OzAsia Festival 2019 program

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Festivals, News & Commentary |

Artistic Director Joseph Mitchell talks about this year’s OzAsia line-up with Murray Bramwell. * Adelaide’s OzAsia Festival has come a long way since its inception in 2006. Initiated by Adelaide Festival Centre CEO Douglas Gautier, who brought his extensive list of contacts from the Hong Kong Arts Festival, the program remained in the capable hands

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Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2019 review: Philip Quast Uncut

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Philip Quast with Anne-Maree McDonald at the piano, Dunstan Playhouse, Adelaide Festival Centre, June 10. One show only. There are few Australian music theatre performers as celebrated as Philip Quast, and none more modest about their accomplishments. So in this, the only performance of the world premiere of his one-person show, he seems almost startled

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Adelaide’s OzAsia is a festival to remember

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Music, Reviews, Stage |

In recent years OzAsia has become one of the highlights of Adelaide’s festival calendar but never more so than in 2018. The hugely popular Moon Lantern Parade, cruelly thwarted by uncertain spring weather in recent years and cancelled several times, has benefited now that the festival begins in late October instead of a month earlier.

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Songs for Those Who’ve Come Across the Seas review (Adelaide Cabaret Festival)

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Reviews, Stage |
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This captivating song cycle, from Adelaide based theatre company Slingsby, begins with a children’s book given to a boy by his grandmother. It is called An Island in Time and it is the factual story of geological land formation from volcanic upheaval through, by natural selection, to the establishment of flora and fauna, habitat and ecological

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Patti Lupone review (Adelaide Cabaret Festival)

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One of the many things to like about the Adelaide Cabaret Festival is that, not only is its program filled with new and intriguing performers, it is also a showcase for capital ‘‘S” Stars. There have been many over its 17 year history, including such Broadway luminaries as Bernadette Peters, Michael Feinstein, Mandy Patinkin, Stephen

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