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Dado at Adelaide Fringe 2016

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by Jenny Rossiter (subscribe)
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With so many Fringe shows on offer, how do you choose which one will give you entertainment for your money? I would like to recommend a performer who ticks all the boxes.

Dado, a Canadian born clown who lives in Germany and performs in Australia, has three shows at the Adelaide Fringe: Waiting for Dado, Oddball: Comedy for Kids (read a review) and The Doorway Cabaret.

Dado, Oddball, Waiting for Dado, Adelaide Fringe Festival
Oddball: Comedy for Kids. Photograph by JA Rossiter.


Waiting for Dado is a 40 minute interactive show featuring music boxes, dancing and bananas. It is rated PG for mild sexual references. Waiting for Dado is showing at 7.00pm from the 1 - 14 March.

Dado, Oddball, Waiting for Dado, Adelaide Fringe Festival
Waiting for Dado. Photograph Dado


Oddball, Comedy for Kids, is a laugh a minute for all ages. Bring the grandparents and bring the kids; everyone will enjoy this 40 minute show full of musical chickens, balloons and nonsensical magic.

Oddball, Comedy for Kids has two child-friendly performance times at 1.30pm and 2.25pm from 13 February - 14 March.

Dado, Oddball, Waiting for Dado, Adelaide Fringe Festival
Jumping goldfish. Photograph by JA Rossiter


Dado will share the world of Mon Oncle le Bossu (my Uncle the hunchback) and his special guest "Eddie Only" from Holland in his Doorway Cabaret performances. These are a free glimpse into Dado's weird and wacky humour. Catch a 15 minute show on the hour from 5.00pm - 11.00pm most nights from 12 February- 14 March.


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Why? An exciting clown show with hilarious audience participation
When: 12 February - 14 March
Where: Gluttony, Corner East Tce & Rundle Rd, Adelaide
Cost: Oddball, Comedy for Children - adults $20, children $17, families $63
Waiting for Dado - adults $27 (cheap Tuesday $23), child $21
Doorway Cabaret - Free
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He's also part of the show Prohibition, in The Speakeasy each night at 9.45pm!

Having seen his kids show last year, I can vouch that he has that wonderful balance of things that both kids and adults find funny (so there's no problems with adults going to the kids show!)
by Workergirl (score: 1|12) 1369 days ago
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