The Garden of Unearthly Delights releases 2022 program

Goud20-Maho-Magic-Bar-photo-by-Michelle-OlvierThe Garden of Unearthly Delights has announced its full 2022 program following a sneak peek late last year. With a jam-packed season of comedy, circus, cabaret, interactive theatre, kids shows and more – the 2022 season guarantees to have something for everyone.

The Garden of Unearthly Delights will ignite the East parklands with its signature vintage carnival atmosphere for 32 warm sunny days and starry nights across February and March.

Season highlights for comedy lovers include Wil Anderson – Wilogical, Tommy Little – Pretty Fly for a Dickhead, Dave Hughes – Trending, Merrick Watts – An Idiots Guide to WineChicksal 500, Rove McManus – Loosey Goosey and the always hilarious Award-winning Sam Simmons – Be A Verb to name a few…

The best in Australian comedy are teaming up to present double-header shows including Peter Helliar & Nikki Britton – Live and Judith Lucy & Denise Scott – Still Here and Dave Thornton & Dilruk Jayasinha – The Detour 2022.

Australian Vocal Ensemble fronted by Aussie music royalty, Katie Noonan offers audiences an unparalleled music experience from a vocal quartet combining four of Australia’s finest vocalists. Melbourne music legends, Even, return for one very special night of kick-arse Aussie tunes.

Kevin Quantum brings his latest creation DARK MATTER to The Garden in 2022, walking the line between magic and science, this mathematical mastermind will leave you questioning reality.

An additional highlight from The Garden’s sneak peek program late last year include: Smashed – The Brunch Party – starting at 10:30am every weekend gives audiences the morning-start they never knew they needed, featuring a smorgasbord of world-class cabaret, fierce drag and jaw-dropping circus performers.

New to The Garden in 2022 is cabaret spectacular The Purple Rabbit presented by the creators of returning sell out show BLANC DE BLANC ENCORE which is sure to be a night of risqué fun and frivolity.

For those who find a magic show pairs perfectly with a cocktail, Maho Magic Bar offers the best of both worlds with highly skilled magicians and bespoke drinks all set in a custom-made venue.

Keeping the magic alive is Dom Chambers a Boy and His Deck and the mystifying Raymond Crowe bringing his latest masterpiece UNUSUALISM to The Garden.

As always there’s something for the whole family with kids shows including Monksi Mouse’s Baby Disco Dance HallSeaStar RockHOLY BIN AMOLEY and Garden favourites, Amazing Drumming Monkeys. With matinee performances of kids shows, air-conditioned venues and easy access, taking the kids out for Fringe has never been easier at The Garden of Unearthly Delights.

“The Garden has always been a place for making memories and after another year of lockdowns and restrictions I think we will all enjoy the chance to make some new ones. This year’s line-up is all about variety,” said Michelle Buxton, Co-Director of The Garden.

“We are very proud to present Australia’s most outstanding comedians, some of the best homegrown circus, music and cabaret along with magic and interactive theatre that is sure to leave you dumbstruck with curiosity.”

“As always, the safety of Garden goers is of the utmost importance to us. We will continue to adapt and evolve our Covid-19 safety measures in accordance with best practice and the most current South Australian Government Covid-19 guidelines.”

“I encourage everyone to get out and support the arts in 2022. We look forward to celebrating 20 years of The Garden with you,” said Buxton.

The Garden of Unearthly Delights opens on Thursday 17 Fberuary and runs through to Sunday 20 March 2022 at Rundle Park | Kadlitpina, East Terrace, Adelaide. For more information and full program, visit: for details.

Image: Maho Magic Bar at The Garden of Unearthly Delights –photo by Michelle Olvier