Tina del Twist is played by Australian singer/actor/writer/comedian/producer and director Wes Snelling. She is Wes’s bohemian Auntie - the family misfit, never quite fitting in. With a good serve of red wine, in a brandy balloon big enough to bath a baby in, Tina stumbles on stage to begin what she thinks is her Christmas concert.
It is just like the publicity says, it’s raucous, it’s nostalgic and it’s a loud and proud celebration of the incredibly long list of talented Australian women who have graced our pop and rock scene.
The Greek word “taxithi” translates into English as “journey”. Yet in the way of Greek words, it evokes so much more than mere movement. It encompasses yearning, sorrow, optimism and hope, along with grief and loss. It is the word which sums up the experience of almost any migrant.
This show is an isthisyours? And Insite Arts production and is obviously designed to ask us to confront some aspects of our past behaviour. To achieve this it puts women in the roles of this quintessentially male production, challenging the stereotypes.
Alone on stage, actor Renato Musolino (taking on the roles of over 20 characters from Orwell’s Animal Farm) uses only his face and voice to signal changes of character while the spotlight remains tightly trained on his visage.
This Japanese dance group fuses hip-hop and contemporary dance into their show Twilight Suddenly, coming to Fringe in Feb!
A portrait of digital disconnection and narcissistic technological practices, Here is the message you asked for… don’t tell anyone else ;-) lures the audience into an un-healthily obsessed society of which we might never return from.
An Indian tale of epic proportions is told through the enthusiasm and brilliance of a single actor, leaving the audience in hysterics of laughter one minute and colossal heartache the next.
Three characters take to the stage to recall their time travelling through the backwaters of Wales, England, Scotland, trying and sometimes succeeding to heal those that come their way; when they eventually end up in Ireland
Students Hassan and Chloe are put on detention—one has been suspected of stealing their teacher’s money, and it’s up to them to decide what the truth is. It’s a simple concept that speaks volumes, and opens up a world of potential in this new production from Windmill Theatre Company. Moving away from the pure fantasy of some of their previous fare, Amphibian is an inventive production that motors along on the energy and vitality of its cast.
A classical guitar masterclass spanning subgenres, from minimal Brazilian rock to traditional Flamenco melodies, this show provides an up-beat guitar performance that will have you mesmerised from start to finish.
Typical of the Adelaide Guitar Festival, Beijing Guitar Duo and Marko Topchii is a cultural and musically diverse performance, bringing together an assortment of world-class songs from various countries, cultures and composers.
A holiday resort in the bush, on the edge of an infinity pool, seems to be the most tranquil place in the world; a place where you can shut off from the world and clear your mind. That is, unless you are one of the three characters in the State Theatre Company’s latest fare, Creditors.
Strap yourself in for one of the most bizarre and unusual rides of 2018’s Adelaide Cabaret Festival as Queen Kong takes her audience on an unforgettable journey through time and space.
Based on the life of the notorious criminal boss Kate Leigh, O’Donovan has written a show that captures the era and examines Leigh’s rise and fall in detail.
A burlesque vaudeville show featuring circus acts, magic, striptease, song and dance from seven artists in a cabaret setting. Adults only.
A pair of teenage friends attempt to live in the reality of their small country town disintegrating around them in an uncertain journey between reality and fantasy.
All the way from Belgium comes a show that presents the audience with an unusual perspective on the horrific act of terrorism, allowing for a childlike interpretation of what strikes fear and horror into the minds of most adults.
Watch and marvel as these Australian talents bring ancient tragedy to life in Thyestes.
From the creators of La Soirée comes a night of sassy entertainment, song, comedy & circus. Leave your coat & your hang-ups at the door and get your swizzle on.