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!
From writing some of our most beloved pieces of musical theatre, including Wicked, Pippin and Godspell, to some of our most treasured songs from the likes of Pocahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame and The Prince of Egypt, Stephen Schwartz has touched our music-filled hearts in one way or another.... Read More | Share it now!
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!
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!
While big-end productions like Cats rely on star power (even though the whole play is quite a boring production in itself), there are amazing little events who also conjure up those upcoming stars. But what is you had absolutely no idea on who was playing what was going to happen and only a smidgen of the theme that the ‘performance’ will entail?... Read More | Share it now!
Tooth and Sinew in association with bAKEHOUSE Theatre present Year of the Family, written by Anthony Neilson. This production is an incredibly dark comedy that had me laughing at what could arguably be described as rather inappropriate circumstances. Highlighting how truly dysfunctional families can be, the play follows the relationships of half-sisters Fliss and Claire as they navigate through life one stumble at a time. Year of the Family forces you to question the traditional perceptions of family so often portrayed by the media, and renders the line between ‘normal’ and ‘insane’ rather ambiguously.... Read More | Share it now!