Under usual circumstances, would you spend forty-five minutes in a small room with a group of strangers watching another group of strangers grieve about a loved one? Possibly not; which is one of the reasons I found SPEAK OF THE DEVIL compelling. From a practical perspective it is very good use of Fringe Festival time, place and space. I have no idea if this production is available to Universities or Colleges beyond this particular season,
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Michelle Zahner fills the tiny Rajopolis Theatre at Raj House with vivaciousness, humour, wry smacks on the hips and determination; her show is as kooky as the venue is funky. Raj House’s very fresh vibe, unique bar, strong sense of a community in its prime, art gallery space and chill out-zone is noisy, brash, colourful, a fun place to be. The show is an unravelling of sorts, it takes place inside the head of our
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The Inquisition of the Big Bad Wolf is a compelling show. It is a bold interpretation of complex and delicate ideas. Prying Eye are a dance and theatre company, well recognised for their excellent work. They are performing as part of the fringe at the Tandanya Cultural Centre, Grenfell Street, Adelaide. Prying Eye are recipients of the Sidney Myer/Tim Fairfax Capacity Building Program and have been granted competitive choreographic residencies. Their works have been commissioned
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Every day, the seemingly relentless dogma of social opinion strives to diminish the capacity of those that suffer mental health. Here is a show presented by seasoned performers Damon Smith and Adam Coad, that serves to dispels the contrived myths, and through sheer talent, humility and vulnerability two people come together to entertain, inform and challenge the audience. I enjoyed the pastiche of music and story telling that painted a raw, honest and at times
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Summoned to spend an evening with songstress and comedienne, Sarah Valle, we find ourselves in an amazing little nook minutes away from Her Majesty’s Theatre. Mama Jambo is a little off the beaten track, but well worth the walk, with its intensely cool vibe and funky setting. We arrive to find an off-duty Valle chatting with guests preshow while Bowie wails soulfully overhead – as first impressions go, it couldn’t get much better. Sarah Valle
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