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Affirmation For Tradition. Womadelaide 2004 [review]
(The Adelaide Review, 2004-04)
This year was going to be a testing one for Womadelaide. It was the beginning of annual stagings of the event and the first time, since inception in 1992, that it had been re-incorporated into the Adelaide Festival. Some ...
Gathering of the Tribes. "Big Day Out". Wayville Showgrounds. [review]
(Adelaide Review, 2004-03)
This year’s is the twelfth "Big Day Out". "Big Day Out" gives us the past, the modish present and always a glimpse of the ineffable future. "The Prodigy", "bridesmaids" in 1996, were the lords of all they surveyed the ...
Hearts and Box Office Won, Minds Yet to Follow. "Adelaide Festival 2004" [review]
(The Australian, 2004-03-16)
2004 would be the Recovery Festival for Adelaide. That has been the received wisdom ever since the 2002 event ended in inglorious shambles. The experience with iconoclastic American director Peter Sellars had been financially ...
Long Cool Drink From Brel's Well. Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2004 [review]
(The Australian, 2004-06-15)
With 26 performances of its two week program already sold out, the Adelaide Cabaret Festival is bringing a winter boost to the often dark Festival Centre. The opening weekend alone has some 11,000 punters in every nook and ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...