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Gems At Risk of Being Swamped. Adelaide Fringe Festival 2004 [review]
(The Australian, 2004-03-11)
With an estimated crowd of one hundred thousand cheering the opening night parade, a lively buzz at Rundle Park’s Garden of Earthly Delights, and, by yesterday, a gross of $2.9m and 163,000 in ticket sales, the Adelaide ...
Global Appeal. Womadelaide [preview]
(The Adelaide Review, 2004-01)
Womadelaide will soon be upon us: from 5 -7 March, to be exact. And, yes, it does seem like only a year ago. Now an annual fixture, Womad, this year, is tucked under the wing of the Adelaide Festival- as it was for its ...
Simple Strength Betters Virtuosity. Adelaide Festival 2004 [review]
(The Australian, 2004-03-09)
The eyes have it for theatre at the Adelaide Festival. Toronto’s CanStage even opens its accomplished performance of Gogol’s sardonic story with projected titles - just like the movies. Anyone familiar with the vibrant ...
Fringe Benefits. "Adelaide Fringe Festival" Fringe Theatre. [review]
(Adelaide Review, 2004-04)
Those long lines down Angas Street, out of the Nova on Rundle Street and the big mobs around the Scott Theatre were all for comedy acts. Some were worth the wait - the eccentric Daniel Kitson, Lano and Woodley’s hypermanic ...
Festival's Defining Moment. [review]
(The Adelaide Review, 2004-04)
Let’s start with "Gulpilil". A project initiated by Festival director Stephen Page and Belvoir Company B director Neil Armfield, this theatre monologue featuring one of Australia’s most distinguished screen actors was ...
Gotta Get Out of Displace. Adelaide Fringe Festival 2004 [review]
(The Australian, 2004-02-24)
The first weekend of theatre in the Adelaide Fringe has opened strongly with a number of works interestingly clustered around the theme of imprisonment within the self.
Fringe Favourites. "Adelaide Fringe Festival" Fringe Theatre. [preview]
(Adelaide Review', 2004-02)
There are the classics - beginning with David Malikoff’s performance of the Anglo-Saxon monster epic "Beowulf and Midsummer Night’s Dream Reloaded" from Scrambled Prince at the Mercury Cinema. Local company, Rough Magic ...
Naked Observation to End Festival on a High. Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2004 [review]
(The Australian, 2004-06-25)
When you go to a show called Private Dancer what exactly might you expect? Dancer, performance artist, satirist and hostess, Wendy McPhee makes it very clear when she appears dressed only in a studded choker. After being ...
Comedy Preview. "Adelaide Fringe Festival". [preview]
(Adelaide Review', 2004-02)
Before television re-discovered Australian humour and FM breakfast executives began strip-mining the stand-up industry, comedy at the Adelaide Fringe was all one big lucky dip where Funny Stories, LosTrios Ringbarkus, the ...
Purveyors of Delectable Derision. "Kit and the Widow", "Peter Berner 'Live'", and "Greg Fleet". Adelaide Cabaret Festival [review]
(The Adelaide Review, 2004-07)
Kit and the Widow are smutty and smart, topical and very tight. Sex toys, laptops, Joan Rivers’ plastic surgery are all fair game, as is The Leopard, a straight song about Hesketh-Harvey’s native Malawi. And, after ...