Gardens Speak will offer Adelaide audiences an intensely personal perspective on Syria’s civil war, inviting them to lie in the dirt and listen to the stories of individuals killed during the 2011-12 uprising and buried in private gardens.
Artist Del Kathryn Barton pulled off a casting coup securing actress Cate Blanchett for her short film RED, but it was a couple of uncooperative, venomous eight-legged stars that posed one of her toughest challenges.
Adelaide Festival has revealed details of six sumptuous long lunches to be held on its floating Riverbank Palais with chefs Cheong Liew, Cath Kerry, Christine Manfield, Mark Best, Karla Firla and Michael Ryan.
Tickets to all four performances of the 2017 Adelaide Festival's centrepiece show, Barrie Kosky's acclaimed operatic work Saul, have sold out 13 weeks before the festival opening.
A modern re-creation of Adelaide’s Floating Palais, songs from Rufus Wainwright’s musical love letter to Judy Garland and a blistering German re-imagining of Richard III are among highlights of the 2017 Adelaide Festival line-up unveiled today.
Former Adelaide Festival artistic director Barrie Kosky is set to return after more than two decades to present an acclaimed operatic work as the centrepiece of next year’s event.