When: 28 Feb – 15 Mar Where: Little Theatre at RCC How much: $23 – $33 COLD WAR begins with being given handfuls of ice by a performer in a creepy mask, followed by the shouted instruction for the audience to get on the stage and dance, with music blaring. Safe to say this introduction is rather a shock to the system, and an extreme way … Continue reading Adelaide Fringe 2020: COLD WAR
When: 28 Feb – 15 Mar Where: Little Theatre at RCC How much: $23 – $33 Kerith Manderson-Galvin takes to the pastel pink, satin-y stage with a silky quiet voice and a timid demeanour. They are highly self-conscious of their stage presence as they begin to introduce their show and a selection of random, unconnected possessions. A cut-out of a cop with a hole fashioned … Continue reading Adelaide Fringe 2020: Being Dead (Don Quixote)
What: There Will Be No Intermission Where: Royal Croquet Club, Bonython Hall, University of Adelaide When: 15 February How much: $53 Amanda Palmer assuredly strides through the audience strumming her uke, her hair a curly halo framing her face, beginning her four-hour performance of punk/folk/pop/rock/cabaret fusion. Palmer says it herself, a show of this length, especially in the fringe world, would be classified as “commercial … Continue reading Adelaide Fringe 2020: Amanda Palmer
This event was billed from the outset as historic: Pussy Riot performing live in Australia for the first time, with a momentous line up of diverse bands and artists (Yothu Yindi, Ecca Vandal, Cash Savage and the Last Drinks, and Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Choir) in keeping with the theme of human rights and political protest. With many fringe-goers already catching Pussy Riot’s … Continue reading 2019 Fringe Festival Review: Pussy Riot Live, ft. special guests
Who: Penny Arcade (aka Susana Ventura) Where: RCC Fringe, Scott Theatre When: 15th – 23rd Feb Cost: Tickets starting at $20 (see website for details and purchasing) Warning: strobe lights, smoke machine, strong language, sexual content, nudity I didn’t really do much research before going to see this show, but, helpfully, as you enter the room for this show, erotic dancers perform on stage and … Continue reading 2019 Fringe Festival Review: Penny Arcade: B*tch! D*ke! F*ghag! Wh*re!