Filmmaker Gerry (Jeremy Waters) wants your children. More specifically, he wants to document the lives of five seven-year-old Australians, filming them for one day each year until they are 21. They are Roger (Jemwel Danao), Jessie (Chenoa Deemal), Susannah (Charlotte Hazzard), Zoe (Jody Kennedy) and Cameron (Taylor Wiese). We watch this unfold across two acts, until they turn 35, in fact – eventually incorporating three of their spouses; Annie (Ildiko Susany), Doug (Anthony Taufa) and Theo (Aaron Tsindos).... Read More | Share it now!
Dita Von Teese is a name many will have heard about, but have not experienced in her full glitz and glamour. Associated with seduction, flawlessness and opulence, the American burlesque icon graced Adelaide’s Festival Theatre overnight to close out the Adelaide Cabaret Festival’s official opening weekend – and our long weekend.... Read More | Share it now!
Oscar Wilde’s story of The Happy Prince reads much like a beautiful parable. Perhaps, this is why it seemed only appropriate to host the first ever musical tale of story in a church. Simon Chan, composer and artistic director at The Other Production Company, has translated Wilde’s beautiful story telling into equally beautiful music. Sharing the true meaning of beauty and kindness through the eyes of a golden statue and a chipper, little swallow.... Read More | Share it now!
For some, it wouldn’t have been the Adelaide Cabaret Festival without Rhonda Burchmore making an appearance throughout its run at some point. This year, audience members got more for their money, with the leggy Aussie icon returning to the stage alongside her ‘twin’, the irrepressible Trevor Ashley.... Read More | Share it now!
There’s a sweet tenderness behind Hew Parham‘s popular clown character of Rudi. As the audience came to realise through the duration of Rudi’s The Rinse Cycle last night at the Festival Centre’s Artspace, Rudi is much more than a young clown put on stage to make us laugh.... Read More | Share it now!
The life and times story of an American woman experimenting with feminism in the 60s, 70s and 80s may not seem like it has much relevance on today’s Sydney stage. But in bringing Wendy Wasserstein’s The Heidi Chronicles to life, the team at the New Theatre have successfully highlighted the very long way women still have to go before they are considered equal to men.... Read More | Share it now!
Love, Loss, and What I Wore, a play by Nora and Delia Ephron, is based on the 1995 book of the same name by Ilene Beckerman. We are introduced to five women who take it in turns presenting individual, and sometimes joint, monologues. These range from irreverent and funny to painful and heartbreaking, the common theme being their recollection of what they wore.... Read More | Share it now!