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Tuesday 8th March Garden of Unearthly Delights Reviewed by: Tin Do I first met Sam Simmons while volunteering at O’Week last year, when a guy that looked a bit like Groucho Marx by way of a 70’s serial killer came up asking for directions in the Hub. He performed later in the Scott Theatre and, as it occasionally is for many Fringe comedians, his performance fell completely flat t

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Wednesday 2nd March Reviewed by: Masya Zabidi   It’s no coincidence that Nazeem Hussain would co-opt a well-known Cypress Hill song (“Insane in the Membrane”) as the title of his latest stand up show at the 2016 Adelaide Fringe, “Hussain in the Membrane”. Both Hussain and members of the Californian band have migrant roots (Cuban and Sri Lankan respective

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Thursday 3 March La Bohème Reviewed by: Riley Calaby   The Odyssey doesn’t seem the likeliest subject for cabaret. Jennifer Kingwell proves it can be done in her strikingly intimate new show with the Aurora String Quartet: The Lotus Eaters, with additional excursions into radical cheerleading, vodka shots, and a hilarious slapstick cover of Chandelier featuring the best

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Friday 5th March The Producers Garden Developed by Jeff McLane, Half Hour Hamlet is not as I originally thought the entirety of Hamlet squeezed into half an hour, but a retelling of the story by Patrick Hercamp, who plays Shakespeare. Hercamp makes Shakespeare understandable for the layman with audience participation and modern humour. He demolishes the fourth wall and gleefully interacts w

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 The Garden of Unearthly Delights Monday, 29th of February   Tim Whitt’s brainchild, incubated over 3 years, Heartache and Drumbreaks is an intricately pieced together soundscape, combined with elaborate visuals by Trav Nash.   Never before have I experienced a DJ set from the comfort of a beanbag, but this show is so much more than your typical DJ set. It is a piece of p

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Dazzleland, Level 5 Atrium, Myer Centre Sunday 28 February By Daniel McLean   Audiences of Slingsby’s latest production, The Young King, play the part of the king’s subjects at his coronation, an occasion as much about the pre-party pomp as the ceremony itself. Superb for children but never belittling, the production balances deftly between the safety of a child’s

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