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Matrophobia /mætrəʊˈfəʊbɪə/ noun: the fear of becoming one's mother.

Haven't called your Mother in a while? The umbilical cord was cut long ago but this relationship is for life, whether you like it (or not). She carried you for nine months. She fed you. She clothed you. Friending her on Facebook is not a lot to ask now, is it? Four daughters delve deep into the beauties, horrors, complexities and extremities of mother-daughter relationships.

Expect real-life stories, tears and truths with just a touch of motherly guilt in this brutally honest new work. Embrace where you came from and don't be afraid to look yourself in the mirror and walk a mile in a pair of your mother's most sensible strappy sandals. Matrophobia! is a show made by women for all those born of women who are ready to explore that most fragile and tenuous relationship.

Don't be afraid to confront your fears, we're here for you. Even if we're the ones you're afraid of.

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MindBlown is a small team of world-class and award winning Adelaide magicians and mentalists who work together to provide professional and entertaining performances to the very highest standard.

Having won Adelaide Fringe Awards in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 they are one of the most awarded production teams in the Adelaide Fringe. Headed by magician and mentalist Matt Tarrant they are the name in magic within Australia.

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Bakehouse Theatre

The Award winning Bakehouse Theatre is located in the eastern part of the CBD, just a stone's throw from The Garden of Unearthly Delights, (the major Fringe Hub). The Hutt Street restaurant strip is just around the corner, and it is a short stroll to Rundle Mall - the centre of the city's shopping precinct. It is a charming old building full of history (but also full of modern technical equipment) where we love to make both you and your audiences feel welcome. We have two theatre spaces, each with its own bar and foyer area. Mainstage Theatre - Audience capacity 87 Studio Theatre - Adience capacity 40 Everything you need to know about hiring The Bakehouse may be found on our website. Please download and read the document "Fringe 2017 Standard Hire Conditions" before contacting us. Previous Fringe performer's comment:- "It was such a wonderful experience!! The Bakehouse staff went above and beyond with everything I needed to make "Handle It" run as smoothly as possible."

255 Angas St, Adelaide, SA, 5000

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255 Angas St, Adelaide, SA, 5000

Content Warnings

Coarse Language: Mild

Sexual References: Mild

Age Suitability: M

Nudity Level: Mild

Depicts Violence: Mild

Other Warnings: Strobe Lighting, Smoke Effects, Loud Noises

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