High alert people, it's the last week of Fringe! With this sad truth in mind, many shows are taking their last bow, one being the widely acclaimed 'Hey Presto!' play, written by Anne-Marie Mykyta and directed by Sean Watters.
The narrative of the play follows a recently separated couple engaging in a local clowning class. Through this plot device, the couple are seen to emotionally reconnect and squabble. As a cast of just 3, all actors in this performance were remarkable.
The role of the clowning school curator, played by Simon Lancing, was both critical to the story and engaging. The curator's antics provided an often well-needed break from the brilliantly executed bickering between Julian Jaensch and Jennifer Speake, who played the separated couple.
Powerful, emotional and beautiful in its simplicity, 'Hey Presto!' even had us feeling uncomfortable, as though we were in fact present for the play's events in reality, demonstrating the brilliant authenticity of all involved.
Thumbnail via 'Hey Presto!'
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The artwork of Felicity Jane is undeniably eye-catching and thought-provoking.
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Baby, it’s cold outside, and after the great fun had last year the Howling Owl is back again with round two of SHIT KNITS this Friday night!
Not only will you be getting the chance to catch some wicked local acts, but by heading along to OXJAM you will also be contributing to the outstanding work that Oxfam Australia.
I have no faults with the Aussie talent this play centres around, but I do have faults with the characters they portray.
Walking through mud (and like -- good mud) was a bit like the words said at the opening event of this year’s Adelaide Festival of Ideas.
Because no person who is homeless should feel like they’re walking alone.