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Review – 14th Theatresports ™ Clash of the Titans

Four teams battle it out to be improv champions in Clash of the Titans. No props, no script, just comedians making up scenes on the spot. From first date scenarios to a ‘scene in a shoe’ you never know where the stories are going and that’s the fun of it. Sometimes it’s brilliant, sometimes absurd. […]

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Review – Adulting

Adulting – Comedy / Cabaret ★★★★★ Tash and her back up singer / keyboarder deliver some home truth realities about growing up, ‘Adulting’, and blame Disney for leading us astray. And in her words “lets face it, happy endings only exist in Thailand”. She strips the sugar coating and gives us the reality about becoming […]

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Pu$$y Play Masterclass ★★★★★

Pu$$y Play Masterclass ★★★★★ An interactive show & tell on playful techniques, starring Strawberry Siren, burlesque star & cousin to Rural Ranga, the creator of W*nk Bank who funded his art studies from his happy ending massages given in New York City. A very qualified Strawberry Siren gives us saucy tips on how to best […]

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Buried at Sea

Words by Fatema Sitabkhan Overall rating: ★★★★½ It has become a recent trend to study your historical roots and explore the family history to better understand ourselves as individuals. After Mark Salvestro undertook a quest to dig into the story of a great, great uncle, he crafted together a poignant play that provides a beautiful […]

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Review – No moral compass

  No Moral Compass Words by Alex Craddock Overall rating: ★★★1/2 Over their cold beverages, upstairs in The Elephant, an audience listens keenly to Trish Parry weave tales of her youth. From her brief stint as a beauty pageant queen in Japan, to travelling between, what appeared to be, every military base across the US… […]

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Review – Paul Foot

The ever-polarising Paul Foot is BACK with his latest offering, “Tis a Pity She’s a Piglet” – but this time round, he’s brought his monkey. Fans of the British Comic will not be disappointed, as he ploughs through both brand new, as well as classic material, with his trusty sidekick Johnny the Monkey by his […]

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Review : Yianni Agisilaou – The unpinchable pink pen

Yianni Agisilaou: The unpinchable pink pen Yianni takes you on a fun, entertaining and intellectually stimulating journey through gender stereotypes. We learn that dresses and the colour pink were the blokey norm over a hundred years ago, but now we have evolved (?) where men fear pink – like the pink pen – and suppress […]

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Interview with Akmal

WHAT’S ON IN ADELAIDE – FRINGE 2017 ON THE COUCH with Akmal Saleh by Sarah Elding A few days ago I had the absolute pleasure of sitting down for a quick chat with Akmal Saleh: comedian, celebrity and an all round nice guy. He’s as funny in real life as he is on the stage […]

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Review – A Cuatro

Review – A Cuatro (Flamenco) I’ve got to call it. Best dance act for the 2017 Adelaide Fringe! ‘A Cuatro’ provides an insatiable performance leaving you wanting more. More flamenco dancing, more Spanish influence, more soft sounds of the flamenco guitar and more of just EVERYTHING. The cheer, clapping and ‘ole’s’ coming from the captivated […]

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Interview with Simon Taylor

SIMON TAYLOR “Spectacular-ish” With an impressive portfolio of comedy writing firmly cemented behind him, including credits on Jay Leno’s “The Tonight Show”, and Shaun Micallef’s “Mad as Hell”, Aussie comedian Simon Taylor has definitely made a name for himself in the Arts. Now based overseas, Simon is back, touring his stand-up show “Spectacular-ish” throughout Australia […]

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Interview with Kid Dub

Interview with Kid Dub   Kid Dub – Magic Mirror Spiegeltent in the Garden of Unearthly Delights 11-19 March Kid Dub has been touted as the high-energy dance party you won’t want to miss. Hosted by LuLu Loud, Kid Dub is a journey through music history full of classic pop music and must see dance […]

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Interview with Zach and Viggo with Sarah Elding

Interview with Zach and Viggo with Sarah Elding 28 February 2017   After a highly acclaimed season in Edinburgh, comedy duo Zach and Viggo are here for the Adelaide Fringe 2017. We sat down with them (via email, a publicist and a few inbetweeners) and tried to make some sense of their hectic and very […]

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Review – The Magnets

The Magnets: ★★★★★ Walking into The Factory at the Garden of Unearthly Delights, I had no idea who The Magnets were. But, hey, that’s where the surprise hit me! The Magnets are composed of a group of 6 multinational men from around the UK + Australia, who are not only pleasing to look at, but […]

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Review – W#nk Bank Materclass

W*nk Bank Masterclass ★★★★★ From the moment you nervously take your seat in the Campanile tent at the back of the Garden you know you’re about to see a show like no other! From rows of gift bags placed in seats containing phallic-shaped vegetables in them to the strategically placed lube to the side of […]

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Review – Zach & Viggo – Thunderflop

Zach & Viggo: Thunderflop ★★★★★ As soon as you enter the venue for this two-man show, you are in for an hour of non-stop, high energy comedy! The show starts with our two heroes, American-Norwegian duo Zach Zucker & Viggo Venn introducing us to our own audience by giving out sticky label name badges to […]

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What’s on in Adelaide – Sarah Elding Review BABY WANTS CANDY – THE FULL BAND IMPROVISED MUSICAL Le Cascadeur – Garden of Unearthly Delights – 8.30pm – 2 March to 19 March 2017 When it comes to improvisation or just simply creating a new musical every night, nobody does it better than Baby Wants Candy. […]

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Review – Smug Face

Jez Watts: Smug Face Words by Alex Craddock Overall rating: ★★★★ On a stiflingly hot Tuesday evening, Jez Watts presented us, his unwitting audience, with hilarious stories from his enigmatic life. On one hand, we met Mr. Watts, an ex-Australian Army soldier who spent an admirable eight years at university studying neuroscience. On the other, […]

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360 All Stars Review

#adlfringe 360 Allstars Review From the moment go, we knew this was going to be one high energy show. The modern take on ‘circus’ with the boys bringing us dance, live music, beat boxing, bmx bike stunts, basketball tricks and a few other hidden talents… all combined together in a flowing visual spectacle. It sounds […]

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Review – A Brief History of Beer

Words by Fatema Sitabkhan Overall rating: ★★★★ Trish being dressed in a yellow Star Trek-style uniform, we knew there was going to be no dying in this show. Walking into the Elephant Pub, I didn’t do much research on the show prior, as I like to be kept in suspense and have the surprise element […]

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Loose End Review

Loose Ends by Sarah Elding for What’s on in Adelaide loose ends: the last few details that need to be finished or explained in order for something to be complete In a quiet, intimate theatre, performer Jens Altheimer takes his audience on a fanciful journey of friendship with raw emotion and at times laugh out […]

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The Chemsex Monologues – Adelaide Fringe

The Chemsex Monologues – Adelaide Fringe E-Interview conducted by Fatema Sitabkhan After achieving a great deal of success in London, Adelaide Fringe is bringing us a much-needed dose of The Chemsex Monologues. Reviews for The Chemsex Monologues include: ​‘an extraordinary tapestry of pleasure and pain, woven together with wit and weight by a master wordsmith’ […]

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The New Glenelg Foreshore Playground is a Huge Hit

  So what’s the deal with natural playgrounds? Well, go back in time and ask your 8 year old self, it’s because they’re epic fun! Kids can imagine themselves in another world, they can create, get dirty, climb, splash and burn off steam amongst structures created with rope, tree stumps and branches, sand and plants. […]

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What’s Hot in Adelaide – 2KW

Review- 2KW 2 King William St (08) 8212 5511   Eight floors above King William Street is the latest classy establishment to lift the bar in Adelaide- 2KW. Boasting views of the city no matter where you sit, Adelaide’s nightlife is in for a surprise. The options are endless, come for dinner, a drink inside or out, […]

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Review: The Glenn Miller Orchester

Friday 19 June 2015 Adelaide Festival Theatre Yesterday Adelaide welcomed back the The World famous Glenn Miller Orchestra direct from the USA. Returning by popular demand to a full house, The Glenn Miller played in honour the year of the ANZAC Centenary. While I may have been the youngest in the audience by a good […]

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Lady Rizo

Lady Rizo is the rockstar of cabaret with powerhouse vocals that fill your soul with glitter, and pizazz. A self proclaimed chanteuse but with so much more, with her humour better than  most professional comedians, which left the crowd in stitches. This cabaret superstar oozes sensuality including a crowd teasing silhouetted nipple licking behind the […]

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What’s Hot – Yen Linh

23 Field Street (08) 8211 8985 Tucked away in a revamped warehouse in Field Street is the Vietnamese Restaurant Yen Linh. If you are looking for fresh, authentic, generous serves then this is the place to go. At Yen Linh  you will find your dishes arriving promptly, the beautiful aroma of fresh herbs and lovely […]

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