Adelaide Fringe Festival Photo Gallery: Hotel Tokyo – The Octagon, Gluttony (14.02.16)

Hotel Tokyo is the latest brainwave of a show from the Melbourne crew behind the iconic Red Bennies and this Adelaide Fringe, the chaos has come to Gluttony. A mix up of cabaret, circus, physical theatre and a killer soundtrack, punters are invited to head into The Octagon for an unforgettable night of cross-cultural entertainment and antics! Check out John’s shots from inside the Hotel.... Read More | Share it now!

Arts Review: Mayhem Kings Cross 1945 – Elizabeth Bay House, Sydney (15.02.16)

Black and white image of a woman lounging on a love seat in a gown.

Inspired by events in and around Kings Cross at the end of the Second World War, Mayhem Kings Cross 1945 at the opulent Elizabeth Bay House was a celebration of the end of the war and a way to bid farewell to American GI’s returning home. A coloration between Sydney Living Museums and The Festivalists, guests were encourage to attend decked out in their best 1940s garb or service uniform and explore the stunning rooms of Elizabeth Bay House. There was a secret cellar, admittance only permitted after using the secret code word, where you could view illicit “pornographic” photographs and purchase goods on the black market. In particular, the room set up with a television and headsets where you could view short news reels from the war, was especially interesting.... Read More | Share it now!

Theatre Review: Arcadia – Sydney Theatre Company, Sydney Opera House (performances to 2nd April)

Tom Stoppard’s plays are just so damn entertaining and clever. They always give off such a vibe of established sophistication that he easily fits into the most respected playwrights of history, but his writing remains relevant and modern. And when one gets to experience his plays in such a production as Sydney Theatre Company’s latest Arcardia, one leaves feeling very satisfied indeed.... Read More | Share it now!

Adelaide Fringe Festival Photo Gallery: Opening Night Parade (13.02.16)

The Adelaide Fringe Festival kicked off in spectacular style over the weekend, with artists and the public taking to the streets of the city’s CBD for a parade that lit up the night. Second only to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the Adelaide event signals the beginning of the fringe/comedy circuit for many, while thousands upon thousands of visitors pour through SA over the festival’s duration. John Goodridge was amongst all the action and brings us these photos from the annual event!... Read More | Share it now!

Adelaide Fringe Festival Review: LUMINOUS – The Peacock, Gluttony (12.02.16)

Walking into The Peacock tent on the opening night of the Adelaide Fringe Festival season felt like a much needed escape from the chaos that was the rest of Gluttony and the Rundle St/East Tce intersection. I made a point of not looking up much information about LUMINOUS prior to the show tonight, though I knew it had attracted much praise and interest in previous years so in all, I was keen to be surprised and impressed.... Read More | Share it now!

All My Love’s Denny Lawrence talks about the tragic relationship between writers, Henry Lawson and Mary Gilmore

Henry Lawson and Mary Gilmore are two famous, Australian writers. But what people may not realise is that the pair were also lovers and secretly betrothed. This information has only come to light in the couple’s surviving letters and in Gilmore’s memoirs and forms the basis of a new play titled, All My Love. It’s a show adapted for the stage by Anne Brooksbank and promises to be an intense and tragic love story.... Read More | Share it now!