Tribute show Tom Waits for No Man was 70 minutes of eclectic, classy, cool tunes and vaudeville performance.
Glorious Misfits started with a high-energy disco hit and kept raising the bar with 90 minutes of talent, laughs and strategically placed tassels.
The Australian Ballet’s Gala Spectacular is a star-filled highlights program designed to delight both ballet regulars and those new to the art form – and the audience response showed the ambitious production delivers on both counts.
Adelaide Cabaret Festival co-artistic directors Ali McGregor and Eddie Perfect ensured this year’s event went out with a world-class bang at the closing variety gala, Songs of Love and Revolution.
Playwright Hannie Rayson’s controversial tale of “power and evil” made its debut in 2005, yet its themes revolving around refugees and human rights are arguably even more relevant now.
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. ★★★★