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FRINGE A FEAST
THE Courier has a double pass to
give away for the February 21
matinee performance of Stirling
Players Variation on a Theme, at
Following the show there will be
a Q and A with cast members, and
also a behind-the-scenes tour of the
Stirling Community Theatre.
Long neglected play
JONATHAN Bligh of Longwood
is working with his award winning
all-male a capella chorus The Festival
Statesmen for their rst ever Fringe
show. With Jonathan the conductor,
the Statesmen were national a capella
champions in 2014. The Fringe show
is named Homecoming as Jonathan
has returned to direct the group after
a year working as a musician and
teaching in Sydney. Homecoming is
at the Producers Warehouse, Grenfell
Street, on February 11--14 and 17--20.
Bookings and further details at
By Joan Clayton
THE Adelaide Fringe is bringing
a feast of music to the Hills and
city, from classical to folk, jazz to
Andy Seymour of Mt Barker is
performing in two shows at the
German Club, Adelaide; the rst on
February 14 featuring the Gospel
music of Elvis Presley, while on
February 18 it will be Redneck
Jazz, by Andy Seymour and his
The Bald Eagles led by Colin
Koch were sell-out favorites in the
2015 Fringe, returning for three
performances on February 21 at the
German Club, 2pm, 7pm and 9pm.
The internationally acclaimed
Germein Sisters, Georgia, Ella and
Clara from Scott Creek, are on
stage in the Spiegeltent, Garden of
Unearthly Delights, on February 24.
They will be performing songs from
their latest album recorded in Ireland
with The Corrs producer.
Sinclair s Gully winery at Norton
Summit, has musical evenings on
Fridays and Saturdays from February
26, and Sunday afternoons from
Kelly Chambers performs in Wine
Woman and Song on the Fridays.
On the Saturdays, Kathryn Snape
sings Andrew Lloyd Weber favorites
in Phantom in the Forest; and on
the Sunday afternoons, acoustic duo
Henry and Jessica combine voice,
piano and guitar.
Stirling husband and wife musicians
Emma Horwood (harpist, soprano)
and Steve Peterka (percussionist)
will present A Celtic Dream at
the Aldgate Church of Christ on
March 6, and again at the Art Gallery
of SA on March 12 and 13.
For further details and bookings, visit
THE Light in the Piazza promises
to be a musical show full of love,
passion, forgiveness and romantic
It is being brought to Adelaide for
the Fringe by David Gauci, showing
at the Star Theatre, Hilton, from
February 24--March 5.
The cast features Kristin Stefanoff
of Mt Barker in the role of Clara,
and Lindsay Prodea of Stirling as
Hayley Horton, well-known Hills
Musical Company identity, is director
of the show, with Peter Johns the
The story tells of a mother who is
escaping a crumbling marriage,
travelling to Tuscany with her
A young Florentine captures Clara s
heart, and her mother must decide
whether or not to risk revealing truths
that could threaten her daughter s
Light in the Piazza is based on the
book by Craig Lucas, with the music
and lyrics written by Adam Guettel.
Adding to the authenticity of the
1950s Tuscan setting, some characters
speak almost exclusively in Italian.
For times and bookings, see www.
To enter, put your phone number on
the back of an envelope addressed to:
PO Box 21, Mt Barker, SA 5251,
by Wednesday, February 17. The
winner will be noti ed by phone.
Musical in the language of love
Drawing from life
BELAIR artist Lauryn Arnott is
conducting a one-day workshop in
sketching, collage and life drawing at
the Hahndorf Academy on Sunday,
February 21. It will include the
basic drawing skills, the foundation
on which all traditional visual art
is made. Lauryn said instruction
would vary from student to student,
from beginners to advanced, and
every session would conclude with
supportive critique discussions. For
further details and booking, contact
Lauryn on 0439 414 928, or email
MIRANDA Lloyd of Houghton
had a surge of creativity last
year, which resulted in work for her
solo exhibition at Mt Lofty Ranges
Vineyard during February and
continuing through March.
The exhibition features a mix of
Miranda s signature trees, owers,
abstracts, wine glasses, fruit, palms
and the Eiffel Tower.
It will be her last show for a while, as
she is due to deliver her baby boy at
the end of April.
And already Miranda and her
husband Taras, who plays for the
over 35s, are planning for him to
become a mini Hills Tiger footy fan.
Mt Lofty Ranges Vineyard, on Harris
Road, Lenswood, is open Thursdays
Vineyard co-owner Sharon Nicholas-Pearson, left, with artist Miranda Lloyd.
Last show before accouchement
Rehearsal shot of Jonathan Pheasant as Kurt, left, Allison Scharber
as Rose and Nick Duddy as Ron.
KORY Horwood, left, and Cal
Williams Junior entertained at the
rst Meadows Cheese Factory
Sunday Session for the year.
The next session is scheduled for
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