The Birds And The Beats

The Birds And The Beats

Grant Busé wants to talk about sex and he’s determined that we should join in the conversation. The Birds and the Beats is part show, part lecture and part conversation where Busé invites us to ask and answer questions about sex education, sexual experiences and manages to create a genuine intimate atmosphere where it feels safe to talk about one of the most taboo subjects... 

Finding Me

Finding Me

A show about transformation, acceptance, identity and self love. In a world confused by gender and sexuality, Finding me takes you on a journey in between with parallel stories and songs... 

Sassy Buddha

Sassy Buddha

Before dissolving your ego, why not take it for one more show-stopping parade around the block?! This is an immersive, physical, vocal and hypnotic exploration of the intersection of drama and dharma; compassion and camp... 

Ugly Duckling

Ugly Duckling

Duckie is... an ugly duck! She's also adopted, a Z grade & suffers dysmorphic delusions of grandeur. Duckie is very discombobulated to learn that only cygnets, NOT ducks transform into beautiful swans... 

Working Out Material

Working Out Material

You may have seen comedians sweat on stage, but this is a line-up show with a difference! Hosted by ex-academic, ex-corporate lawyer, banjo player and sort-of-for-a-bit-one-time personal trainer Alice Fraser, 'Working Out Material' puts the Fringe’s best stand-ups outside their comfort zone, as they attempt to perform whilst facing physical workout challenges... 

You're Welcome

You're Welcome

Red hair. Pasty skin. And more lesbian than a Birkenstock. Lily Starr is the "Beyoncé meets Amy Schumer" (her words) type of comedian you never knew you needed! Lily provides a sneak peak into her hybrid Highschool Teacher by day-Comedian by night life... 

PO PO MO CO

PO PO MO CO

Some shows at Fringe are reviewed because the artistes or their producer approaches you and requests that you come along to see their show. If one has time and is so inclined, you get along and review accordingly but most often, especially during Fringe, you have to politely decline due to an already full calendar... 

Maggot

Maggot

Award-winning sketch comedy fresh from sold out seasons in Auckland and Wellington, New Zealand. Come and see the rabbit who can't reach his carrot, the friendliest cowboys, naughty elves, and pop-sensations The Baby Girls who have had short and uneventful careers ... 

Secret Hyde Away

Secret Hyde Away

A Monday night variety showcase, featuring performers from all over Fringeland... You better Hyde your dips, and Hyde your chives, IT'S GONNA BE A CRACKER!  

Can I Get An Amen?!

Can I Get An Amen?!

Inspired by the memoirs of Whoopi Goldberg, RuPaul and Shannon Noll. The multi award winning comedy extravaganza is finally here! Spirit of the Fringe winner, Best Comedy nominee (Melbourne Fringe)... 

Dion

Dion

You get into a stranger's car. You go for a drive. It's not real though, because you met them online. Part simulated drive, part actual drive, part love song to being left alone. Or driving away... 

Perjagulant

Perjagulant

Alan Willis was a hardworking farmer from country Victoria. His Grandson, Marcus, has credit cards with every major bank & a 3.9 Uber rating.
 Marcus compares the life of his Grandad through his daily diary entries to his own Instagram/Google It/Airtasker fuelled lifestyle... 

Aphrodite and the Invisible Consumer Gods

Aphrodite and the Invisible Consumer Gods

Welcome to our ridiculous modern digital world, where chocolate gives you an orgasm and sports cars give you sex appeal. In this collage of satire, physical theatre, dance and audience interaction; Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love and beauty, time travels to Adelaide 2018... 

Kind of Something Unusual

Kind of Something Unusual

Join the artist who isn't afraid to explore and change up familiar territory. Featuring works erupting with colour and creativity the exhibition brings forward a diverse style of of quirky imagery inspired by works from Basquiat, Keith Haring and Noel Fielding... 

Werewolves

Werewolves

This immersive role-playing game was the undisputed, sell-out hit of the 2017 Adelaide & Edinburgh Fringe. As night falls on the town of Millers Hollow, there’s trouble afoot and werewolves are stalking the innocent villagers... 

Shirley Gnome: Come Again?

Shirley Gnome: Come Again?

Canada's reigning "Queen troubadour of intelligent black-comic sex balladry" (Edmonton Journal) returns to Adelaide for four nights only with a collection of songs and covers from her award-winning cabaret shows... 

All Made Up

All Made Up

Have you ever watched a comedy show and thought to yourself, "Cathy, I hate how these theatre types are just so written and rehearsed! And when do I get to talk?!" Well then, Cathy, 'All Made Up' is the show for you! The seasoned improvisers of Woah, Alyssa! are gonna take one word from you and make up half an hour of comedy for you on the spot!  

Intoxication

Intoxication

“It’s about connection. Connection in all its forms: between people, friends, lovers, electricity cords & sockets, all getting close. Trying to get closer.” Intimacy is dead, and we’re partying with its corpse... 

Post Dining Bite Sized

Post Dining Bite Sized

Enter the intimate multi-sensory world of Post Dining in a bite-sized offering of their two-time award-winning concepts. As weekly award winners of the John Chataway Innovation Award 2017, expect something different as you are swept into the delicious narratives of native flavours paired to curated sounds... 

Alex Cofield: Supernova

Alex Cofield: Supernova

No sound, no atmosphere, nobody for miles around. North Piddle is one scary village! But there's a big bang coming... A cosmic concerto, 'Supernova' is a funk-fueled hip-hopera from the sheepishly sharp mind of Melbourne Fringe comedy award nominee Alex Cofield (Woolly: The Morose Merino) as he rhymes his way out of routine rural life and shoots for intergalactic stardom! "A larger than life comedian" - The Argus (Brighton)... 

LUXURY SPLIT BILL

LUXURY SPLIT BILL

Ladies! Men! When is it okay to feel horny? At the shops? Or the hospital? What about a family reunion? Is it ever the right thing, or no, not really?! Ange and Jane have thought about a lot of things, including this, so you don't have to... 

Woah, Alyssa! 1

Woah, Alyssa! 1

Two boyfriends wrote a comedy show and asked their very best clown-friend to join them to put it on. They're gonna play every character in an energetic hour lampooning overcooked pop songs, man-centric primetime dramas, empty-headed talk show segments, straight actors doing gay smooches, and that's just the tip of the fatberg! 

A Modern Guide to Heroism & Sidekickery

A Modern Guide to Heroism & Sidekickery

A superhero story that refuses to read like a comic book. Michelle Zahner joyfully mixes movement, poetry & comedy to work out how being a “superhero” in the “real world” really works... 

Get Sweaty with Cheryl and Chardee

Get Sweaty with Cheryl and Chardee

Aerobics gained worldwide popularity in 1982 with the release Jane Fonda’s game changing exercise videos. Unfortunately Cheryl and Chardee weren’t born until the early 90s, but that hasn’t stopped them from embracing the art form in every facet of their life and helping everyone they come across to Get Sweaty – whether they're up for it or not! Join these sassy foxes for a raucous insight into the world of two semi-professional aerobics instructors, stuck in 2018, longing for the simplicity of a 1980s world that lives only in their imaginations... 

Variety Jam Late Show

Variety Jam Late Show

In similar fashion to the Variety Jam shows that happen all year round, the Adelaide Fringe edition of Variety Jam brings music, comedy, magic and more. This is a place where risks are taken... 

The Colour Orange: The Pauline Hanson Musical

The Colour Orange: The Pauline Hanson Musical

Guess who's back? From the ashes of early 2000's Australian politics rises Senator Hanson - one woman, one party, one nation, one dream. It's a pivotal time and Pauline has a big job ahead of her... 

Victoria Falconer: Oxymoron

Victoria Falconer: Oxymoron

As one half of the excellent EastEnd Cabaret and a founding member of the awesome Fringe Wives Club, Victoria Falconer is already considered an acclaimed multi-instrumentalist with excellent comic chops and an innate ability to steal a show so the only surprise is that it’s taken her this long to star in her own solo cabaret... 

Bi-Cycle

Bi-Cycle

BI-CYCLE Written and performed by Sam Anderson. Soulful, sweaty and fun. This fourth-wall-spinning solo performance tells the story of one of the most unique characters to hit the Adelaide stage... 

Thrilled You're Here!

Thrilled You're Here!

You’re invited to my super fun awesome party! Bring a plus-one; hell, bring a plus-five! Just don’t bring drugs, because my parents’ trust is super important to me. "Thrilled You're Here" is Clare Cavanagh's solo sketch show, masked as a party in an attempt to trick cool people into attending. 

It’s Britney B*tch: A Singalong

It’s Britney B*tch: A Singalong

Oops…We Did It Again! The team behind Jagged Little Singalong bring you It’s Britney B*tch: The Singalong. Are you at a Crossroads over which show to pick? If you’re a Slave 4 Britney, join us, Baby, One More Time, and sing along Till The World Ends Featuring Lady Sings It Better, Alison Avron & Sepora who you can also catch in Spice! A Singalong!”  

SPICE! A Sing-a-long

SPICE! A Sing-a-long

Bring your best mates, your Mama, even your Last Time Lover. Do Something Kinda Funny while a star-studded cast perform Spice in its entirety. Sing along, with all the 90s nostalgia and girl power you can muster...