta starring as Tony Manero. The film was adapted to the stage in 1998 by Adelaide-born Robert Stigwood. Matt Byrne Media’s production is the show’s first appearance in Stigwood’s hometown.
As the inaugural project of the State Theatre Company‘s Ensemble, this sharp-eyed adaptation of Ibsen’s proto-feminist tract offers much food for thought.
Celebrating a season of MidWinter Murders, Improv Adelaide is hosting some of the city’s best improvisation troupes, putting them to the test with interactive murder mysteries.
The long-lashed, red-lipped, cabaret star, Lady Rizo, fabulously returns to the Adelaide Cabaret Festival – but this time she’s not alone!
Each year, the Adelaide Cabaret Festival nurtures and develops young performers as a part of the Class Of Cabaret program, where over 20 South Australian high-school students are mentored by award winning cabaret icons.
A filmed recording of Verdi’s four-act ‘Milan’ version of his rich opera, performed by the Opera Di Firenze and captured live on stage in May 2017.
This is a whodunit, murder mystery that produces a somewhat psychologically disturbing twist no-one saw coming, with a few laughs along the way.
How very lucky we are to have this line up of talented legends all on one stage at the same time in Adelaide.
Carole King has been deemed the most successful female songwriter of the latter half of the 20th century, with 118 songs on the ‘Billboard Hot 100’ between 1955 and 1999.
Last year, Josh Belperio was involved in a serious road accident on his bicycle, leaving him in hospital for a number of weeks with a ruptured spleen. Belperio used this traumatic event to create ‘Scarred For Life’, a one-man cabaret.
Magic and comedy go hand in hand. Penn and Teller, Siegfried and Roy and dozens of others have used the art of illusion to comedic effect.
There is nothing nice about this cabaret performance – mercifully! We are confronted, comforted, ostracised, outraged, deliberately confused and just as deliberately cajoled.
Featuring the powerhouse voices of Chelsea Renton-Gibb, Amanda Harrison and Melissa Langton , ‘CYrens’ features perfect harmonies and impeccable timing.
Simon Hall (aka Yon), of Tripod fame, transforms the Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent into a wedding venue.
Penny Ashton presents a parade of Regency characters in her one woman show and her sharp wit makes us realise that some of them are still around 200 years later.