Rough Diamanté is 60 minutes of hilarious, outrageous, tightly-packed stand-up which races along without respite, writes reviewer Jim Mack. ★★★★½
Rhys Nicholson's new show, I'm Fine, is a beautifully bitchy account of how this socially anxious young man has overcome bullying and social stigma to arrive at a place of mere mild neuroses. ★★★★
Priscilla Armstrong, as 1930s Berlin cabaret performer Sally Bowles, sings songs from 'Cabaret' and 'Threepenny Opera' with a cheeky grin and seductive eyes that could charm the pants off an SS officer.
Jimeoin is a seasoned stand-up performer: an entrance jig sets the scene and the banter begins, quickly drawing you in. ★★★½
After winning the Best Circus & Physical Theatre award at last year’s Adelaide Fringe with ‘Knee Deep’, Casus Circus is back with an entertaining new show called ‘Driftwood’. ★★★★
We've all been there. Everyone at the party is having a great time and you would be too if only your vicious inner critic would shut the diggity up for five minutes. ★★★½
Comedy group Scriptease’s UnPlotted Potter is an improvised one-hour performance detailing the untold (and unofficial) stories of JK Rowling’s magical ‘Potterverse’. ★★★★
From stories about the trappings of ageing to nude suits and rhythmic gymnastics, comedic pals Judith Lucy and Denise Scott dish up a joyously honest Fringe show, writes Nicky Titchener. ★★★★
What would life be like if the internet crashed all over the world? It's just one of the questions Stephen K Amos poses in this surprisingly political and highly recommended stand-up show. ★★★★½
If you like hairy men in skimpy black pants, and I do quite like a hairy man in skimpy pants, Canada's Cirque Alfonse has four for you. ★★★
Adam Page is well-known for his improvisational shows in which he builds tracks by looping quick slices of music he makes on the fly. In his new Fringe show, he takes the idea a step further.
Mojito is a joyous celebration of Spanish, Latino and Cuban music styles performed by a stellar cast of singers and musicians under the guidance of producer/pianist Brendan Fitzgerald. ★★★★
Rogue Romantic is a fun hour of original cabaret, charting the dashed romantic dreams of a rather chaotic diva. ★★★½
Don your detective cap and light your pipe… it’s time to channel your inner Sherlock for Adelaide Escape Hunt: Spy on the Beach. ★★★★
New Orleans-inspired food and drink was a focus of the Fat Tuesday Street Party held on Vardon Avenue to celebrate the opening of the 2017 Adelaide Fringe.
My Adelaide Fringe began with a laugh and 10 ripped bodies hanging from poles. ★★★★½
Eleanor’s Story: An American Girl in Hitler’s Germany is a remarkable and moving solo performance based on the true story of a young American girl caught in World War II Berlin. ★★★★★
If you’re going to a show called Children are Stinky and it’s put on by a circus act, you can guess what you might be in for – and with this show, you’d be right. ★★★★
What would you endure for the sake of love? Would you share your beloved with another? Break the law on two continents? Contemplate the taking of a life? ★★★
Magician Robbie Kay’s one-hour show features a selection of mind-bending card tricks, old-school levitation and entertaining examples of illusion. ★★★
Likeable UK comedian Tony Cowards' Daft Pun is an hour of puns, gags and one-liners in the Cellar of The German Club. ★★★
A sunset ceremony on the SA Museum lawns, parties, a street parade and the transformation of North Terrace buildings into “canvases of light” will mark the opening this weekend of the 2017 Adelaide Fringe.
SA playwright Emily Steel has decided the perfect place to perform a reflective piece of theatre is by the basement pool at the Treasury Hotel.
Tuxedo Cat has secured a last-minute venue for its tenth anniversary Fringe shows after the Adelaide performing arts institution was blindsided by a Feast Festival “takeover” of its city address late last year.
Interesting food and drink experiences will be popping up all over the place during the Adelaide Fringe and Festival – from garden bars, retro food vans and flaming barbecues, to long lunches and cultural experiences.
An innovative program that seeks to raise awareness of complex and often taboo medical issues will make its international debut at the 2017 Adelaide Fringe.
Almost 200 delegates will head to the Adelaide Fringe as part of the Honey Pot marketplace, which offers artists the opportunity to sell their shows to festivals and venues around the world.