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Barry Morgan (ABC Spicks and Specks) returns to Adelaide Fringe with his bachelor ultimatum – he has to find love!
Or, at least someone to cheer up and share the vacuuming.
Frankly, this safari-suited superstar is lonely. His beloved Hammond Aurora organ can only give so much and Barry’s bursting with love.
Fresh from a recent tax deductible ‘scientific research’ trip, Barry is ready to deconstruct the frightening modern world of online dating, same sex marriage… and the old version as well. He will stop at nothing to find his perfect match, even if it requires elaborate and sophisticated tests of his audience using any means. (But most likely Campari, tinned pineapple and whipped cream.) Barry has a whole lotta love to give. Maybe you’re the one…? Or your mum?
There is a tale of magic. Our story begins on the sands of Arabia. It is the dawn of a new day with new adventures for Aladdin and his cat Kira. The village awakens to to so much worry – there is barely any water in the well. In the palace gardens it is the same for Princess Jasmine and her friends.
Aladdin climbs over the palace walls to escape from the villagers. He meets Princess Jasmine, who is sad that the gardens are dying from lack of water.
Aladdin has an idea – some time ago he had found a magical lamp – perhaps now is the time to test its unlimited powers!! Rubbing it brings about the the exciting arrival of a surprising Genie!
The kingdom and its people rejoice as water is restored to the land, and they celebrate the love of Aladdin and Jasmine.
Fowler sisters, Erin and Tess from local group Sitara, celebrate the Finn Brothers with a tribute to Crowded House and their catalogue of much loved songs.
The band’s meticulous eye for lyrical detail and gift for melody has inspired Adelaide sibling duo, Erin and Tess Fowler, to take their own spin on this iconic music for the 2018 Adelaide Fringe.
After his fall from grace, lawyer Kane returns to the family sheep station for the first time in ten years. He finds his father dying of leukemia, and his resentful younger brother Aaron ready and armed. Over one long night, a bitter battle over the family property rages between them. This gritty tale is a poetic retelling of the infamous Cain and Abel, with an unexpected twist.
This is the second Adelaide Fringe for the Cabbages & Kings Collective, after their award-nominated premiere season of ‘Blink’ by Phil Porter – “refreshingly natural and thoroughly enjoyable … appealing and entertaining” (Canberra Critics Circle), ★★★★ (The Advertiser). They return in 2018 to the Noel Lothian Hall with this visceral, explosive black comedy that cuts to the heart of brotherhood.
Australia’s biggest and most authentic Bon Jovi Tribute Show is here! This show captures the essence of what this great band is about, the passion & hunger of the early years and the brilliant songs that live in the hearts of so many diehard fans! ‘ONE WILD NIGHT’ focus on the earlier period of Bon Jovi and the great hits and anthems that time produced; from the song that started it all ‘Runaway’ to timeless hits like ‘Livin’ On A Prayer’ & ‘You Give Love A Bad Name’; to the heart-wrenching ballads ‘Bed Of Roses’ & ‘Always’ right through to the more recent material. If you’re a true Bon Jovi fan this is a show not to be missed!
‘ONE WILD NIGHT’ is: Tib Horvath (Jon Bon Jovi) Tzan Niko (Richie Sambora) Sean Timms (David Bryan) Kane Jones (Hugh McDonald Dieter Schoell (Tico Torres)
A true-life story of hope & the power of imagination! When the writer, Jessica Clements was nine she lived in Canberra. It was early one warm December day when she was swimming in a local pool that she suffered a brain haemorrhage. She was whisked into hospital and while recovering she had a very unusual visitor, an elephant! This elephant and a host of other splendid animals helped her to believe that one day she could fly!
This should be the end of the show but Jessica and her Elephant have one more gift to give. This is when they introduce the audience to the Animals at their own Heart and this animal the kids can visit whenever they like.
“A joyous story filled with hope and the power of imagination, the youngsters were totally engaged & captivated” – British Theatre Review
GET READY FOR MAXIMUM FUN! Infinite Jest Comedy creator Jez Watts (The Nasty Show, Brief Interviews With Hideous Men podcast) is coming at your faceholes with a brand new power hour of comedy greatness for 2018. Great Stories. Dirty Jokes. Fine-Crafted Bits. AND Live-Looping, on-the-fly-created Comedy Songs. In 2017 he sold out shows on the West Coast, East Coast & Internationally. Perth Grown. World Approved.
★★★★ “Hilarious…Genuinely loveable & charming” – Whats On In Adelaide
★★★★ – The Australia Times
“Great Show” – Brian Posehn (USA, Deadpool)
“Very Funny” – Joe Mande (USA, Parks & Rec)
“See Jez Watts Whatever He Does” – Greg Fleet (Australian Comedy Royalty)
“This Guy Sold Me Weed” – Gareth Reynolds (The Dollop)
This 90 minutes of uplifting Gospel Music in a cabaret setting, hit’s the mark with one of Adelaide’s leading Gospel Choirs as they take you on a journey through the various styles that have shaped this wonderful music – Country, Latino, African American, Contemporary & Traditional.
“Once again we were totally in awe of your performance” – Pam S
Shoes, as objects of desire, as metaphor for the journey, as fetish or function. H.Art has asked artists to respond through painting, sculpture, textiles, photography and moving image to impart meaning through the Artist’s Shoes.
The closing event on Sunday 18 will see Adelaide Hills Musicians perform live music inspired by “In These Shoes?”
“Who’s Your Daddy? returns to Adelaide with an amazing line-up of both local and International comedians, both Mums & Dads, all talking Parenthood. Last years guests included Dave O’Neil, Lemho, Lawrence Mooney, Gretel Kalleen, Greg Fleet and this year will be no less amazing. This show has had sell seasons in Perth FRINGE WORLD since 2015 and has had amazing reviews in Perth, Adelaide and Melbourne: “Story’s about parents not having a moment to them selves, not even on the toilet had the audience in stitches of laughter” ★★★★Herald Sun Melbourne 2014. The show is a light-hearted take on parenting, using seriously funny yarns by four very polished stand-up comics. Including a female voice. Overall a very enjoyable show for parents and non-parents alike★★★★. THE WEST AUSTRALIAN. 2015