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Holden Street Theatres Adelaide Fringe 2008

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Sam Lester

Following the success of her 2004 exhibition sam returns with a new range of beautiful and descriptive works. Telling the flinders ranges dreaming with her central desert style is unique and has won her critical acclaim across australia. Four years on sam tells more about her life and experiences.


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1984

“If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face, forever" This is Orwell's insightful vision through his blockbuster Nineteen-Eighty-Four. Urban Myth Theatre of Youth brings to you a new adaptation that cuts into the flesh of this pertinent and timeless classic.

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Berkoff's Women

Hailed as Berkoff's Muse; Marlowe delivers a theatrical exploration of sensuality, revenge, pathos, heart-breaking loneliness and riotous humour. A compilation of some of the most rewarding and exciting moments of Berkoff's female roles from 'Decadence', 'Greek', 'East', 'Agamemnon', 'Sturm Und Drang', and more. A bold and daring collection of women.

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Elizavita

American born, European raised chanteuse Elizaveta promises to mesmerize with her strong vocal stylings, classical training and jazz, pop and soul sensibilities. Performing selections from her debut crossover release "Breakfast with Chopin" as well as her most recent acoustic compositions. 'Fans of Norah Jones will adore her'.. "amazingly talented"..."just beautiful".

Daniel Kitson

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Hoons

It's late, there's no bus, you first drove a car at 12, there's a long stretch of highway ahead and just to get home you'll face roos, trucks and cops. HOONS explores the issues and risks associated with young people behind the wheel, sharing stories of risk, frustration and tragedy.

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Under Milk Wood

A hit in the Adelaide Fringe '06, Edinburgh and the West End, Dylan Thomas' timeless classic is brought to life in an astonishing solo performance. Bawdy, beautiful, sad and sensual, Guy Massterson creates the ultimate rendition of this magical journey. Using nothing but a wooden chair, dark glasses, apposite lighting and a beautifully haunting soundscape by Matt Clifford, Guy Massterson performs the entire work - all 69 characters; men, women, girls, boys, cows, pigs, a horse and a cat - himself! It is unbelievably recreated and entirely enchanting

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Playing Burton

In Burton's own words and those of great writers he admired, Richards reincarnates the actor and the myth. A moving, charming, deeply profound performance. An emotional helter-skelter ride through the life of a flawed genius who despised his own work.Richards IS the voice of Burton" Written: Mark Jenkins. Directed: Guy Masterson

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An Air Balloon Across Antartica

Can an obese hamster with an addiction to cereal and a burning desire to be a lemming conquer a bit of snow? Can Caitlin? And what's in the urn? Fresh from sell-out seasons in Melbourne and Edinburgh, this outstanding production reveals all!

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Mile High

How do you decide if you really love someone? Spend 23 hours trapped in an aeroplane together in economy-plus seats without enough leg-room Direct from back to back sell-out shows in Sydney, Stella Green Productions presents this compact powerhouse of sex, laughter, tension and relief.

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Leigh Warren

Woody Allen meets Ingmar Bergman in Seven, a love story that re-examines the fairy tale of Snow White. Edgy, dark and funny, Seven takes a look at love in a time of water shortages.

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Prospero's Island

Prospero the magician, from shakespeare's play "the tempest", invites you to spend an enchanted hour with him in his island hideaway laboratory, as he demonstrates his conjuring skills. He is assisted by his cousin miranda and caliban his slave. Magic, music, mystery and merriment. By the incomparable wayne anthoney

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Weather Girl

Come and experience four seasons in one day, forecasted by vivaldi and colleagues gershwin, porter and weill, with meteorologists ac/dc. The role of solo violin will be played by Soprano Janet Hattam, with the Eliza Tones Flute Orchestra as string quartet.


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One Man Star Wars

Returning to Australia from a sellout 2006 tour, don’t miss this high energy 60 minute romp through the original Star Wars Trilogy. Charles Ross plays all the characters, recreates the effects, flies the ships and fights both sides of the battles!

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Believe

The Old Testament is a battleground and war is a man's game, what of the women? A contemporary re-imagining of four survivors: traitor, widow, warrior, martyr - women surviving the most violent of times who've carved names into our violent history. Marlowe is a hypnotic presence. Profoundly simple, immensely thought-provoking.

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Anh Do

Back with a vengeance; After a sell-out 06 season these quite mature stirrers are at it again... Reviving the glorious University Revue tradition they romp through the night with music, biting political satire and that wry look at life that only advanced years can provide. "No politician/institution is safe"...

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The Good Thief

Sent on a routine job, a hapless Dublin hard man becomes a fugitive for kidnapping and murder. A tale of tragedy, comic pratfalls and lurid violence by internationally acclaimed Irish playwright and 2006 tony award nominee Conor McPherson. Dark comic brilliance!

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Pluck

Witty, inventive string trio Pluck perform their sell out 2003 Edinburgh Fringe Show, entertaining you with their infectious antics and superb musicianship. ‘totally engaging’ – The Scotsman. They play, sing, dance and mime their way through Bach to Beatles, Join them for totally unpredictable musical arson! ‘sheer genius’ – Charles Harman/

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Getting to Edinbourogh

Producer of The Royal Haymarket Theatre Touring and in-house Theatre Company, Director of 10 theatres in Brazil and Associate Director of Richard Jordan Productions talks about the process of getting your show to Edinburgh adn to the West End. Learn the ins and outs and some fantastic producing advice.


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Puppetry of the Penis

From London's west end to Broadway NY, the Boys have been getting it out all over the world, And now its your chance to see them in your town. Come and see "the hamburger", "the wristwatch" And "the windsurfer" just to name a few.....you are Nuts if you miss this..

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