Articles on ‘Adelaide Festival Centre’

Matilda the Musical is heading to Adelaide!

When I Grow Up: Australian cast of Matilda The Musical. Image by James Morgan

Adelaide, you’re in luck. Following the announcement of the 2016 Helpmann Award nominations, which the production dominated with a record of thirteen, it has been announced that Matilda the Musical will play Adelaide from May 20, 2017, following its seasons in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Perth. This will be a strictly limited eight week season.   This… Read more.


5 fab ways to enjoy the Adelaide Cabaret Festival

Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2016, Image supplied

Ahhhh… It’s that time of year again.  Can you smell it? Can you feel it? It’s June in Adelaide and it can only mean one thing: CABARET! This is the 16th time Adelaide’s winter festival has graced the Adelaide Festival Centre. 2016 ushers in new co-artistic directors, Ali McGregor and Eddie Perfect who, along with… Read more.


Cats returns to Adelaide – Photo Feature

The cast of CATS the musical in Adelaide. Image by Image by Oliver Toth

CATS the musical opened at the Adelaide Festival Centre over the weekend to standing ovations and full houses. Adelaide-based photographer Oliver Toth attended the official media call at the Festival Theatre and captured these fabulous images of the Cats in action. Delia Hannah reprises the role of Grizabella, returning to Adelaide after 6 years to “let the memory… Read more.


The Adelaide Festival Centre 2016 season

Douglas Gautier, CEO Adelaide Festival Centre

The Adelaide Festival Centre has launched its 2016 programme. The season features a range of international artists from the UK, Spain, Russia, Germany, Ukraine, The Netherlands, USA, China and Italy, as well as more than 580 Australian artists. The season also includes 5 world premieres as well as 5 Australian premieres. Adelaide Festival Centre CEO… Read more.



South Australia’s 2015 Come Out Children’s Festival

Douglas Gautier, CEO Adelaide Festival Centre

The ‘Come Out’ Children’s Festival opens today with 1600 school children performing as the ‘Mighty Choir of Small Voices’ on the Adelaide Oval footbridge. The children will sing Daddy Cool’s classic Australian rock song Eagle Rock. Following the performance the kids will march across the bridge led by ‘Cirkidz’ and the ‘Heathfield Renegades’ before stopping… Read more.


Barry Humphries Announces his 2015 Adelaide Cabaret Festival Programme

Dame Edna

With much celebration Australia’s favourite octogenarian Barry Humphries has launched his programme for the 2015 Adelaide Cabaret Festival. With the moniker “putting the “F” back into Festival” (after having famously demanded no performer utter the F-word during a performance) the living legend also says (quizzically) “There are no rules” but goes on to coo “other… Read more.


Brink Productions brings a Patrick White short story to the stage

Adelaide’s Brink Productions, in association with the Adelaide Festival Centre, will bring Nobel Laureate Patrick White’s short story Down at the Dump, from his 1964 collection The Burnt Ones, to the stage in a world premiere from 10-24 October 2015 in the Space Theatre. Adapted by Brink Productions as The Aspirations of Daise Morrow the… Read more.


The State Theatre Company of South Australia’s 2015 season launch

From The Dunstan Playhouse’s stage, adorned with Victorian era dresses, the Brookman boys (CEO Rob and his son Artistic Director Geordie) revealed the State Theatre Company of South Australia’s 2015 season. Introduced under the banner of “Many Worlds in One” were nine plays they hope will continue to improve the company’s recent upswing in attendances. “Theatre… Read more.


Review: Sibling Revelry

As the Adelaide Cabaret Festival approached its finale for 2014, two highly anticipated stars (both of whom had individually dazzled Adelaide audiences in previous festivals), were preparing to join forces in what promised to be a Festival highlight. Sisters Liz Callaway and Ann Hampton Callaway, in their show Sibling Revelry, highlight the double-edged sword that… Read more.


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