A Christmas Carol is a story that has become a part of Christmas time for many of us. Whether it's the original novel by Charles Dickens or one of the many film adaptations, it is a well-known tale. For their final season of 2020, the Adelaide Repertory Theatre presents a new, reworked version of this timeless tale.
Get ready for a comedic, philandering ride as the audience is taken on a sexually-charged and liquored-up journey through the immoral day-to-day life of Soho’s shamelessly promiscuous, Don Juan.
A pleasant way to spend a late spring evening, watching Shakespeare performed in the open air! The theatre Guild’s production of As You Like It works well in the amphitheatre-like space that is Pfitzner Court at the uni.
Rules for Living is a dark comedy about family dysfunction and societal norms by Sam Holcroft. The play follows a family preparing for Christmas lunch and tensions begin to rise as they deal with family issues. Holcroft uses the psychological theory that people reinforce negative behaviour traits each time they fall back on them as coping strategies (“rules for living”) at stressful times.
Bill makes a big mistake at his stag party and wakes up in the honeymoon suite, on the morning of his wedding, with a mysterious woman, Judy. With the help of his best man, Tom, Bill tries to cover up the fact that he cheated on his fiancée. Unfortunately for Bill, but luckily for the audience, hilarious chaos occurs.
Shakespeare is a serious business, so why was there so much laughter in the theatre? It is because director Megan Dansie is not afraid to treat the script with the irreverence it occasionally deserves.
oseph Merrick was one of the most unique and intriguing characters of British medical history. He was so beset with deformity that he was known as The Elephant Man.
James Goldman gives us familial insight into Henry II; Eleanor of Aquitaine; Prince John; Richard the Lionheart; Geoffrey, Count of Brittany; Alais Capet; and Philip of France.
When Megan Dansie directs Shakespeare something special happens. The setting of this piece at the end of WWII gives it depth and a darker side than it previously seemed to show.
Tackling Shakespeare is not for the faint hearted. His comedies are well loved, his tragedies well known and his histories often avoided. Richard III has been grouped with the histories and also classed a tragedy, because it is a little of both. Let’s face it - lots of people die!
Breath of Spring offers an evening of light fun with plenty of laughs.
An ebullient arts community celebrated the 2011 ACC Awards, the ACColades, at the Arts Theatre, with Steve Saffell, CEO of Country Arts SA as guest presenter.
What is more important, your life, or your life's work? Writer, Katurian, faces this question in Martin McDonagh's award winning jet black comedy, currently playing at the Little Theatre under the acute direction of Megan Dansie.
It is a surprising treat to discover that the tale of The Ugly Duckling can hold just as much appeal to adults as it does for children