Ruins is completely and utterly relatable – it’s like Gill read our minds! All the stuff we were already worried about seem less daunting, however, when Gill infuses them with a comic spin. He moves seamlessly from topic to topic building his case for the last days.
As a showcase for comedians who have solo shows at the Fringe this is a good cheap way to get a brief sample of their comic wares before deciding if a full show of their form of comedy is likely to strike a blow to your funny bone.
The Sydney-based producer and vocalist, whose sound is a collage of hyperactive beats, grimey basslines and global tropical music culture inspired electronica – or as she describes it, ‘troppo chilli flakes’ is looking forward to seeing the sights of the Victorian music festival.
With an all female line up, The buoys got together due to a lack of visibility in female musicians in original bands, which Zoe says is crucial for inspiring young people to take up music as an interest or career.
Fans of 70s British rock will know of the genius that is Jethro Tull and in Adelaide last night we got a taste of musical masterpieces that defined an era. Led by Michael Coghlan and Geoff Perkins, both on guitar and vocals, Acoustic Tull explores the back catalogue of the iconic group – albeit as best as they can in the seventy minute Fringe slot.
Although he highlights at the start of his performance the potential dullness of riding solo in general, Hansen presents as entirely comfortable on stage alone and upholds the bold presence of earlier Chaser material.
Bordertown, directed by Samantha Riley, is the latest offering from South Australian Playwrights Theatre. It tells the story of regional hairdresser, Patricia Barnes (Katie O’Reilly), who is famed for creating Bob Hawke’s iconic ‘silver bodgie’ hairstyle in the former Prime Minister’s hey-day.
A great showcase of local comedic talent.
A guaranteed show-stopper (and aphrodisiac), Haus of Hans is the best of what the Adelaide Fringe has to offer. You’ll be kicking yourself if you miss it darlings!
Things Of Stone And Wood will be bringing their 30th Anniversary Tour to the Garden Of Unearthly Delights, on Saturday March 14. The show will be packed with all of their hits and a few songs from their first new album in 17 years.