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 14 - March 17, 2019, at Rundle Park. Music, cabaret, circus, physical theatre, dance, magic, visual arts, and some of Australia’s most loved comedians. Includes: Betty Grumble: LOVE + ANGER (Sex Clown Saves The World AGAIN!) an ongoing womanifesto, call to arms, protest party and long hard kiss from surreal showgurl, obscene beauty queen and sex clown. See full program:
February 18 - March 16, 2019 at Raj House, Bakehouse Theatre, and many other venues. Festival of comedy, cabaret, theatre and a host of shows by rising and established performers. Each Fringe 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 26 - March 2, 2019, 7:30pm. How do you measure a man? Is it the way he walks, the way he talks? Told in critically-acclaimed Gavin Roach's trademark humorous, raw and deeply candid style, staring into the heart of one man's sexual anxieties and pulling out the kinds of stories much LGBTI theatre shies away from - stories often shrouded in embarrassment or shame.
March 1-17, 2019. The festival includes presentations of internationally acclaimed theatre, eclectic world-class music, arts performances, dance, film screenings, renowned writers and striking visual arts displays during three weeks of warm days and starry nights in March. Adelaide Writers' Week dates: March 2-7, 2019.
March 4-9, 2019, 7:30pm. A riotous, galloping ride as this comic mastermind and showman conjures 20 characters in a mind-blowing one-man show. Fasten your seat belts, stow your tray table. It’s time to board the flight. This summer the Soft Butch Show Queen is your good time girl. Wilson does something with dialogue that no other performers are doing - Stephan Elliott.
March 4-9, 2019. A riotous, galloping ride. 'Wilson does something with dialogue that no other performers are doing’ Stephan Elliott, Director of Priscilla Queen of the Desert.
March 6-18, 2019, 9pm. PO PO MO CO: Post Post Modern Comedy by Melbourne's only ensemble of queer and queer-allied performing artists and theatre makers. "Their Andy Warhol-esque counter culture style of influencing opinions is biting... they will influence even the straightest mind." - Australia Times
March 21, 2019, 7pm. Snatching trophies. Getting gorgeous. Turning it up. She rules the dance studio by day and the drag world by night. Back, back, back again direct from her Netflix reality show, Dancing Queen, coming back down-under w/ high kicks, death drops, kooky-ooky stories, new costumes, new numbers and a full night of entertainment from one of the biggest queens in the world.
May 30, 2018, 8-11:30pm. A 60 minute feature length show with one of the favourites from RP Season 10. Hosted by Karen From Finance.
September 13, 2019, 8pm. Hitting the road and hitting it hard. Say goodbye to the 80- hour-work week, and jump on board the Finance express for this one- woman journey of self-discovery, and self-annihilation. Debut one-woman show to feature trademark high-camp, spoken-word lip syncs, hilarious mash ups, buffoonery and tomfoolery. Buckle up, it’s going to be one bumpy ride....
Mid October, 2019 - 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.
November 9-24, 2019. 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.
November 9, 2019 (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: