The three powerhouse entertainers are a representation of the diverse nature within Adelaide Fringe and highlight that the event has something for everyone.


Playing as part of Back2Back Festival at Star Theatres, The Runner Up follows the plight of  hapless but ultimately loveable Cyn in a substance-soaked black comedy about a fabulous loser and her young band’s long way to the top.

Through the work of a dedicated group comprising local neurodiverse and neurotypical people, Let’s Be Friends will create a series of children’s books, the first being ‘Hello to Me’, in addition to a documentary, classroom resources and a giant Jenga set that children can decorate and play.

XXX Neon Sign is the inaugural show for the newly established Rumpus Theatre collective of Bowden in the repurposed space previously occupied by Fontanelle Gallery on Sixth Street. South Australian composer Dan Thorpe, with a growing reputation for experimental nous, cuts an isolated figure at the piano as he navigates Australian poet James Andre’s work of the same title, illuminating Andre’s personal recollections of working in a porno store in Brisbane.