Articles on ‘Cabaret’

Judy Strikes Back

Judy Strikes Back

There have been many incarnations of Judy Garland’s life story, but Judy isn’t happy with any of them and she is back from beyond the grave to set the record straight. Bernadette Meenach’s cabaret is conceptually interesting. It was refreshing to see the usual tale of Garland’s journey from child star to drugs and tragedy… Read more.


The 27 Club lives on at The Butterfly Club

Keane Fletcher and Zack Anthony Curran will star in the 27 Club

Walking down the darkened alleyway of Melbourne’s Carson Place and up a dimly lit stairwell, you could be forgiven for thinking you were entering The Butterfly Club. But from 14 –19  July, you will be in fact, walking into The 27 Club. It is neither hell nor purgatory. It is a whiskey-filled den where the lives, deaths, interviews and… Read more.


Eddie Perfect and Ali McGregor announced as joint artistic directors of Adelaide Cabaret Festival

Eddie Perfect and Ali McGregor announced as joint artistic directors of Adelaide Cabaret Festival

The Adelaide Cabaret Festival have named stars Ali McGregor and Eddie Perfect as co-artistic directors of the biggest cabaret festival in the world. Perfect and McGregor, both of whom performed in this year’s festival, helmed by Barry Humphries, will take over the reins for 2016-2017 after Humphries’ one year stint as Artistic Director. The news was… Read more.


Adelaide Cabaret Festival – Art Lite (Hannah Gadsby)

Hannah Gadsby

The Adelaide Cabaret Festival, where there are no rules, becomes a classroom in Hannah Gadsby’s show, Art Lite. Armed with a lectern, a PowerPoint presentation and a nifty laser pointer, Gadsby’s class is not one to be missed! Gadsby, in true lecture series style, clearly outlines the learning objectives. It is obvious from the outset… Read more.


Adelaide Cabaret Festival – Meow Meow: His Master’s Choice

Meow Meow. Image by Karl Giant

The undeniable Queen of Kamikaze Kabarett has, upon the request of new Cabaret Festival curator, returned to Adelaide to stupefy audiences with her audacious, vivacious, and brave cabaret style. Meow Meow’s ability to romp through Weimar repertoire while simultaneously fascinating and frightening audiences makes for an enthralling evening. His Master’s Choice­ is such a show… Read more.



Win a double pass to Turner’s Turn, Brisbane

Turner's Turn. Photo by Kurt Sneddon

AussieTheatre has two double passes to giveaway to see a true icon of Australian show business – Geraldine Turner – in her one woman show Turner’s Turn at the Brisbane Powerhouse as part of the Queensland Cabaret Festival on June 12. Her roles in the stage musicals Anything Goes, Chicago, Oliver, Into The Woods, Company, Cabaret, A Little Night… Read more.


Super Hayes Theatre Co Cabaret giveaway!

John O'Hara Dedications. Image by Blueprint Studios

AussieTheatre and Hayes Theatre Co are teaming up to bring you a chance to see some of the incredible shows programmed into the second annual Hayes Theatre Co Cabaret Season! Simply select which show you’d most like to see (make sure you are available to attend at the time allocated) and submit your entry (you can… Read more.


We’ve Only Just Begun: A quick chat with Angela Lumicisi

Angela Lumicisi will star in We've Only Just Begun

Wicked cast member Angela Lumicisi has had a long and varied career both in Australia and abroad and for one night only, Perth audiences have a chance to witness her talents in a special cabaret at Ellington Jazz Club We’ve Only Just Begun: The Music of the Carpenters is playing on Tuesday June 2 at 7:00pm, starring… Read more.


Extra performance: Andrew O’Keefe in Glorious Mud

Andrew O'Keefe and Glenn Amer, performing together in Glorious Mud!

Glorious Mud!, a tribute to the 50’s British satirists Michael Flanders and Donald Swann, has proved so popular that an extra show has been scheduled. Starring television personality Andrew O’Keefe and entertainer Glenn Amer, the 3pm performance at Mosman Art Gallery this Sunday May 31 is completely sold out, with no seats left for any of the expected walk-up… Read more.


Cabaret treatement for The Love God: John O’Hara’s Dedications at Ad Cab Fest and Hayes Theatre Co

Cabaret treatement for The Love God: John O’Hara’s Dedications at Ad Cab Fest and Hayes Theatre Co

Australia’s John O’Hara is a dedicated, hard working, passionate, talented, all-round-wonderful guy with a knack for standing out from the crowd. For the last 15 years he has worked in the Australian arts industry, appearing in major musicals including Cats, Rock of Ages, Wicked, Dusty, The Rocky Horror Show, The Boy From Oz and more. Well known to… Read more.


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