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SA’s MHW 2020 Dates Announced!

The dates for South Australia’s Mental Health Week 2020 have been confirmed! Mental Health Week will run from 10–​17 October 2020. The week will begin on World Mental Health Day (Saturday, Oct 10) and run until October 17 (the following Saturday). Stay up to date on what’s in store from mindshare by subscribing to our…

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Review: Confessions from the Bell Jar

“Who is Sylvia Plath?” I ask. Jack Lynch, performer at the Adelaide fringe tries to answer this question in his show Confessions from the Bell Jar. Jack Lynch describes Sylvia Plath and her world by reading excerpts from her books and poems. Lynch also talks about his life related to Plath’s and the commonality they…

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Review: Benson’s Brexit

Would you like the good news or the bad news?  The portions of Benson’s Brexit where Luke Benson addresses the farcical political crisis on the other side of the planet are over-complicated, unrelatable and border on boring. The good news?  Despite the show’s title, Brexit forms a small part of the show and the overall…

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Review: The Depression Cure Show

Warning: Contains therapy puppets, mental health references, quite silly dancing and not forgetting copious lycra. Jonathan Winfield brings his cure for depression show direct from the 2019 UK Brighton Fringe Festival with infectious enthusiasm and energy. Here we witness one man’s deep dive into a lifetime of depression. The sheer honesty and self-effacing journey Jonathon…

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Review: The Boy My Father Raised

The Boy My Father Raised gives no trauma or trigger warning. Not in any of its publicity nor at the show itself. You should also be warned about sensory overload; there is a lot of voiceover played through the speakers which peaks to a volume of being uncomfortable. I also think its rating of PG…

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Review: Moments

It feels wrong to start a review with a cliché but I am really struggling with how best to describe Moments without it. So here goes, Moments had moments. This original dance and physical theatre piece aims to explore significant moments we experience throughout our lives and how they impact us. We have party, love,…

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