Ziggy played the cello – and it was very good!
What I learn, over the course of the next 20 minutes spent in a hot-boxed shipping container lit up only by the Adelaide sun shining in through a gap in the door, is that the premise of the show relies on a deep human desire: everyone craves intimacy. And there are only very few moments in life where we truly experience it.
A tale as old as a few too many Jägerbombs: a young girl from Scarborough falls for a locally famous DJ, gets knocked up and follows through with her teenage pregnancy. A struggle for money, loss of identity, lack of community brings a story-many-times-told to the stage.
In an attempt to resurrect self-proclaimed prophet and erstwhile founder of Scientology, L. Ron Hubbard, the troupe have a crack at satirising the pseudo-religion / pseudo-science, constructing a hilarious, yet messy, comedy rock opera.
Evan Ziporyn’s Ambient Orchestra provided Adelaide audiences with an evocative and transportive overview of the evolution of ambient music at Elder Hall last night.
Masters Apprentices – Hands Of Time – there was a lot to like in this show because their songs are always great to hear, and the ring-in musicians were of top quality, but there were more than a few low points too.
English singer-somgwriter, Phoebe Katis, delivered a fantastic 5-star performance in The Carole King Story at the Garage International tonight.
Showko – Absolutely Normal showcases Showko’s unique charisma and wit in a show tailormade to suit her style of storytelling
Kathy Lette’s Big Night Out is polished to perfection, which at times, takes away from the rawness of stories that she tells. That being said, there is no doubt, that Lette is an iconic Aussie with a powerful message of female empowerment in a Trumpified, #MeToo world.
Directing the compilation play, Andrew Jefferis fills in the intermediary characters breaking up scenes, opening doors, and playing the father Chubukov in the Proposal. Producing a number of laughs on his own, his talent really lies in the selection and tailoring each of the own characters to a corresponding actor; fitted like a second skin.