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.
The Late Bloomers’ Adelaide Fringe show, Scotland! is impressionistic, surrealistic, non-linear and told mostly in mime and sound effects, yet by the end of it you will be glad you made the journey.
Fans came to celebrate the 25th year of Dookie, Green Day’s third studio album and start of their success in the music biz.
The WOMADelaide media conference, accompanied by the enthusiastic attitudes of 13 Headliner journalists, produced a highly successful afternoon. Hours before opening, the atmosphere of the park was vibrant and bustling with uncontained excitement.
Circus’Cison comprises of a collection of some of the finest circus acts, and physical theatre performances from the Fringe. There’s something for everyone (except for the kids, of course – this is strictly adults-only fare)!
Girls Night serves a real smorgasbord of female comics that change from show to show (meaning you can always expect the unexpected).
Sitting in a circle, a macabre soundtrack plays in the distance as ringmaster Phillips plants seeds of doubt in the hearts of participants. Turning lovers against each other, and creating new sources of family turmoil; Nicholas guides the game’s interactions as a skilled and charming puppeteer.
You’ll be left wanting more. Completely relatable in all the wrong ways, #FirstWorldWhiteGirls: Spirit Animal is the surprise hit of the Fringe season.
With some excellent performances so far, WOMADelaide 2019 is now half over. But there’s still a lot more to come – stay tuned!