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

Adelaide Fringe 2022: Celestial Gardens: The Secret Sounds of Plants

Who: Sacred Resonance & In Search of the Divine What: Interactive installation When: Last night 27 February, get tickets and see more information on the Fringe site Where: Bicentennial Conservatory, Adelaide Botanic Garden I’ve always adored the idea of exploring the Botanic Garden at night, but never thought I’d get a chance to get lost in the wonderful world of the Bicentennial Conservatory after dark, … Continue reading Adelaide Fringe 2022: Celestial Gardens: The Secret Sounds of Plants

Adelaide Fringe 2022: The Magicians’ Secrete Too: Magic Harder

Who: BEANS (Ben Bishop, Liam Cobain, Charlie Hamra, and Andre Vafiadis) What: Sketch comedy, for more info see The Magicians’ Secrete Too: Magic Harder When: Last show tonight 26 February, sold out but keep an eye out for BEANS next year! Where: Basement Bar, Hotel Richmond How much: $18 – $20 BEANS lured me into their 2022 show, a sequel of sorts to 2021’s The … Continue reading Adelaide Fringe 2022: The Magicians’ Secrete Too: Magic Harder

Adelaide Festival Review: Blindness

Where: Queen’s TheatreWhen: until 20 MarchTickets: here I had promised myself that I wouldn’t put myself through any more pandemic-related content. I refused to watch Contagion or play Pandemic until part way through 2021. I groaned at the end of Beautiful World, Where Are You? when COVID interrupted the story. I rolled my eyes in the Gossip Girl reboot when one of the characters flippantly … Continue reading Adelaide Festival Review: Blindness

Adelaide Fringe 2022: Classical Mystery Tour

Who: Bombora Creative What: Rock orchestra When: 6:30 pm Feb 24 – Mar 6 Where: The Moa at Gluttony How much: $58 – $66 details here The Beatles snuck the creation and release of Magical Mystery Tour into the back end of the ’67 Summer of Love. While overshadowed by it’s predecessor Sgt Pepper, Magical Mystery Tour goes under appreciated as the no-skips psychedelic masterpiece … Continue reading Adelaide Fringe 2022: Classical Mystery Tour

Adelaide Fringe Review: Ange Lavoipierre – I’ve got 99 problems and here is an exhaustive list of them

Where: GluttonyWhen: 18-27 FebruaryTickets: here Ange Lavoipierre has problems. A lot of them. Mostly to do with the fact that spiders are following her. What starts as a spider burlesque show transforms into a jaunty musical list of problems. All the while, Ange weaves the story about how she dealt with her spider issue. But it’s not just the spiders, it’s a relationship that moved … Continue reading Adelaide Fringe Review: Ange Lavoipierre – I’ve got 99 problems and here is an exhaustive list of them

Adelaide Fringe Review: Rider Spoke

What: Rider SpokeWhere: SA Museum When: 18-22 February More information: here There are secrets running through cities. Nooks where people have moments with someone they care about. Corners that the light hits just right when the sun begins to set. Rider Spoke gives you an opportunity to explore them. Take your bike, borrow theirs, or use your legs and start moving. The narrator will guide … Continue reading Adelaide Fringe Review: Rider Spoke