Showcase Stage

Where can you find a magical forest, a mythical unicorn and a myriad of entertainment all Fringe long? The Unfold Fringe in Rundle Mall stage is your wonderland this Fringe giving sneak peeks, laughs and awe-filled gasps.

Head to the Gawler Place Canopy in Rundle Mall during the following times to discover something new:

Tuesday to Thursday: 11 am - 2 pm & 3.30 pm - 6 pm

Friday: 11 am - 2 pm & 5 pm - 8 pm

Saturday to Sunday: 11.30 am - 4.30 pm

Week 1 Highlights




WHEN: Saturday 18 February
WHO: Latino Carnival with the amazing La Bomba
TIME: 9.30 pm - 10.30 pm

A high-energy Latino Carnival to cap off your Fringe Parade night! Come have a dance with a party of Salsa Dancers, the Las Chicas Bombas Showgirls and Batucada Drummers.


WHEN: Wednesday 22 February
WHO: Fringe Comedy Club - Gameshow
TIME: 12.30 pm - 2 pm

The inaugural Fringe Comedy Gameshow! A mix of bizarre games, spot-prizes, lip synch and riotous laughter, featuring comedians from across the Fringe. Come see a whole host of comedians all in one place!


WHEN: Wednesday 22 February
WHO: So You Think You Can Magic?
TIME: 5 pm - 6 pm

It's the final countdown. Magicians, Illusionists and Sleight of Handers come together to show the audience what's what in the world of Magic. With one trick to rule them all, audiences will vote in a big winner to take home the glory.


WHEN: Thursday 23 February
WHO: Pitch Afternoon & Chat Show with Pecha Kucha
TIME: 12.30 pm - 2 pm

Fringe Theatre-ites get their 6mins and 40secs (exactly) in the spotlight during a Theatre Talk Show. Pecha Kucha is a world-renowned presentation format where presenters show 20 images, each for 20 seconds, to share their vision. Theatre artists, playing with this format, will perform scenes, discuss their show and share with an audience of peers, professionals and the Rundle Mall shoppers what they can expect at their event.


WHEN: Thrusday 23 February
WHAT: FLIP: A Circus Showcase
TIME: 4.30 pm - 5.30 pm

An afternoon of flips, tricks, leaps and jumps, Fringe Circus artists will juggle and balance their way to the big-top of the audiences hearts. There will be spot prizes and a whole bag of circus-y shenanigans going about - get stuck in!


WHEN: Friday 24 February
WHAT: Dance Workshop
TIME: 1 pm - 2 pm

Led by a host of Fringe Festival dancers, Mall goers will be led in a short dance instruction class – teaching them some great new moves and a small routine to bring it all together.


WHEN: Friday 24 February
WHAT: Friday Night Speakeasy
TIME: 6 pm - 8 pm

An intro into your weekend with a host of singing, dancing, sweet tunes and easy laughs, the Fringe Mall Speakeasy will give you a taste of what you can expect for your Fringe weekend nights.


WHEN: Saturday 25 February
WHAT: Fringe Kids Party Time Yeah
TIME: 11.30 am - 12.30 pm

A line up of great Saturday morning acts and interactive good times for kids and families. Clowning, Circus, games and music to have a groove to.


WHEN: Saturday 25 February
WHAT: Improv Comp
TIME: 2 pm - 3.30 pm

Improvisers will unite!! A fan of Whose Line is it Anyway? Come see the Fringe Improv specialists come and battle it out to win the ultimate Fringe Impro champ. Audience interaction highly encouraged.