Articles on ‘Adelaide Cabaret Festival’

Diva Fever! – Bernadette Peters, Faith Prince and Elaine Paige

Image by: Kurt Sneddon

2013 became all about the Wicked witches Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth. 2014 is more than living up to the benchmark as international music theatre icons Bernadette Peters, Faith Prince and Elaine Paige all announce tours of Australia this year. With Adelaide Cabaret Festival setting the standard, it’s becoming a fantastically more frequent occurrence each… Read more.

Alexis Fishman’s ‘Star’ to rise in New York

Alexis Fishman. Image by Seth Walters

Australian music theatre star Alexis Fishman (Dusty, Kiss of the Spider Woman) will feature as part of the New York Musical Theatre Festival in her smash hit one woman show co-penned with James Millar – Der Gelbe Stern. Der Gelbe Stern (The Yellow Star) debuted at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival in 2011 where it received… Read more.

International Cabaret Contest set to find the Best of the Best

Sydney finalist Monique Salle.

2014 can now be marked as the year the Australian Cabaret Showcase came of age. Re-christened the International Cabaret Contest and with a record number of applicants auditioning from Australia and New Zealand in five cities, the grand final looks set to be a wow. In the past the former Australian Cabaret Showcase has brought… Read more.

Search for a star: Your Theatrics International Cabaret Contest set to be a game changer

Formerly known as the Australian Cabaret Showcase, the newly branded Your Theatrics International Cabaret Contest is heading back to Australia this year with some very exciting developments. Now in its 11th year, the Your Theatrics International Cabaret Contest (YTICC) will be partnering with some pretty swanky festivals and sponsors around Australia (and the world), including… Read more.

Ad Cab Fest has found a new Artistic Director for 2015

After her three year tenure at the helm of one of the the world’s biggest cabaret events – The Adelaide Cabaret Festival – Kate Ceberano will step aside for new Artistic Director Barry Humphries in 2015. Adelaide Festival Centre’s CEO and Artistic Director, Douglas Gautier confirmed the news today, explaining that appointing Humphries is part of… Read more.

Alexis Fishman: From Dusty to 54 Below

Alexis Fishman: From Dusty to 54 Below

Anyone who has considered a career in the theatre, in some way, at some time, will most likely have considered picking up and moving to New York. One of the great theatre capitals of the world with a booming billion dollar industry – it has take on a cult-like status amongst performers. New York is… Read more.

Adelaide Cabaret Festival – Michelle Nightingale: Born To Run

Michelle Nightingale’s Born To Run played to a sold-out audience in the Artspace Theatre, despite being programmed on the same night at the same time as a one-off performance by Martha Wainwright. Born To Run is a collaborative effort between Nightingale, Musical Director Matthew Carey and Librettist Esther Ottoway. Nightingale appears on stage looking like… Read more.

Adelaide Cabaret Festival – Phill Scott Cabaret Survivor

Phil Scott crawls onto the stage as a shipwrecked sailor might crawl onto a beach looking around in awe saying, ‘I Survived’. ­­ Only, Scott is wearing aviator glasses, a beanie and camouflage pants looking more like he survived another night on the turps. 2013 marks the 30th anniversary of Scott’s Cabaret career and he… Read more.

Adelaide Cabaret Festival – Hans: Like A German!

Anything goes at the Cabaret, and Hans likes to stretch the limits of this ethos to its glitziest extents. Hans is a well-known celebrity in Adelaide (and increasingly nationally) – he’s kind of like the love child of Liberace and Priscilla (born in Germany and playing the piano accordian), mincing around the room in hot… Read more.