Adelaide Fringe 2022: No Hat, No Play! The Cabaret

Who: Mel & Sam What: Comedy Cabaret When: 11 Mar – 14 Mar 7:20pm Where: The Bally at Gluttony How much: $30, more info here Bringing back all the primary school drama, Mel O’Brien and Samantha Andrew evoke Year 6 realness with No Hat, No Play! The Cabaret. From the snap-on clips to the almighty Smash water bottle with the twist lid, the mems came … Continue reading Adelaide Fringe 2022: No Hat, No Play! The Cabaret

Adelaide Festival Review: Sex and Death_and the Internet

Who: Samara Hersch Where: University of Adelaide When: until 20 March Tickets: here There are lots of games doing the rounds that give players an opportunity to have a deep conversation. Between Flex Mami’s series of REFLEX games and We’re Not Really Strangers, the market is full of prompts to help us connect better with each other. However, we usually do this with groups of … Continue reading Adelaide Festival Review: Sex and Death_and the Internet

Adelaide Festival 2022: Watershed: The Death of Dr Duncan

Who: Composed by Joseph Twist with a libretto by Alana Valentine and Christos Tsiolkas, featuring the Adelaide Chamber Singers. What: Operatic oratorio When: Last show tonight, 8 March at 7pm Where: Dunstan Playhouse, Adelaide Festival Centre. More details on the Adelaide Festival website. If you’re like me, and you’re an Adelaidean who went to the University of Adelaide, you’ve likely heard of Dr Duncan and … Continue reading Adelaide Festival 2022: Watershed: The Death of Dr Duncan

Adelaide Festival Review: Juliet and Romeo

Who: Lost Dog (UK)Where: Scott TheatreWhen: until 12 MarchTickets: here Romeo and Juliet wouldn’t have been as big a hit if they had lived. The whole point of Shakespeare’s classic is the turmoil and the tragedy. But.. what if they had lived? Would this pair of star-crossed 14 year old lovers have made it? In Juliet and Romeo, we find out what Ben Duke, the … Continue reading Adelaide Festival Review: Juliet and Romeo

Adelaide Fringe 2022: Garry Starr – Greece Lightning

What: Physical comedy When: Mar 5 until Mar 19 Where: The Kingfisher, Gluttony How much: $35, more details here When Garry Starr hits the stage with his curly hair, muscular frame, and lightning bolt nipples, it’s immediately apparent that you’re in for a raucous night with Greece Lightning. Having seen his show in 2019 I was already mentally prepped for an intense night of face-aching … Continue reading Adelaide Fringe 2022: Garry Starr – Greece Lightning

Adelaide Festival Review 2022: The Rite of Spring / common ground[s]

What: The Rite of Spring / common ground[s] Who: Pina Bausch / Germaine Acogny & Malou Airaudo AND Who: Pina Bausch / Ecole des Sables / Sadler’s Wells Where: Her Majesty’s Theatre When: 4 – 6 March 2022, more info here The enduring work of Pina Bausch graces the stage of Her Majesty’s Theatre this Adelaide Festival season by becoming intertwined with through Stravinsky’s score, The … Continue reading Adelaide Festival Review 2022: The Rite of Spring / common ground[s]

Adelaide Festival Review: The Photo Box

Who: Emma BeechWhere: Space TheatreWhen: until 7 MarchTickets: here Emma Beech is the ninth of nine children. When her parents turned 60, she tells us that they started preparing for their eventual deaths. We’re doing you a favour, the siblings are told. As part of this, their dad puts family photos into nine boxes, one for each of the children. This show is the second … Continue reading Adelaide Festival Review: The Photo Box

Adelaide Fringe Review: Different Now

Who: Annie and Lena When: until 6 March Where: Rhino Room Tickets: here Annie and Lena are different now. There are lots of differences. They’re 30. They have dyed their hair. All sorts of differences. The biggest one is they’re moving house; it’s time for them to live apart. We, the audience, are removalists, there to help the sketch comedy duo with their move. It … Continue reading Adelaide Fringe Review: Different Now

Adelaide Fringe Review: I Hope My Keyboard Doesn’t Break

Who: Gabbi Boult Where: Gluttony When: until 6 March Tickets: here I first came across Gabbi Boult during the wild and free time when Ratatouille the Musical took over TikTok. Gabbi was my introduction to this musical phenomenon and I immediately followed her for her snarky musical comedy. Since then, she has been kicking goals, writing for a host of comedy shows and – much … Continue reading Adelaide Fringe Review: I Hope My Keyboard Doesn’t Break

Adelaide Fringe Review: Home Thoughts

Where: Bakehouse TheatreWhen: until 5 MarchTickets: here This review contains spoilers for the plot of Home Thoughts. It also contains mentions of sexual assault and suicide. I am a 20 something year old person who has lived in Adelaide for the bulk of her 20s. Some of my friends now live somewhere else. Some of my friends have left and come back. Home Thoughts, at … Continue reading Adelaide Fringe Review: Home Thoughts