Tim Minchin plus Bob Downe with Anne “Willsy” Wills are among performers starring in two new headline shows, as part of Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2021.
After more than 7 years performing together and a successful Fringe 2020 show, the housewives are back with their comedy musical...and a whole lotta wine!
Summer is here so it’s time to have some fun! Diverse-City on Grote Street in the city invites one and all each Wednesday for an evening of entertainment by Adelaide’s very talented musicians and comedians. There will be 8 x 15 minute time slots for artists registered by 7.30pm. Please ensure that you have any […]
Australian born author, screenwriter, journalist, party girl and all-round bon vivant Kathy Lette is coming back to Fringe.
There are plenty of shows at Fringe that will make you laugh out loud. Some will make you question the boundaries of what the human body can do. And others will have you dancing along in your seats. But then there are also ones that are there to make you think, and to start conversations […]
If there’s any act in the country that should know their way around a wine centre, it’s middle aged, mouthy mamas of mirth, Mandy Nolan and Ellen Briggs. They are the comedic super stars behind the successful touring show Women Like Us. With seven children between them, they’re as adept at delivering laughs as they […]
Get ready to break your routine with a taste of six early release shows – and some alluring new spaces – coming to this year’s Adelaide Cabaret Festival. In an Australian exclusive and premiere, global cabaret legend Ute Lemper will perform Rendezvous with Marlene for one night only at Thebarton Theatre that’s right people, we’re also at the Thebby this year! The German chanteuse and festival headliner creates magic on stage, re-living a three-hour telephone exchange she had with Marlene Dietrich in 1988. In another Australian first, award-winning immersive show The Swell Mob from the UK will transport audiences into an historical epoch filled with thieves, fogle-hunters, dandies and deception. Hailed “a perfectly bizarre, uncomfortable, unmissable show” (Broadway Baby), Flabbergast Theatre will perform throughout the festival’s 16 days and nights. Musical theatre performer and TV star Fiona Choi (The Family Law, The Let Down, Rent) brings to life the story of Hollywood’s first Chinese movie star and international style icon, Anna May Wong in Dragon Lady: The many lives and deaths of Anna May Wong. This intimate performance will provoke questions about cultural identity and ambition through sparkling musical numbers. Australian cabaret icon Paul Capsis will light up rock music’s dark side in Paul Capsis with Jethro Woodward and the Fitzroy Youth Orchestra at The Famous Spiegeltent (yes, another new cabaret venue… stay tuned!) The most gifted interpreter of song, Capsis belts out hits by artists including Patti Smith, TomWaits, Lana Del Ray, The Doors and Led Zeppelin. In a world premiere, Adelaide’s own award-winning choreographer LarissaMcGowan will perform Cher – exploring the persona and characters of the ultimate pop chameleon through contemporary dance. […]
An illustrated book introducing some of Shakespeare's best plays in modern language and in a simplified, abridged format to help young readers understand the bones of the story.
Return to The Wonderful Land of Oz in the time before Dorothy arrived, when Glinda the Good and the Wicked Witch of the West formed an unlikely friendship before fate and corruption tore them apart.
The re-release of a classic in children's literature. Seven children discover a disused, derelict building and turn it into a theatre, writing and producing their own plays to raise money for their local church.
The new venue will offer audiences a completely new opera experience.
The much-loved cult classic The Book of Mormon is inundating Adelaide with advertising... so are we about to finally get the musical we've all been waiting for?
Kosky and his multi-award-winning opera company, the Berlin-based Komische Oper will make a triumphant return to the 2019 Adelaide Festival with its most popular and joyous masterwork, Mozart’s The Magic Flute. Following its Berlin premiere in 2012, The Magic Flute has won Opera World Awards, accumulated rapturous reviews and played to over half a million people in 22 cities across Europe, America […]
Thousands of votes have been cast, and more than 300 Australian features – fiction and documentary - have been named as audience favourites in Adelaide Film Festival’s global poll for the top three Australian films of all time.
Adelaide Cabaret Festival sees Australia's TV and stage favourite, Julia Zemiro, as Artistic Director in 2019!
Do you love the sweet, sweet sounds of acoustic, full-bodied, twangy or harp-like guitar? This year’s Adelaide Guitar Festival’s fabulous precursor is going to massive, with the number of artists increasing by 40 percent compared to last year. There will be a whopping 220 gigs to play across South Australia and fans will be spoiled […]
UK historian, archaeologist and television presenter, Alexander Langlands, goes back in time to look at the art of traditional crafts and what we have lost through factory-style production, including the ability to think in a considered way about what we are making.
A man doing art with some unlikely tools...
Today House of Sand - one of Australia's most exciting new arts companies has announced its 2018 program, which sees it bring award-winning dance, theatre, and multi-artform productions to Adelaide for the first time.
Inspired by James Cameron’s record-breaking film Avatar, TORUK – The First Flight by Cirque du Soleil will be at Adelaide Entertainment Centre next week - and we want you to head along thanks to Venue Productions!