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Not so much a night at the theatre as a fabulous party with your funniest friends, A Slightly Isolated Dog’s hilarious take on the lascivious antics of Don Juan is the most fun you’ll ever have in a room full of strangers.
THE BUSINESS OF ART | After the shock of becoming new venue owners during a pandemic, Simone Avramidis and Chris Iley have fostered a thriving blend of community and artistry at Goodwood Theatre and Studios.
Windmill Theatre’s ambitious and charming new production reimagines the classic story of Cinderella in a way that shatters not only the glass slipper, but also the outdated concepts that have defined the fairytale genre
Powerhouse Disney musicals are renowned for magic and finesse, and Frozen thaws even the coldest of hearts.
Fledgling Adelaide theatre company CRAM Collective is set to take to the stage with its second production – the world premiere of an Australian play in which three friends come together to relive the events of a dinner party that changed their lives.
THE BUSINESS OF ART | Patrick Livesey has rapidly become a force in Australian theatre, but the artist – recently announced as a recipient of the prestigious Marten Bequest – says their rise has been hastened by the help of many supporters.
Meg Wilson’s uncanny ability to create worlds that defy time and space will be on show in two major Adelaide productions premiering this month – with the dual offering solidifying her reputation as one of the city’s most in-demand theatre artists.
Set on the Limestone Coast, Caleb Lewis’s fine new play (featuring the outstanding Nathan O’Keefe) is not only a deep dive into the depths of grief and loss, it is also about returning to the replenishing light of day.
Smash together 10 seasons’ worth of the ’90s hit TV show Friends on stage and you’ll get exactly what you came for: a whole lot of Rachel, Ross, Monica, Chandler, Phoebe and Joey. Could it be any more fun?
When 9 to 5 The Musical hits the stage at the Festival Theatre this October, Eddie Perfect will be playing for boos and hisses rather than rapturous applause.
The Bakehouse Theatre has chosen one of the 20th century’s great plays to mark its last hurrah and it hits all the show-stopping notes we’ve come to expect.
Inspired by South Australia’s Limestone Coast and an experience from his own childhood, Caleb Lewis’s new play is a deep dive into a dark night of the soul.
One of Adelaide’s veteran companies ambitiously tackles Anton Chekhov’s Seagull, a play that revolutionised theatre.
The Bakehouse Theatre this month mounts its final show, A Streetcar Named Desire, featuring cameos by theatre stalwarts Pamela Munt and Peter Green. When the curtain falls it will sell its colourful collection of memorabilia – and an era will be over.
This extraordinary mix of masterly storytelling and astute use of Bob Dylan songs has given the stage musical new heft and new meaning.
THE BUSINESS OF ART | As stage producer Richard Jordan wraps on a four-show digital season at Adelaide Fringe, the Tony, Emmy and Olivier-awarded industry heavyweight highlights how the festival drives arts innovation – in Australia and abroad.
With dazzling stagecraft and an extraordinary solo performance by Eryn Jean Norvill, this screenshot of Dorian is a Wilde ride.
In Their Footsteps is a vivid tribute to the unsung female heroes of the Vietnam War, interweaving recollections from five actual participants. ★★★★
Solène Weinachter and Kip Johnson enthral as Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers, now middle-aged and in need of marriage counselling.
In theory, communication has never been more efficient than it is today; in reality, as Deus Ex Femina’s latest production so profoundly demonstrates, we may, in fact, be saying less than we ever have before. ★★★★★
This rarely-seen Russian satire of power and folly is brought to the Adelaide Festival Theatre stage with humour and brilliant imagination.
Patrick Livesey’s finely-tuned embodiment of a cast of real-life characters slowly builds a subtle, complex and deeply affecting narrative of their mum’s life and death. ★★★★