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Mad March 2020


Mad March: where to get your final-week festivals fix

Want to make the most of the final week of the Mad March mayhem?  Here are some Adelaide Festival and Fringe shows to get fired up about, plus a selection of four and five-star performances you might have missed.

Arts & Culture

All InDaily's 2020 Adelaide Fringe reviews

Wondering what to see at the Adelaide Fringe? See all our reviews, from thrilling circus to comedy, cabaret and high-impact theatre.

Latest stories and reviews

Adelaide Festival SA Life

2020 Adelaide Biennial monsters come to life

The 2020 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art showcases the work of 23 cutting-edge contemporary artists, with a line-up of live performances and interactive experiences that bring their monsters to life.

Adelaide Festival

Arts & Culture CityMag

Howl: Inflammatory art on parade

With a giant walking Duchamp ‘Fountain’, a balaclava-clad Captain Cook, and ‘Piss Christ’, Howl is a celebration of censored, maligned or misunderstood artworks from modern history.

Adelaide Festival

Festival opera casts fresh light on Breaking the Waves

A Scottish opera based on the controversial 1996 arthouse film Breaking the Waves doesn’t shy away from the dark intensity of the story – but it is a very different experience, the composer tells InDaily ahead of its Adelaide Festival season.

Fringe reviews

Adelaide Festival

2020 Adelaide Festival on track to hit box office target

The Adelaide Festival is already close to reaching its 2020 box office target, with a number of shows – including centrepiece play The Doctor – selling out ahead of the opening this weekend.

Fringe previews

Adelaide Fringe

Ancient First Nations story told through iridescent journey

The 6000-year-old Tjirbruki story was traditionally told orally among Kaurna tribes, but for the first time the dreaming yarn will be shared as a stunning immersive Adelaide Fringe experience featuring animations and state-of-the-art projections.

Festivals CityMag

Best seats in the house

CityMag lifts the veil on where to perch throughout the festival season, with critical insights from those who ought to know.

Fringe reviews


The WOMADelaide moment that will stay with me forever

As WOMADelaide prepares to bring a world of music and culture to Botanic Park next month, festival stalwarts Ian Scobie and Annette Tripodi and freelance photographer Leonard Choice each share a favourite moment from the past 20 years.


Eight highlights on the WOMADelaide 2020 line-up

With dozens of musicians from around the world converging on Botanic Park for this weekend’s WOMADelaide festival, here are eight highlights – from an Afro-pop legend and a Rock and Roll and Blues Hall of Famer, to a ‘new breed of disco vigilante’.

Adelaide Festival

Adelaide Festival review: The Doctor

In this stunning reimagining of Arthur Schnitzler’s hundred-year-old play, writer-director Robert Icke shines a light on the complex nature of identity and demonstrates exactly why he’s been lauded as the great new hope for British theatre.

Adelaide Fringe

Fringe review: Tartuffe

Scottish literary icon Liz Lochhead gives Moliere’s Tartuffe a richt guid kick up the erse[i], packing the pared-down comedy of manners with plenty of Scots irreverence. ★★★★