AYT Charlie Brown

Adelaide Fringe 2013

You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown

No Comments 19 March 2013

You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown is a day in the life of Charlie Brown, his sister Sally, friends Schroeder, Lucy and Linus and his adorable beagle Snoopy. Rather than using a traditional narrative, the musical is made up of a series of vignettes and corresponding musical numbers, channeling the unique sense of humour that […]

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Abdicating Adulthood

Adelaide Fringe 2013

Abdicating Adulthood

No Comments 16 March 2013

You know those stickers - the ones that many people adhere to their suburban SUVs that insipidly inform uninterested passers-by about the members of their family? Nikki Britton finds them about as enjoyable as licking shit off the hoof of a goat, and if you’re any kind of self-respecting person you’ll agree. In fact, Britton has rather a talent for critiquing those aspects of life that make you want set yourself on fire, especially when it comes to life goals (or lack thereof).

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Paco Erhard

Adelaide Fringe 2013

5-Step Guide to Being German

No Comments 11 March 2013

‘I can make you German.’ So declares the promotional poster for Paco Erhard’s award-winning stand-up show, 5-Step Guide to Being German. The comic has returned to Adelaide following a stint at last year’s Fringe Festival with the same act and he doesn’t appear to have lost any of his original popularity. As far as being […]

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Conjoined

Adelaide Fringe 2013

Conjoined

No Comments 11 March 2013

The world of Conjoined is one in which jokes about newspapers going online are written on typewriters. It builds a jazz age aesthetic before throwing period continuity to the wind. At its best, it is exactly the type of show you would expect to see at Gluttony: creative, boisterous, and bizarre. Its overriding sense of […]

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Sidekicks

Adelaide Fringe 2013

Sidekicks

No Comments 11 March 2013

Turning a traditional rom-com inside out, Sidekicks is the story of Mac (Dan Ilic) and CB (Emily Rose Brennan), a man and a woman constantly relegated to the sidelines in the lives of their major player ‘best friends’, Hunter and Robin. The play opens with a scene familiar to anyone who has seen a rom-com: […]

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Adelaide Fringe 2013

Angry Young Man

No Comments 05 March 2013

‘I wish I could be as classy as that!’ an audience member exclaims as she enters the theatre. The cast of the play – Iddon Jones, Paul Shelford, Gabeen Khan and Andy Peart – sit in a circle, facing outwards. They laugh and chatter to themselves, watching the audience file in. They wear identical grey […]

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Adelaide Fringe 2013

Best of British

No Comments 04 March 2013

There’s a lot to be said for going out on a limb this Fringe to see a comedy act you’re not familiar with, and even more to be said for going to see a show when you’re not even sure who’s meant to be performing. As professionals in the comedy business could probably tell you, […]

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Another Point of View

Adelaide Fringe 2013

Another Point Of View

No Comments 03 March 2013

You walk off Arcade Lane and into a dim, yellow-lit hallway, lined with white birdcages and fairy lights. The Birdcage is the ‘circus hub’ for the Adelaide Fringe Festival and After Dark Theatre’s ‘Another Point of View’ is one of its featured shows. It’s a story of two girls, friends, who go about their daily […]

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Agnes of God

Adelaide Fringe 2013

Agnes of God

No Comments 28 February 2013

A young nun, Agnes, is accused of murdering her newborn baby. Psychiatrist Dr. Martha Livingstone is appointed by the court to assess her sanity before the trial. When obsession takes over, Martha refuses to stop until she uncovers the truth about the murder. All the while, the Mother Superior attempts to shield Agnes from the […]

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Insomnia Cat

Adelaide Fringe 2013

Insomnia Cat Came to Stay

No Comments 26 February 2013

Fifty minutes is all it takes for Insomnia Cat Came to Stay to draw you into a world where time cannot be measured: the world of the sleepless. However, despite the constant agony of the condition, you find yourself entertained, enthralled, and even grateful to be exposed to the mind of an insomniac in such […]

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