The City of Marion is once again taking part in the Adelaide Fringe - the biggest arts festival in the Southern Hemisphere.
Residents (and visitors) can enjoy Fringe performances in their neighbourhood with the Marion Cultural Centre hosting a dozen shows until March 19.
2023 is the sixth consecutive year that the Marion Cultural Centre has been involved with the Fringe and the program has something for all ages.
Performances cover a range of genres from music acts and theatre to comedy and dance.
A comprehensive guide of the Marion Cultural Centre program is located HERE and includes:
THE RICKRACK SESSIONS _ Thursday 23 February
Join Garden Animals for their first season at the Adelaide Fringe and be delighted by a mix of favourite swing and Latin jazz tunes.
HOLY BIN AMOLEY _ Friday 24 February
A hilarious, kids’ comedy sketch show. Meet bumbling bin-vestigators,catchg out non-recycling nannies, help the BinTok Boyz go viral, bogan bin chickens and so much more!
ADELAIDE FRINGE COMEDY GALA _ Friday 24 February
The Best in International Fringe comedy comes to Marion! Featuring a specially selected line-up of top-notch international comedy visitors to Adelaide, all packed into one huge two-hour gala show.
ACOUSTIC HART _ Saturday 25 February
Join Greg Hart in acoustic mode, performing songs from artists that have helped shaped this unique performer.
ME ‘N ME MATES _ Sunday 26 February
Country, folk and original songs mixed with bush ballads and comic sketches (Lawson, Paterson, Slim Dusty), celebrating the Australian way with words and a sense of humour.
CELTIC SOUNDS: REIMAGININGS _ Thursday 2 March
An evening of exquisite performances of Celtic music delivered in modern, spellbinding arrangements by Celtic musicians.
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES CHOIR GET LUCKY! _ Saturday 4 March
Ten talented homegrown housewives with their contemporary voices and smoking hot dance moves will leave audiences saying “Wow!” as these eccentric and sassy ladies belt out iconic songs by JLo, Lady Gaga, Britney and other strong and independent divas.
100 YEARS OF WOMEN IN MUSIC _ Sunday 5 March
Rachael Leahcar presents '100 Years of Women in Music', showcasing the musical, personal and professional triumphs of some of the most renowned female singers over the past century.
NINA SIMONE – A MUSICAL LIFE _ Friday 10 March
Experience a glimpse of jazz icon Nina Simone’s incredible life and repertoire with memorable songs including 'Please Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood', 'Sinnerman’, 'Four Women’, ‘Little Liza Jane’, ‘Feelin' Good' and ‘My Baby Just Cares for Me’ with SA’s Jazz in Cheek Quartet.
THIS IS MY LIFE – THE LIFE AND SONGS OF DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY _ Saturday 11 March
Adelaide’s very own Trish Hart brings to life the rags to riches story of Dame Shirley Bassey. From the docks of Cardiff’s Tiger Bay to Carnegie Hall and Buckingham Palace, the show features the inimitable Welsh singer’s life story, glittering career and fabulous hits.
NEIL DIAMOND’s HOT AUGUST NIGHT. HOT NIGHT. COOL STORY. TROY HARRISON _ Saturday 18 March
Troy Harrison’s mastery of song and story is unmatched. This isn’t a tribute show, it’s a mesmerising portrait of a relationship spanning half a century between a determined young dreamer and Diamond’s ethereal performance.
FLAMENCODANZA _ Sunday 19 March
Award-winning performance “Flamencodanza”- a powerful, inspired and elegant show of Flamenco dance and guitar by Aylin Bayaz and Raul Mannola.
In addition to the shows delivered by the City of Marion, other Fringe highlights scheduled in the Council area include:
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