Theatre

Jun18

Review: The Literati

POSTED ON // Saturday, 18 June 2016 Written by // Veronica Hannon

Review: The Literati

This collaboration between Griffin and Bell Shakespeare is a theatrical gem, writes Veronica Hannon.

Jun15

REVIEW: Don’t Bother to Knock

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 15 June 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

REVIEW: Don’t Bother to Knock

Helen Dallimore’s tribute to four iconic blondes shows beauty and brains make for a trailblazing mix in Don’t Bother to Knock.

Jun12

Review: Tripod's 'This Gaming Life'

POSTED ON // Sunday, 12 June 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Review: Tripod's 'This Gaming Life'

Musical comedy trio Tripod continue their obsession with gaming in a new show This Gaming Life that ups the ante to include a 55-piece symphony orchestra and the talents of legendary gaming composer Austin Wintery (Journey, Assassins Creed).

Jun12

Review: Ali McGregor's 'Decadence'

POSTED ON // Sunday, 12 June 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Review: Ali McGregor's 'Decadence'

Playing to a sold out house for a one-night-only performance at the Dunstan Playhouse, Adelaide Cabaret’s co-artistic director Ali McGregor proved why she is such an audience favourite.

Jun12

Review: Megan Hilty in Concert

POSTED ON // Sunday, 12 June 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Review: Megan Hilty in Concert

Adelaide Cabaret Festival was the last stop in Megan HIlty’s whirlwind tour of Australia before dashing back to New York for the Tony awards.

Jun11

Review: Twins

POSTED ON // Saturday, 11 June 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Review: Twins

Trevor Ashley and Rhonda Burchnore are twins… Well almost… The rotund musical theatre star and his leggy red-headed companion are world’s apart when it comes to physicality but share the same bawdy humour, love for a bad taste joke and appreciation for a song that lets them show off their belt…

Jun11

REVIEW: Adelaide Cabaret Variety Gala

POSTED ON // Saturday, 11 June 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

REVIEW: Adelaide Cabaret Variety Gala

In their  first year as joint directors of Adelaide Cabaret Festival performers Eddie Perfect and Ali McGregor have kicked off the main event with a sparkling tribute to cabaret old and new.

Jun11

Theatre company Don't Look Away brings an Australian classic to the stage

POSTED ON // Saturday, 11 June 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Theatre company Don't Look Away brings an Australian classic to the stage

Director Phil Rouse explains why it’s time the audience revisted Louis Nowra’s Inner Voices.

Jun08

The Heidi Chronicles takes over the New Theatre

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 08 June 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

The Heidi Chronicles takes over the New Theatre

Wendy Wasserstein’s seminal coming of age tale that follows the changing role of women in society from the 60s to the 80s gets a reboot in this production by New Theatre. 

Jun06

Review: Stolen

POSTED ON // Monday, 06 June 2016 Written by // Veronica Hannon

Review: Stolen

In Jane Harrison's Stolen the notion of “home” is shot through with a sense of trauma and instability.