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Rachael Beck – This Girl

Rachael Beck – This Girl

The success or failure of an autobiographical cabaret show is not dependent on the person’s achievements, scandals or even their prominence. Of course, scandals sell tabloids, but honesty and humility are the key ingredients in this delicate cabaret form. Rachael Beck, one of the darlings of Australian musical theatre, always…

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Anthony Warlow and Faith Prince – Direct from Broadway

Anthony Warlow and Faith Prince – Direct from Broadway

Year after year the Adelaide Cabaret Festival showcases the best of the best – the crème de la crème of cabaret and musical theatre. This year the excitement and anticipation in the packed-to-the-rafters Adelaide Festival Theatre was palpable. Who wouldn’t get excited at the prospect of hearing Anthony Warlow’s impossibly…

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Perfect Tripod: Australian Songs

Perfect Tripod

There’s no sense in confusing matters with complicated band names or witty show titles. Australian audiences want fair dinkum. We like to know what to expect. Perfect Tripod: Australian Songs may be a simple and self-explanatory title, but this creative collaboration between Eddie Perfect and Tripod is musically exciting, extremely…

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Rhonda Burchmore: Vinyl Viagra

Rhonda Burchmore in Vinyl Viagra

The vixens of vinyl were unleashed in Rhonda Burchmore’s vibrant and vivacious new show, Vinyl Viagra. Burchmore certainly succeeds in ‘making temperatures soar and hearts race’ as she channels the sex appeal and songs of divas through the ages. Rhonda Burchmore, a permanent fixture in the list of Australian theatre…

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The Rocky Horror Show – Adelaide

The Rocky Horror Show – Adelaide

It’s hard to believe that Richard O’Brien’s Rocky Horror Show was penned over 40 years ago by an out of work actor just trying to keep busy. Indeed, it’s hard to believe that a musical parodying B-grade horror and science-fiction movies could stand the test of time. But the flamboyant…

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Adelaide Cabaret Festival – Idina Menzel

Idina Menzel

The 2013 Adelaide Cabaret Festival has drawn to end. After three glorious weeks of high quality entertainment, the anticipation and excitement surrounding the final chapter was palpable. No doubt the organisers deliberated over how to draw the curtain on such a successful event – the answer: Idina Menzel. Idina Menzel,…

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