One minute, your heart will warm with a story of her struggles through a health condition, the next minute you’re howling with laughter at something unexpectedly crass and totally gutter level. That’s the way comedy should be.
The intimacy of the venue, in conjunction with the honest delivery of her performance, made the audience feel like they were in familiar company; a toast of whiskey at the end solidifying the sense of connection felt within room come the show’s conclusion.
Morris’ work will be challenging for some, and may not be to everyone’s taste, but for those who like their Fringe shows on the quirkier side, then you’ll enjoy the performer’s latest offering.
Whilst comedian Evan Desmarais’ unfettered honesty made for some brief moments of audience discomfort, overall, it is actually a heart-warming tale of human yearning and our ever-changing sense of our own life’s priorities.
Scottish Comedian Of The Year Winner – Marc Jennings is a patchy show. There are definitely some amusing moments, but some flat spots too.
It was another sun-drenched day for the Sunday of WOMADelaide 2020 and, while the program may have been missing some of the star power of other days, there was a host of great performances to enjoy.
Two of Us is the latest offering from Adelaide duo Harry and Lucy. Their show covers some of the greatest duets in popular culture, with their set broken into four parts – best friends, lovers, family talent and when the stars align.
Three chords, blood sweat and Gucci billboards! Amyl and the Sniffers were a true RCC – Fringe festival highlight bringing in punters from far and wide exclusively to witness.
Our highlights for the second day of this year’s WOMADelaide included The Blind Boys of Alabama, Rhiannon Giddens with Francesco Turrisi, Aldous Harding, Spinifex Gum, Dyson Stringer Cloher and Salif Keita.
Winefulness is completely and utterly relatable. York’s connection with her audience is undeniable; the performer was hell-bent on them having a good time. As the people poured out of The Parlour with smiles ear to ear, it was clear York achieved her objective. Cheers to that!