British playwright Henry Naylor hopes his Adelaide Fringe show about a Kurdish female sniper who helped drive ISIS out of her town will challenge stereotypes about Middle Eastern women.
Canadian contemporary dance-theatre production Betroffenheit has become the second Adelaide Festival show to sell out ahead of the 2017 event.
A new 'Social Change Guide' published online today highlights Adelaide Fringe shows and events tackling issues such as suicide, racism, sexuality and domestic violence.
Adelaide Fringe hub Gluttony has turned the construction of the O-Bahn extension in its favour, securing extra space in Rymill Park that will enable it to host more people, an extra venue and bigger shows in 2017.
More than 100 new venues – including Adelaide Oval, The Henry Austin and a space under the Railway Station – will host shows during the 2017 Adelaide Fringe, which launches its full program today.
Adelaide Fringe director Heather Croall is urging South Australians to get behind the 2017 event to ensure artists leave happy and the festival retains its title as the second-biggest Fringe in the world.
Adelaide Fringe hub The GC will operate as planned and host more than 240 shows during next year’s festival, despite the departure of one of its three founders, says a spokesman.
A pop-art-style pink and green unicorn design that seeks to capture the “mythical and magical” spirit of the Adelaide Fringe has been chosen as the official poster for next year’s event.
Street artist James Cochran – who has garnered attention for his bold portraits of famous faces such as Usain Bolt and David Bowie – is planning to paint a new wall in Adelaide when he returns next year as an ambassador for the 2017 Fringe.
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.
Looking for some engrossing summer reading? Adelaide Writers’ Week director Laura Kroetsch recommends five books by authors who will be in town for the 2017 event.
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.
The crew commander of a Mars simulation mission and a leader of the international "right to repair" movement will be among key speakers at WOMADelaide's Planet Talks in 2017.
WOMADelaide fans can expect a wild ride when controversial Serbian filmmaker Emir Kusturica and his 11-piece Balkans band bring their frantic rumba-rock-gypsy sound to next year’s festival in Botanic Park.
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.