Published on: 5th February 2024
Adelaide Fringe Festival
Come see the Auslan Interpreted Shows
16 February – 17 March 2024
Deaf Connect are once again proud Accessibility Partners of Australia’s biggest arts festival – Adelaide Fringe! We are providing interpreters and offering Deaf awareness training to festival volunteers to make the arts accessible for the Deaf community.
See our calendar of interpreted shows:
*Date Last Updated: 13 February 2024. For more up to date showtimes and to book tickets, visit the Adelaide Fringe Website.
To see all Auslan Interpreted Shows, visit the Adelaide Fringe website by clicking the button below.
Family Friendly Shows
Bettongs and Buddies – Kids Theatre
Combining live music with story and song, ‘Bettongs & Buddies’ will leave you laughing, cheering, and inspired to protect our Indigenous wildlife.
Saturday 24 February, 2pm
Sunday 25 February, 2pm
Saturday 2 March, 2pm
Saturday 9 March, 2pm
Charlie & The Bin Chicken
Catch Charlie and the gang as they try to battle against these long legged legends to avoid the unimaginable…BIN CHICKEN WORLD DOMINATION.
Sunday 25 February, 2:45pm
Mario the Maker Magician – Children’s Show
Contagiously upbeat and full of heart, the ever-endearing Mario leads you through a romping explosion of energy and belly laughs punctuated with moments of heart and emotion that will catch you by surprise.
Sunday 25 February, 5:15pm
Peter Pan: A Neverland Adventure – Circus
Starring an amazing world-class cast of characters with breathtaking flying acrobatics, astounding feats and hilarious antics to keep you enthralled and in wonder!
Saturday 9 March, 4:30 – 5:30pm
Talks and Workshops
The Cook Up with Adam Liaw LIVE
‘SBS’s The Cook Up’ is coming to you live on stage for the very first time. Join Adam Liaw and his special guests for a joyful evening filled with food, laughter and great company.
Friday 1 March, 7:00pm
Everyone Needs A Liam: Shifting Dimensions
Step into Liam’s captivating universe of visual and plot-twisting stories as he takes the stage to share his unique journey as a writer with Autism and Intellectual Disability, and brings his “Shifting Dimensions” novels to life through recitations of his work under the stars of the Planetarium. Liam’s enthusiasm for storytelling will show you that anyone with a disability can achieve their dreams!
Friday 8 March, 6:45pm
Wednesday 13 March, 6:45 – 7:45pm
Everyone Needs A Liam: Librarian Saga
Step into Liam’s captivating universe of visual and plot-twisting stories as he takes the stage to share his unique journey as a writer with Autism and Intellectual Disability, and brings his “Librarian Saga” novels to life through recitations of his work.
Saturday 9 March, 6:45 – 7:45pm
Wednesday 13 March, 6:45 – 7:45pm
Theatre, Comedy & Cabaret
O.M.A.G.E.E (The Optimal Mind Association for Getting Everything Excellent) I Theatre + Comedy
The evergreen search for purpose, place and connection collides with the allure of something-ancient-and-foreign in the familiar setting of wellness and hustle culture.
Tuesday 20 February, 6:15pm – 7:15pm
Yee Howdy I Comedy (Clown)
Clara Cupcakes is saddling up to bring you a one-human Wild West hootenanny about cow folk, cow things, and cowabungas.
Tuesday 20 February, 7:40 – 8:40pm
Lady Sings The Blues – Cabaret I Music
You will be transported from the speak easy setting to the very heart of our Lady, Prinnie Stevens. The show combines Prinnie’s Musical Theatre, Pop, Soul & Gospel experience to create a diverse show like no other.
Tuesday 20 February, 8:40pm
Bisexual Intellectuals I Cabaret & Comedy
A big, bold evening of cathartic comedy chaos; using original music, parody, and the transformative power of tap dance, ‘Bisexual Intellectuals’ is a celebration of queer joy, dismantling bi-phobia with levity and heart.
Thursday 22 February, 7:20pm – 8:20pm
The Tumour Show
Jill Blewett Playwright’s Award winner Peter Beaglehole’s comedy about resilience, the end of the world, and his spinal tumour.
Saturday 24 February, 6:00pm
Crowded Blouse I Comedy 18 +
Musical misfit Lil Miss Mel tells tall tales of life, love and longing in the live music scene through parody, song & hilariously inappropriate anecdotes.
Sunday 25 February, 4:00pm
Dane Simpson: Always Was, Always Will Be…Funny
Dane comes from a long line of funny buggers. A wisecracking Dad, a cleverly cutting Mum, hilarious grandparents and generations of jokers, pranksters and yarnspinners. For 60,000 years of laughs, book now.
Thursday 29 February, 6:30pm
Nurse Georgie Carroll – Comedy
As seen on Britain’s Got Talent 2023, winner of ‘Best Comedy Show’ at the Adelaide Fringe Festival & following a sell-out season at the Edinburgh Fringe, don’t miss Nurse Georgie Carroll this Fringe!
Wednesday 6 March, 8:10 – 9:10pm
Wednesday 13 March, 8:10 – 9:10pm
Out of Body Experience I Comedy
What’s the point? How do lava lamps do that? And is anyone really having a good time? Writer/comedian Ashley Apap is asking these and many other ridiculous questions in her first hour of pure standup comedy.
Thursday 7 March, 9:00pm
Comedy Cluedo – Interactive Comedy
Lucy Henderson has been murdered. But by whom? And with what weapon? And in which room? This interactive comedy show takes audience members through Lucy’s version of Cluedo to uncover clues to solve the crime.
Thursday 7 March, 9:30 – 10:30pm
Jacob Henegan: Room With A View – Comedy
Jacob Henegan returns to Australia with his finest hour of his distinctive, whimsical stand-up, featuring stories about scrapes, misunderstandings and one very weird house viewing.
Friday 15 March, 9:15 – 10:15pm
Cirque X – Tender (Circus I Cabaret) *18+
Combining circus and cabaret, ‘Tender’ celebrates themes of love, desire, and vulnerability through a queer gaze.
Saturday 16 March, 6:00 – 7:00pm
Isaac Humphries – Unearthed (Music I Cabaret)
Taking you on the rollercoaster journey of his life – through song. After coming out as the only openly gay male professional Basketball player in the world, Isaac wants to share the moments he came to terms with a lot about himself and share the songs that helped him ‘unearth’ who he is today.
Saturday 16 March, 6:30pm
See you at Fringe!
If you are an artist performing at Fringe this year, make your event accessible to Deaf Aussies and book an interpreter for your show here.