A swag of 2017 Adelaide Festival shows – including sumptuous centrepiece Saul, an intimate work by Restless Dance Theatre, circus show Backbone and 3D audio experience The Encounter – are vying for gongs at this year’s Helpmann Awards.
The 2017 Adelaide Festival program was a beautifully crafted object d’art, offering a blaze of hope against a dismal horizon, write Flinders University's Julian Meyrick and William Peterson.
Following this year's sell-out success Saul, the Adelaide Festival has announced that its 2018 program will feature another acclaimed operatic work from the UK's Glyndebourne Festival: Australian composer Brett Dean's adaptation of Hamlet.
When a leading contemporary dancer and choreographer teams up with a rave party producer, the result is bound to be interesting.
Mad March will draw to a close on Sunday, but there are still plenty of shows to see over the final weekend. Here are some highlights from all genres of the Adelaide Festival and Fringe programs.
Gala is not a typical international dance company performance that we watch with wonder and admiration, but rather a celebration of the joy of dance - an appreciation of the sense of belonging found only in communal movement.
The Adelaide Festival hosted a pre-show event for its partners at the Park Palais hub (in Elder Park) this week.
Apologies, financial concessions and a public ultimatum helped the Adelaide Festival’s deputy director extract a lifeline for its controversial River Torrens pontoon from the city council last night.
Musica Viva should be proud of its role in bringing the Eighth Blackbird contemporary music ensemble to Adelaide. The group's eclectic program of work by five composers was engaging and often exhilarating.
The opening night of Chamber Landscapes at Ukaria Cultural Centre was a rare and unforgettable experience, writes reviewer Greg Elliott.
The Adelaide Festival hosted a preview party and an opening VIP party on its Riverbank Palais hub on the Torrens River at Elder Park.
Curator Leigh Robb and the Art Gallery of SA have created something special with Versus Rodin – an exhibition that is both a homage to the French sculptor and a celebration of the human body.
Cast members and guests attended an opening night party last week for Adelaide Festival show The Secret River, which is being staged at The Quarry, Anstey Hill Recreation Park.
The 3D audio technology in The Encounter is so sharp you would swear actor Richard Katz is whispering directly in your ear. You can practically feel his warm breath.