Adelaide Fringe stalwarts Libby Trainor Parker and Matthew Trainor used to be very sensible high school teachers before they started writing funny songs to sing in hot tents.
After a lifetime of misdiagnoses and medical gaslighting, the award-winning cabaret performer finally became ‘endo official’ when she was 36-years-old and has since dedicated her life to educating, informing and ‘endo-taining’ people.
Prompt Creative Centre, which opened in late 2022 on Pirie Street is new, and it’s going to be jam-packed with shows this festival season.
Self Help Yourself with Bill Egan is the latest comedy special from one of Adelaide’s most popular comics and it’s set to be an exercise in spontaneity and spiritualism.
The original farce based on a true story is playing at Prompt Creative Centre during Adelaide Fringe and tells the hysterical story of a corrupt priest, a crap musician, an incompetent politician, and an entrepreneurial sex worker attempting to profit from the suffering.
“It’s surreal absurdism at its finest. It builds upon a simple joke, adding layer after layer, in increasing ridiculousness. It’s a farce with an underlying social commentary on fame and success.”
With the show promising to reveal the secrets of both Shaun the artist and Abril LaTrene the glam alter-ego, this is a drag show unlike any other you’ve ever seen.
The one-hour, one-woman comedy show includes stand-up, sketch comedy and clowning, and is the perfect night out with friends, especially the spinsters.
Mum Thinks Blue was announced in November as winners of the Triple J Unearthed competition to join this stellar line-up of international and Australian acts, headlined by Arctic Monkeys and including G-Flip, King Stingray, CHVURCHES and Spacey Jane.
The opening night audience loved every moment of the show and the cast showed their professionalism to the last moment as they took their well-deserved bows and left the stage without milking the applause. Style to the very end!