fringe 2023 Articles

Aladdin and the Genie of Unlimited Wishes | Adelaide Fringe | Review

Aladdin and the Genie of Unlimited Wishes: Adelaide Fringe 2023 Review
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 4 stars for the wonderful cast of up and coming young dancers
Review by Sharon Harrington
Talented budding young ballerinas, colourful exotic costumes and delightful music… The SA Children’s Ballet Company (SACBC) returned to the Adelaide Fringe this year with Aladdin and the Genie of Unlimited […]

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See It LIVE: Plazapalooza | Adelaide Fringe | 31 Mar 2023

[ March 31, 2023; ]
See It LIVE: Plazapalooza – Free family friendly event at Adelaide’s Festival Plaza.
Supported by the Government of South Australia and Festival Plaza, Adelaide Fringe is excited to announce See It LIVE: Plazapalooza – a free, all-ages live music event taking place at Festival Plaza on Friday 31 March 2023.

Plazapalooza will feature the critically acclaimed 10×10 […]

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Soweto Gospel Choir – Hope | Adelaide Fringe | Review

Soweto Gospel Choir – Hope: Adelaide Fringe 2023 Review.
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️   5 Stars for uplifting harmonies that fill your soul.
Review by Claire Davill
As the choir master points out at the start of the show, you might not understand the language, but you will understand the feeling.
Soweto Gospel Choir’s rich harmonies reverberate around the open air venue, […]

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Rouge | Adelaide Fringe | Review

Rouge: Adelaide Fringe 2023 Review.
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️   5 Stars for naughty, cheeky, circus/cabaret/burlesque.
Review by Claire Davill
Leave your kids at home and enjoy a night out filled with stunning acrobatics, sensual costumes (or lack thereof), operatic delights and burlesque in a style you’ve never seen before.
No, seriously, leave your kids at home. Any show that warns that […]

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Grossed Out Game Show | Adelaide Fringe | Review

Grossed Out Game Show: Adelaide Fringe 2023 Review.
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️   5 Stars for hectic games, audience participation and lots and lots of slime.
Review by Claire Davill
Matty Grey’s usual frenetic pace, ability to hype up kids, and frequent audience participation are all turned up a notch for his third Fringe show offering for 2023. Grossed Out Game […]

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Ari Arari | Adelaide Fringe | Review

Ari Arari (아리 아라리) Adelaide Fringe 2023 Review.
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️   5 stars for a contemporary re-enactment of a traditional past-time, for everyone to enjoy regardless of language and culture!
Review by Jane Sze-To
Ari Arari is a musical centered around the folk song “Arirang” which was sung in Gangwon Province more than 600 years ago. It is listed […]

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Lano & Woodley – Moby Dick | Adelaide Fringe | Review

Lano & Woodley – Moby Dick | Adelaide Fringe | Review: Adelaide Fringe 2023 Review
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️   4 Stars for fun and witty antics by a talented comedy duo
Seasoned comedy duo Lano & Woodley have brought their salty sea story, Moby Dick to the stage but don’t be fooled – this is not a story […]

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A Wonderfully Wacky Wizard | Adelaide Fringe | Review

A Wonderfully Wacky Wizard: Adelaide Fringe 2023 Review
⭐️⭐️⭐️  3 Stars for giggles, big bums and jokes for young and old.
Review by Claire Davill
Winni the Wizard is bumbling and definitely proud of her big bum!

A simple show that’s more pantomime than magic (there’s actually very little magic in the show, just so that you’re aware), Winni […]

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The Best Of Kids Fringe | Adelaide Fringe | Review

The Best of Kids Fringe: Adelaide Fringe 2023 Review
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️   5 stars for family fun at the fringe, all in one fabulous variety show!
Review by Jo Parkinson
If you are not sure what to take the kids to this Fringe, look no further! The Best of Kids Fringe show is playing in Gluttony and is exactly what […]

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Charlie Caper & Malin Nilsson: More Minor Miracles

Charlie Caper & Malin Nilsson: More Minor Miracles | Adelaide Fringe | Review

Charlie Caper & Malin Nilsson: More Minor Miracles – Adelaide Fringe 2023 Review
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️  5 stars for a delightfully charming magic show with lot of laughs
Review by Sharon Harrington
Honey-coloured vintage lamps light the darkened tent and scratchy 1920’s jazz tunes play in the background as Swedish magicians, Charlie and Malin, make their way on stage dressed […]

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’80s Ladies | Adelaide Fringe | Review

’80s Ladies: Adelaide Fringe 2023 Review.
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️  4 stars for seeing your fave ’80s bangers, performed in specky, hair-raising style!
Review by Carla Caruso
Dust off your crimper, blue eye shadow, and scrunchies; it’s time to revel in your love of all things eighties.
’80s Ladies is on at the Fringe – at The Pyramid in Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga – […]

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Bubba-Licious | Adelaide Fringe | Review

Bubba-Licious Adelaide Fringe 2023 Review
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️   5 Stars for a bite-sized show perfect for the miniature bubble enthusiasts among us!
Review by Jane Sze-To
Bubba-Licious is a fun, well-curated introduction to the Fringe for our little Bubbas. There is seating available on the floor for the keen beans who are ready to dance and have a great […]

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Celestial Gardens: The Secret Sounds of Plants | Adelaide Fringe | Review

Celestial Gardens: The Secret Sounds of Plants: Adelaide Fringe 2023 Review
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 4 Stars for an ethereal, whimsical garden experience.
Review by Claire Davill
Can plants communicate? Celestial Gardens blends art and science to create an experience that is quite unlike any other. The Bicentennial Conservatory in the Adelaide Botanic Gardens is transformed into a place of whimsy, […]

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The Cool Mum | Adelaide Fringe | Review

The Cool Mum: Adelaide Fringe 2023 Review
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️   5 stars for a ‘lit’ show. Parents of tweens, teens and beyond, this is one show you don’t want to miss!
Review by Jo Parkinson
If you still associate floss with teeth and tik-tok with clocks, prepare to be schooled on how to be cool with self-proclaimed ‘MILF’, Jo […]

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Prehysterical | Adelaide Fringe Review

Prehysterical: Adelaide Fringe 2023 Review
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️   5  Stars for silly slapstick and sensational acrobatics.
Review by Claire Davill
Prehistoric cave persons Rock, Urgh and Oww are bumbling, simple-minded folk, but when faced with a challenge, their acrobatic skills are second to none.
From the start of the show with the three wandering through the audience and eliciting giggles […]

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You Are A Doughnut | Adelaide Fringe | Review

You Are A Doughnut: Adelaide Fringe 2023 Review
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️   4 Stars for an educational, musical show with more fart jokes than you can poke a stick at!
Review by Claire Davill
Never have I seen so many kids so excited to have two relief teachers turn up for the same lesson! Teachers Oesoph E. Gus and Dewey Dean […]

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Whitney | GOSPO Collective | Adelaide Fringe | 7-13 Mar 2023

Photo credit: Diana Melfi
GOSPO Collective is returning to the Adelaide Fringe with their world premiere of Whitney. 
Australia’s leading vocal powerhouse GOSPO Collective is back for the Adelaide Fringe bringing the glam, strength and spirit of the legendary Whitney Houston to life in the world premiere of Whitney – The Greatest Love of All. For one […]

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Hard Quiz Live – Hosted By Tom Gleeson | Adelaide Fringe | Review

Hard Quiz Live – Hosted by Tom Gleeson: Adelaide Fringe 2023 Review
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️   5 stars for professional roasting at its finest!
Review by Jo Parkinson
Strap yourselves in and prepare for an hour of absolute roasting as Tom Gleeson hosts at his comedic best. Tom’s quick wit and outrageous acting skills have the audience in stitches the […]

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Electric Skies | Adelaide Fringe | Review

Electric Skies: Adelaide Fringe 2023 Review
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️   5 Stars for an exhilarating sound and light show that the whole family will appreciate.
Review by Claire Davill
Electric Skies is a masterful combination of technology, storytelling and music, with a sound and light show that leaves you feeling both exhilarated and enchanted. Five hundred drones light up the […]

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A=60; | Free Online Digital Art Exhibition | Adelaide Fringe

Discover a free online digital art exhibition running 24/7 throughout the 2023 Adelaide Fringe.
Visit, a digital art exhibition as part of the Adelaide Fringe to view and interact with 60 artworks. All of the artworks are created by coding and let the user play with images, words, randomness and much more. For fun, there […]

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The Party | Adelaide Fringe | Review

The Party – Adelaide Fringe 2023 Review
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️   So, do you want to go to a Party?
If you were disappointed to hear Blanc de Blanc wasn’t returning this year, don’t be. It’s replacement by the same producers Strut & Fret has filled the void with a show you don’t want to miss!
This show screams FUN […]

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Velvet Rewired | Adelaide Fringe Review

Velvet Rewired: Adelaide Fringe 2023 Review
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️   5 Stars for Velvet Rewired, a glamorous sequinned union of music, song, dance and breathtaking circus acts.
If you’re only going to see one show this Fringe then this is the WOW show that’s worth seeing. The audience is transported to a disco wonderland, Studio 54 style, and from […]

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Fringe Mount Gambier | Adelaide Fringe | 24 Mar – 2 Apr 2023

[ March 24, 2023 to April 2, 2023. ]
Fringe Mount Gambier 2023.
Fringe Mount Gambier returns in 2023 with their free community event FRINGELAND on the opening weekend, plus Fringe Street Party is back.
South Australia’s largest regional open access arts festival, Fringe Mount Gambier will open with FRINGELAND on Friday 24 and Saturday 25 March 2023. Returning to the centre of town in the magical […]

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Astro: The Giant Astronaut | Adelaide Fringe | 21 Feb – 19 Mar 2023

Meet Astro: The Giant Astronaut at the 2023 Adelaide Fringe.
A universe of culture meets a universe of knowledge, as Astro the 10-metre giant inflatable astronaut drops in to Adelaide Fringe to explain why space matters to us here on Earth.
Floating up in space can get lonely, so go and meet Astro who’s landed at Lot […]

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Barbaroi | Adelaide Fringe | Review

Barbaroi: Adelaide Fringe 2023 Review
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 5 stars for edgy, exciting physical theatre that is family friendly 
Review by Sharon Harrington
Barbaroi is raw, atmospheric physical theatre, set in a dystopian future with a pumping alternative soundtrack.
This is a cool show. It feels edgy and foreboding and yet all the acts are surprisingly family friendly.
Think of a low lit, […]

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Fringe on Sixth Street: Murray Bridge | Adelaide Fringe | 25 Feb 2023

[ February 25, 2023; ]
Fringe on Sixth Street in Murray Bridge.
Street Theatre on Sixth is a public celebration of the Arts featuring a mix of Adelaide Fringe and local Murraylands based performers.
Sixth Street in the heart of Murray Bridge will be closed for a street party style event with performances through the evening and plenty of colour. A key […]

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The I Hate Children Children’s Show | Adelaide Fringe | Review

The I Hate Children Children’s Show: Adelaide Fringe 2023 Review
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️   5 Stars for an extremely funny, engaging magic show for all ages!
The I Hate Children Children’s Show is a fantastic show for sadistic parents. Wait, what? Yes! The show will also appeal to kids who love participating onstage, who love magic and who can […]

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101 Ways to Annoy Your Parents and Other Really Old People | Adelaide Fringe | Review

101 Ways to Annoy Your Parents and Other Really Old People: Adelaide Fringe 2023 Review.
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️   Chaotic, silly, and downright dangerous information for children who want to annoy their parents!
Review by Claire Davill
Matty Grey knows how to hype up kids, and this show will have them yelling, jumping up and down in their seats, throwing […]

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Wonderfull! A Celebration of Stevie Wonder | Adelaide Fringe | Review

Wonderfull! A Celebration of Stevie Wonder: Adelaide Fringe 2023 Review.
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ for an unforgettable night of music, colour and joy 
Review by Carla Caruso
I love a tribute show and this one celebrates a true, well, wonder.
A few fast facts about Stevie Wonder … The American singer-songwriter was born prematurely, and doctors believe he was blinded when he […]

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Maho Magic Bar: Child Friendly Session | Adelaide Fringe | Review

Maho Magic Bar: Child Friendly Session – Adelaide Fringe 2023 Review.
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️   5 Stars for a family-friendly Japanese bar filled with jaw-dropping magic.
Review by Claire Davill
Maho Magic Bar doesn’t seem like a family-friendly Fringe option, but book a show before 4pm, and the kids will be in awe at the experience. The mid-afternoon shows are […]

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