Review: A Box of Memories A Musical

The Jade staged an ambitious and intriguing new Australian work by father-daughter creative team Erin McKellar and Duncan McKellar. Their small-scale one-act musical A Box of Memories aims to bring…

Review: A Grand Night For Singing

The first show by Exeunt (Pursued by a Bear) Productions, A Grand Night For Singing is a revue showcasing the Golden-Age repertoire of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein. First produced…

Review: Live On The Heysen Trail

Born out of a hike on the southern end of South Australia’s longest hiking trek, Live on the Heysen Trail is a celebration of the Fleurieu Peninsula’s spectacular landscapes accompanied…

Review: SeaStar Rock

The Box at the Garden of Unearthly Delights was packed with eager children ready to dance the afternoon away with the cast of SeaStar Rock, a children’s entertainment group who…

Review: San Ureshi and Friends

The Nexus Arts stage was graced by the talents of San Ureshi and some of Adelaide’s finest session musicians in the trio’s first official concert endearingly titled San Ureshi and…

Review: Millicent Sarre is Opinionated

The sophomore offering following her award-winning Friendly Feminism for the Mild Mannered, Millicent Sarre is Opinionated showcases the emerging cabaret star at her best and boldest, tackling a rich array…

Review: Arcadia Bohemian

The Octagon at Gluttony transformed into a desert wonderland through Cocktail Creative’s latest offering Arcadia Bohemian. Producer Renee Auciello is well known for providing immersive experiences with energetic dance numbers…

Review: Shreklesque

Bring together the spirit of Dita Von Teese, Ru Paul’s Drag Race and a beloved cast of fairy tale creatures from an iconic 2001 Dreamworks film, and what do you…

Review: Electric Dreams – ‘Anthropocene in C Major’

Evolving over 45 minutes, Anthropocene in C Major is an audiovisual map of the past 12000 years of climate change led by Portugal-based composer Jamie Perera. Presented live in the…

Review: Death Whistle – music for solo piccolo

A champion of new music in South Australia, flautist Melanie Walters presents a diverse concert of living composers, showcasing her adept command of the so-called ‘Death Whistle’. Describing the repertoire…

Review: The Gospel According To Paul – State Theatre Company of South Australia

Jonathan Biggins’ The Gospel According to Paul invites audiences into the mahogany and maroon of Paul Keating’s inner sanctum for an intimate slideshow with one of our nation’s most polarising…

Review: That Boy – Holden Street Theatre

That Boy opens with a mother standing in her kid’s bedroom, the floor strewn with plush toys, Lego pieces and crumpled pyjamas; it may be a familiar scene, but the…

Review: Gaslight by Patrick Hamilton – State Theatre Company of South Australia

Step away from the live stream, cease compulsively refreshing daily COVID updates detailing the Victorian outbreak; Her Majesty’s is open and resplendent, the curtain is lifted, the boards are being…

Review: Lenka

After two years, Lenka returns to Adelaide with a brand new double EP, unpacking more whimsical tunes and rhythmic piano that has delighted audiences across the globe. From being featured…

Review: Dystopia

A picturesque yet gloomy stage beats to a soundtrack of erupting guitar riffs. A perplexed group of creatures turned aerialists and hula-hoopers rise from the ashes of an environmental war.…

Review: Amyl and the Sniffers

As an Adelaide Uni alumni, I’ve many fond memories of the former UniBar on Level 5 of Union House, jugs of pale, cheap parmis, and roughed-up decor indicative of the…

Review: Frankenstein: How to Make a Monster

Without skipping a beat, Frankenstein: How to Make a Monster lives up to the hype. Dubbed as beatbox theatre, London’s Battersea Arts Centre Beatbox Academy reimagines Mary Shelley’s gothic science-fiction…

Review: Leather Lungs: Yas Queen!

Jason Chasland as Leather Lungs playfully teases his audience with impeccable vocal strength and epitomise the modern phrase,“Yas Queen,” in his show Leather Lungs: Yas Queen! Leather Lungs begins with…

Review: Rich Bitch- A Parody of Law of Attraction Gurus

With an MA from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, comedienne Cristina Lark is far too qualified to be an online wellness coach. Thankfully, instead of becoming an…

Review: Petty Bitches

In their triumphant return to the Adelaide Fringe, critically acclaimed duo Tash York and Boo Dwyer are here to embrace our inner pettiness in an hour-long conference of infectious musical…

Review: A Thousand Cranes

Just outside Adelaide’s Himeji Gardens, a troop of five young performers bring the story of Sadako Sasaki and her thousand cranes to life. The Gemini Collective received the Adelaide Theatre…

Review: Bordertown

Bordertown walks the line between comedy and drama, and while it succeeds with getting laughs, the darkness in this black comedy, suicide, is dealt with so flippantly that the work…

Review: Happily Ever Poofter

‘Once Upon A Time, in a land far, far away’, begin all rewarding fairy tales. Rightly so does Happily Ever Poofter: Untold Story of a Gay Fairytale Prince, a simultaneously hilarious…

Review: Queer House Rules!

Expectations were high for Guy Henderson’s playwriting debut with theatrical production Queer House Rules! While settling into your seat at the Rumpus venue, the anticipation builds. You cannot help but…

Review: Only Human

In 1950 when Alan Turing asked the question of whether machines can think, would he have fathomed a future where machines can self-modify, rebel against humans, and form their own…

Review: Floral Peroxide

Floral Peroxide explores hospitalisation and its disembodying experience with declaration and style. Alison Paradoxx takes words and her audience captive through her eerie and compassionate performance of spoken word, theatre,…

Review: The Book of Faz

Praise his name and hallelujah! In the debut of his one-man show, Tasmanian theatre maker Michael Fazackerley takes his audience on a comedic journey through time as he exposes his…

Review: Dance Nation by State Theatre Company of South Australia, Bevoir, and Adelaide Festival

The Mitchell Butel era begins with Clare Barron’s Pulitzer Prize nominated work, Dance Nation, with the new artistic director starring as a tracksuit- clad dance coach with spirit fingers and…

Review: Gravity

It must be said that this reviewer is a serious Sara Bareilles fan and, thankfully, expectations were met with a warmth that the powerhouse Sara herself, would have been pleased…

Review: Right Here, Right Now

Originally billed as a pared -down reincarnation of his show, Scarred For Life, Josh Belperio’s 2020 Fringe offering, Right Here, Right Now is a topical critique of Australia’s current political…