The STC’s Dance Nation is a form-defying, convention-busting exploration of adolescence and its triumphs, conundrums and frustrating confusions. It is also a confronting and challenging piece of theatre.
Dan Willis’ comedy show is fast-paced and he covers a lot of elements of Australian life along the way. It delivers a polished, rather gentle and polite, non-intimidating form of comedy – and that is not a bad thing at all.
Reine Beau Anderson Dudley sings The Carpenters hits beautifully, never trying to slavishly emulate the original vocal stylings, yet delivering interpretations that are often as stunningly emotive and affective as the originals.
Gumbo Ya Ya and The Band Of Simple Dreams, took to the stage at Norwood Live to deliver their particular brand of fun to a large crowd of music fans who turned up for a chance to enjoy some Van Morrison & Linda Ronstadt classics.
Rebel is an enjoyable show – the pacing is good, the costumes are impressive, and the performance has plenty of heart.
The hour-long show passes all too quickly because this highly skilled thaumaturge entrances you right from his very first warm-up trick to the very last moment. Charlie Caper – Magical is a magnificent experience!
The Black Blues Brothers is a family friendly show, which redefines the usual circus production approach and provides an hour of jaw dropping physicality that is sure to impress even the most experienced Fringe goer who think they have already seen it all!
A wonderful tribute show, Dan Clews’ The Paul Simon Experience gives an almost flawless performance in bringing Simon’s songs alive on the stage.
The Dolly Parton Story is a lot of fun and a real crowd pleaser. If you’re a country music fan, it would definitely be worth finding an hour in your busy Fringe schedule to check this show out.
The Nashville Story provides a reasonable overview of the shifting forms and styles that constitute the history of American country music, but struggles, at times, to do the chosen set of songs justice.