Sense and Spontaneity

Sense and Spontaneity

It is a truth universally acknowledged that Austen plus impro equals a great time out! Join Austenphiles Esther Longhurst and Jessica Messenger on a joyful, 'Certified Boyfriend Friendly' romp through Sense and Spontaneity - the novelist's seventh and previously undiscovered novel... 

Colour Your World

Colour Your World

After a sell-out debut Fringe performance in 2017, ACH Group’s Sing for Joy Choir is back with a brand new show: Colour Your World. Around 100 choir members aged between 60 and 94 perform a collection of songs about colour that are sure to evoke emotion... 

COCO TAXI Latin Spectacular

COCO TAXI Latin Spectacular

Catch a ride in La Bomba's bright yellow COCO TAXI... Enjoy a scenic tropical musical dance adventure around the Caribbean islands of Cuba, Dominican Republic and over to Brazil in Latin America... 

Peggy Lee

Peggy Lee "Is that all there Is?"

The Mosaic Cat (UK) & Emma Knights Productions (SA) Celebrating the life and loves of one of the great jazz singers of the 20th century. A musical tribute to the longevity, humour and passion of an unforgettable performer... 

Pirates of Penzance

Pirates of Penzance

ARGH!! The Pirates are back! The Pirate King is back for the 5th year! This hilarious adaptation of Gilbert and Sullivan's classic operetta is staged in one hour, with an amazing local cast of only eight featuring some of South Australia's best local performers with live piano accompaniment! This year we are mixing it up a little by holding special performances in a space that feels like a ship, think Jarrah wooden floors, rammed earth walls and a diagrid roof! There may be cake! As always we will still have our regular Popeye cruise performances too! Yep, Pirates of Penzance on a moving boat... 

Cohen & Waits

Cohen & Waits

Based in Adelaide, Rohan & Polly, have performed across Australia and all over the world, during a career that has spanned more than two decades. In all that time, this is their very first Adelaide Fringe show! Singing songs from the massive catalogue of two of their favourite songwriters, Leonard Cohen and Tom Waits, this show promises never to be the same from one performance to the next... 

Cookin' With Gas: That's Jazz

Cookin' With Gas: That's Jazz

What is jazz? One of Adelaide's hottest six-piece jazz bands will take on the question, belting out swinging tunes and delving into the history of jazz and what it's all about. Expect references to the greats, from the Duke to Miles and beyond... 

Obsession

Obsession

The nervous system has a specific function in our day to day lives... how would you like those senses awoken? Come and enlighten your mind and descend into your obsession. Within this concept your senses will encounter 5 methods of perception. 

Stone Cold Sober

Stone Cold Sober

As an artist in Brief Encounters 2017, Kate developed a mini show titled ‘Chicks can sing Chisel’ and was clearly a crowd favourite. From this performance, she was asked by Emma Knights productions to develop the show into a full performance... 

Manchild...The Lost Aussie Rock Musical

Manchild...The Lost Aussie Rock Musical

'It’s about the randomness of life … of how you’re here one minute and gone the next, and how you’d better get relationships established because there’s not much else that you can rely on,’ recalls composer Chris Neal... 

Stravinsky & Chanel

Stravinsky & Chanel

A rumoured affair. The Rite of Spring. Paris 1920. Chanel No 5. Whether the affair is true or not, Stravinsky and Chanel would have had an influence on each other’s lives and successes whilst living together... 

The 60 Four

The 60 Four

Seen regularly around South Australia, The 60 Four is a four-piece Adelaide based group, who are presenting the hottest, freshest 60s tribute act. With their slick moves and tight four-part harmonies, these charming young men perform classics by your favourite 60's artists: Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, The Beatles, The Beach Boys, The Monkees, Johnny O'Keefe, and many more! They weren’t born in this era but don’t let that fool you into thinking their portrayal is inferior... 

MR BADGER tells the story of The Wind in the Willows

MR BADGER tells the story of The Wind in the Willows

Mr Badger tells this much loved, classic story celebrating the joys of nature and friendship. A delightful, intimate storytelling performance, ideal family outing and shared experience for ages 5-95... 

Two Idiots, No Script

Two Idiots, No Script

Two idiots. Three chairs. Some lights. No script. Delightful, improvised, clownesque theatre. We invite you to glimpse into worlds, peculiar and mundane, inhabited by vulnerable weirdos... 

Wine...Because Kids!

Wine...Because Kids!

Come and enjoy our family friendly afternoons where the adults can enjoy a wine tasting while the kids are entertained by our wonderful children shows! Need we say more? One glass of wine is included in the adult ticket price... 

Laconic: A Short Film Festival

Laconic: A Short Film Festival

Often we say a lot without actually saying anything at all, but is it possible to express much in fewer words? Laconic is a selection of short films and animations for you to experience and decide whether fewer words will do... 

Love, Murder & Retribution

Love, Murder & Retribution

The music of Johnny Cash spanned almost 50 years from the start of his career in 1955 with the legendary Sun Records, through to the now equally famous American Recordings, until his death on September 12, 2003... 

Murder in the Wine Cellar

Murder in the Wine Cellar

Wedding season is afoot at the National Wine Centre but what happens when a groom is found dead in the wine cellar...While the rest of the reception continues you are called away by world-famous wedding planner, Isla Grace, to try and solve the murder, over your dinner meal of course, before the police arrive... 

Brunch with Brahms

Brunch with Brahms

"So many melodies fly about, one must be careful not to tread on them." Brahms Brahms was a virtuosic pianist and romantic composer who wrote some stunning staples of concert repertoire... 

Jazz Ladies Uncorked

Jazz Ladies Uncorked

Join highly acclaimed cabaret artist Kim Spargo and the Collected Musicians in the beautiful National Wine Centre to raise a glass to the Ladies of Jazz as we celebrate divas like Ella, Dinah, Judy and Billie... 

Diamond Girls

Diamond Girls

Join actress Amanda Trapp as she portrays -- in addition to 18 other characters! -- three Saskatchewan gals who played in Philip K. Wrigley's All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (1943-54) in this fast-paced, one-woman show... 

Lenka

Lenka

Catch former actress Lenka performing a rare set in her homeland between tours of Asia, where she plays huge concerts in China, Singapore, Korea and more. The singer behind Decoder Ring's "Somersault" as well as international hit songs Trouble Is A Friend, Everything At Once and The Show (which has appeared in many film and TV syncs, including Moneyball and Ugly Betty) will dive into her catalogue of 5 albums and perform songs to uplift, inspire and brighten one night of the Adelaide Fringe Festival... 

Bromance

Bromance

A lighthearted look into the relationships between ocker Aussie men. This 'bromantic' comedy follows the story of two guys becoming mates, Ethan and Toby. Another guy is introduced, tension brews between them... 

Box and Cox

Box and Cox

Two men, one apartment. Seems perfectly legit, however neither one knows the other lives there for one works during the day, the other at night. Ask the lodging house keeper about it and she would say nothing could go wrong... 

A GREEK TRAGEDY 'OEDIPUS REX-THE KING'

A GREEK TRAGEDY 'OEDIPUS REX-THE KING'

  • Listing
  • Cabaret and Variety
  • Adelaide Fringe
  • Multiple Venues
  • 24th Feb - 18th Mar 2018

AN ADAPTATION BY LOUCAS LOIZOU.Sophocle's 2500 year old Tragedy remains the BEST of all times! SEE two more shows by Loucas under CABARET. See them on the same nights! A Festival Hellenika event... 

Maestro – 3rd Annual National Impro Games

Maestro – 3rd Annual National Impro Games

Performing hilarious family-friendly improvised games – like you'd see on Whose Line is It Anyway? – Maestro pits Australia's best improvisers against each other in a winner-takes-all battle for glory... 

Narrative of a Slave Woman

Narrative of a Slave Woman

Inspired by the Slave Narratives from the Federal Writer’s Project of 1936, this performance is a presentation of concert arrangements of Negro Spirituals interwoven with spoken slave narratives in a new kind of lecture-recital format... 

Chrysalis

Chrysalis

I would like to catch up with you after a couple of years out of the country, and a self-imposed year of cabaret exile. There’ll be stories. There will be songs you love and some you’ve never heard... 

Love Is Easy

Love Is Easy

Love is passion. Love is drama. Love is pain. It drives you crazy...but shouldn't it just be easy? Through personal stories submitted by the public, this collective piece explores moments of love, heartache, new beginnings and final goodbyes, leaving the audience reflecting on their own memories and questioning what love really should be... 

Tell Me On A Sunday

Tell Me On A Sunday

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Don Black’s classic TELL ME ON A SUNDAY! A one-woman show that charts the course of a young free-spirited English woman newly arrived in New York through musical monologues and letters home to England... 

Sanctuary Festival

Sanctuary Festival

The Sanctuary Festival invites you to a day of music, yoga and good vibrations! Held at The National Wine Centre as a part of the Adelaide Fringe Festival, prepare to be inspired by earthly elements and vintage themed surroundings, let your body move to the folk drenched tunes, vinyasa yoga & chanting meditation performance... 

Three Little Sisters | An Andrews Sisters Tribute

Three Little Sisters | An Andrews Sisters Tribute

Tania Savelli, Kat Jade and Melanie Smith take you on a historical journey celebrating the most famous female vocal trio of all time. Backed by a live swing band, the girls pay tribute to The Andrews Sisters by recreating their unique three part vocal harmony arrangements... 

A Bogan Bavarian Oompah-ty!

A Bogan Bavarian Oompah-ty!

What happens when the two great beer drinking cultures of Bavaria and Australia collide? An Oompah-ty, of course. A night of classic Australian rock and pop music played in a traditional German oompah style... 

Great Detectives

Great Detectives

The 1950s were the golden age of radio drama. Now you can relive 2 classic mysteries live on stage. Be immersed as this show recreates before your very eyes the experience of attending a 1950s radio drama recording, with scripts from old favourites Candy Matson and Yours Truly Johnny Dollar! Join us for an evening of mystery, intrigue and comedy... 

Keith Conlon's Horrible History of Adelaide

Keith Conlon's Horrible History of Adelaide

Shock horror! Our previously genteel vision of Adelaide's history will be shattered as Mr. South Australia, Keith Conlon, lifts the lid, following his award-winning Fringe show last year... 

The Honey-Bees

The Honey-Bees

Promise Adelaide are delighted to bring you The Honey-Bees, Adelaide's newest female vocal group paying tribute to the music of the 60's. Featuring songs from artists such as Aretha Franklin, Little Eva, Dusty Springfield, The Exciters, and many, many more... 

Buffy Kills Edward

Buffy Kills Edward

In an alternate universe, Buffy the Vampire Slayer is introduced to the characters of Twilight and chaos ensues. Upon slaying Bella’s beloved Edward, a war of the two worlds commences in which few will make it out alive... 

Brief Encounters 2018

Brief Encounters 2018

Brief Encounters is the newest project Platform Academy has developed. Launched in Fringe 2017 - we created an opportunity that allows performers to create a small show of their own while being mentored and fully supported! The artists are backed by a full band and design the beginning of what could be an entire album, a full cabaret show, or an amazing gig...