Adelaide Fringe 2022: Does it Please You? The Final Saga

Who: Too Dumb Blondes When: 12 Mar – 20 Mar Where: The Studio, Holden Street Theatres How much: $20, more info here Does It Please You? challenges the Fringe form, bringing variety to the stage. Written by Taylor Nobes, who also starred in the piece as the central character, this show portrays stories of autobiographical significance. It combines acting, monologues, emotional songs, and various dance … Continue reading Adelaide Fringe 2022: Does it Please You? The Final Saga

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 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 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 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 Fringe 2022: Friendlyjordies: A Tale As Old As Rome

Who: Jordan Shanks, aka friendlyjordies What: Comedy/ Political When: His Adelaide Fringe season has ended, but friendlyjordies has upcoming live shows across Australia. Where: Top of the Ark, Arkaba Hotel It’s somehow weird to say, but I feel like I’ve grown up watching friendlyjordies. Since I first came across his Yilmaz content as a teenager, his Bachelor reaction videos have helped me get through early … Continue reading Adelaide Fringe 2022: Friendlyjordies: A Tale As Old As Rome

Adelaide Fringe 2021 Review: Takashi Wakasugi (JPN): Farm Backpacker (Subclass 417)

Who: Stand-up comedian Takashi Wakasugi When: March 11-13 Where: Balcony Room at Hotel Richmond View details and buy tickets on Fringe website. Takashi Wakasugi is, quite obviously, and in his own words, ‘a f*cking Japanese.’ About three years ago he left his comfortable life and job in Nikon’s HR department in Japan to come to Australia on a working holiday visa. To extend his visa, … Continue reading Adelaide Fringe 2021 Review: Takashi Wakasugi (JPN): Farm Backpacker (Subclass 417)

Collage Talks: Kahlia Clarke of Sisters in SMUT

Katerina Grypma talks to Kahlia Clarke about her involvement in Sisters in SMUT, and the ensemble’s 2021 Adelaide Fringe Show Smut Uncut: An Erotica Extravanganza. Check out Sisters in Smut on Facebook and Instagram too. Collage: Hey Kahlia! Tell us a bit about yourself and your involvement in Sisters in SMUT. Kahlia: We all have our talents and hobbies – creative writing, poetry, playing musical … Continue reading Collage Talks: Kahlia Clarke of Sisters in SMUT

Adelaide Fringe 2021 Review: Late Night Dynamite

Who: Presented by Katie Wright Dynamite What: Cabaret When: Until March 20, see Fringe site for ticketing & event details. Where: Ukiyo at Gluttony Content Warnings: R18+ for occasional language, nudity and sexual references Despite being an avid Festival-goer, I had never attended a cabaret performance before seeing this show. Katie Wright’s Late Night Dynamite was certainly a great place to start. Late Night Dynamite … Continue reading Adelaide Fringe 2021 Review: Late Night Dynamite

Adelaide Fringe Review 2021: Kevin Kropinyeri Goes Talkabout

Who: Kevin Kropinyeri What: Stand-up comedy When: In Adelaide until March 21st Where: Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute as well as locations in Whyalla and Murray Bridge. See Fringe website for details and ticketing information. Kevin Kropinyeri is practically a veteran of the Australian comedy scene: He’s been doing stand-up across Australia (including in countless regional towns and Indigenous communities) for 14 years, and he’s … Continue reading Adelaide Fringe Review 2021: Kevin Kropinyeri Goes Talkabout