The Wolves

The Wolves

To stumble across a pack of wolves in a forest at night, is akin to stumbling into Rumpus Theatre’s production of Pulitzer-nominated play, The Wolves, by US playwright Sarah DeLappe. This is an edgy theatre experience for many reasons. Firstly, the set is an...
Contact

Contact

Kiah Gossner is a modern-day Mozart. His multi-artform performance piece, Contact, at The Adelaide Festival Centre, is a showcase of virtuosity that would standalone as a work of contemporary classical music without the extra layers of projected video and poetry....
296 – Contact with Kiah Gossner

296 – Contact with Kiah Gossner

In this week’s episode of The Adelaide Show, we make contact with Kiah Gossner ahead of the performance of his work, Contact, as part of the inSPACE program at the Adelaide Festival Centre. And joining me for this episode is local singer, songwriter, and admirer...
Marathon

Marathon

Good theatre has good pacing and that includes this production of Marathon at the Bakehouse Theatre. Steve (Todd Gray) and Mark (Ross Vosvotekas) are two friends who get together to jog, and for most of this 55-minute show the actors are physically jogging on the...
Mrs Warren’s Profession

Mrs Warren’s Profession

Of all the plays Independent Theatre could have chosen to perform at this time, Mrs Warren’s Profession by George Bernard Shaw has proven to be the most perfect choice for all the saddest of reasons. This story of a young woman discovering that sex work has been...
A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

The Adelaide Repertory Theatre’s production of A Christmas Carol is a festive romp that breathes new life into the Dickens classic. There is magic in the way this cast bubbles with joy throughout the show, with more ham than a Christmas feast. Director Megan...
295 – Whisky Marketing Masterclass

295 – Whisky Marketing Masterclass

In this week’s episode of The Adelaide Show, we are having a whisky marketing masterclass, and we’re doing so with Mike Collings, the man who helped the world develop an appreciation for single malt whisky and high pedigree blends – you see a lot of...
Outwitting the Devil

Outwitting the Devil

The young man can not imagine the old man he will become. That spoken reflection in the opening moments of Outwitting the Devil, sets the theme for this mesmerising dance production by choreographer, Akram Khan. The retired dancer’s first work in which he is not...
The Dark Master

The Dark Master

The Dark Master is a strange and enchanting piece of theatre, as mystical and sensual as some of the most colourful, detailed, and obscure dishes served in gourmet Japanese restaurants. The set is a timeworn restaurant in Osaka and travellers next to me in the...
294 – Meet the SA Small Business Commissioner

294 – Meet the SA Small Business Commissioner

In this week’s episode of The Adelaide Show, Steve chats with SA Small Business Commissioner, John Chapman, to get his view of business risks and remedies for South Australian SMBs, as well as share other observations about the business landscape. This week, the...
Vessel

Vessel

To watch Vessel is to experience a moment as Charles Darwin, stumbling into a primordial oasis, quickly realising something special is about to take place, and then remaining transfixed for 70 minutes as life unfolds and evolves before you. Vessel takes dance to its...
Light

Light

When we collaborate with neighbours from around the world, rather than conquer and colonise them, the human enterprise can flourish and do “exploration” in enriching ways. And this is what Australian writer/director Thomas Henning and Malaysian theatre...