Every Tuesday + Friday, 10:45am. Seniors on Screen 2016 - see the full program of films at their website. The Mercury plays host to a vast array of Film Festivals from around the globe as well as ones made up on the spot. Some are regulars, some are one-offs but always worth keeping an eye on! Not to mention the opening night parties…
February 13 - March 15, 2020, at Rundle Park. A door is a beginning and an end, a promise and a warning. What waits on the other side is limited only by the imagination and decided only by an action. Step across the threshold. From the masterminds behind last year's Garden hit House of Mirrors. Created by CHRISTIAN WAGSTAFF + KEITH COURTNEY. More dates:
February 14 - March 15, 2020 at Raj House, Bakehouse Theatre, and many other venues for 31 magical days and nights each year. Festival of comedy, cabaret, theatre and shows by rising and established performers. Over 300 independent venues open their doors to performing and art/ design events - traditional theatres, pubs, churches, vacant buildings, offices, and even the occasional bus!
February 20, 2020, 7pm. Alyssa returns for her most amazing show yet, just in time to celebrate Mardi Gras with us, twirling her way through Adelaide, Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney and Canberra! Featuring more performances from Alyssa and her dancers than you’ve ever seen before! More shiny, shimmering, splendid costumes + Alyssa’s special brand of story telling!
February 24 - March 7, 2020, 9pm (Feb dates); 7:30pm (Mar dates). Scene: a University Office in 1962; Homosexuality is illegal. The fear of communism is in the air. A lecturer is dismissed. His secret is out. Will he choose legacy or the law? One man's exploration of sexuality, society and shame, laced with the words of Shakespeare.
February 28 - March 15, 2020. The festival includes presentations of internationally acclaimed theatre, eclectic world-class music, arts performances, dance, film screenings, renowned writers + striking visual arts displays during three weeks of warm days and starry nights in March. Adelaide Writers' Week: Feb 27 - Mar 5, at Pioneer Women's Memorial Garden, King William Rd.
March 2-7, 2020. Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet collides with a contemporary perspective, casting new light on plot and characters. Where gender, sexuality, power inequity and identity are complex and contested ideas, the characters of Romeo and Juliet navigate love, lust, and hate through a comic-tragic theatre piece featuring original songs and music.
March 15, 2020, 11pm-5am at Semaphore Foreshore Park, a day decked out in rainbows, celebrating the LGBTIQ community - a free-entry, fun day for the whole community. Part of Adelaide Fringe w/ Dog Show, market stalls, food vans. Live entertainment includes drag shows by Mendonza Entertainment. Also see Feast
April 1, 2020, 7pm at HQ Complex. Live on stage for his Haus Party! Todrick and his dancers venture down under for a full length, a 75 minute all singing and dancing production spectacular/ visual interpretation of the Haus Party album! Bitch, he’s a big deal! So get your nails, hair, hips and heels in order to come out and see Todrick turn these Australian clubs into his runway.
April 23, 2020, 7pm. Starring: BAGA CHIPZ, THE VIVIENNE, DIVINA DE CAMPO, CHERYL HOLE, BLU HYDRANGEA - your favourite queens from the UK - making their way over from the motherland to put on a cheeky show!
May 22, 2020, 8pm. Long ago in a galaxy far far away, on the planet Glamtron a tiny creature was born. On our shady little planet, known as Alaska Thunderfuck, she’s headed down under again. With midichlorians off the scale, she’s ready to slay… storm troopers. Can she fend off the dark side to harness her true power? Will she build the first leopard print lightsaber?
Mid-October, 2020 - 11 days at various venues. Premier event launching new films, art and interactive projects to national and international audiences. This year celebrates the punk movement’s 40th birthday, featuring people who embody the disruptive spirit of punk. Arthouse to hard core premieres and retrospectives of Australian and international films; a plethora of new works.
Early November, 2020 (TBC). The 16-day Adelaide Queer Cultural Festival curated arts festival for the LGBT community brings performers from all over the world; theater, cabaret, comedy, film, forums, literature, dance, visual arts, tourism, sports, and other events. Also Pride March. forums, tours, community events, Picnic-in-the-Park. Events at venues throughout South Australia.
Early November, 2020 (TBC). Pride March Adelaide celebrates Adelaide’s LGBTIQ love, strength and diversity each year with a joyous march through the streets of Adelaide. The Saturday LGBTQ Pride march typically gathers at Rymill Park/ Murlawirrapurka at 5:30pm, departing 6:30pm for Pioneer Women's Memorial Garden, via Rundle, Frome, Victoria Dr, Kintore Ave. Confirm at website: