Articles on ‘Cabaret’
It’s a man’s world – we are reminded by the divine opening number for the suave burlesque cabaret show Hot Brown Honey, but as the highbrow blend of dance, poetry, circus and striptease really gets going under the political hip-hop guidance of queen-of-cool emcee Busty Beatz, we’re very quickly consumed by a world that is… Read more.
Envisage Josh RH Daveta, recently from his starring role in Oscar Theatre Company’s Boy&Girl, exploring the magical world of a diva during half time at a super bowl game. This is exactly what Josh RH Daveta does when he entertains you in his new show Teenage Dreams. When asked what Teenage Dreams is about, the exciting and… Read more.
Beneath the floorboards of a new Brisbane venue – the Padre Dive Bar – a sisterhood of three fine young women held an audience captive for an evening to showcase a collection of their best sketches and musical comedy numbers. The Travelling Sisters, outfitted in animal-printed pants, conjured up through music, comedy and animation, a… Read more.
Sparkly. Dirty-sexy. Performing fast-paced, high-risk goings-on that fill the lush red-velvet tent. And that’s just the filthy two-person team who host this cabaret/circus/vaudeville show. In the intimate space of the spiegeltent, Master of Ceremonies The Gazillionaire is an energetically unsavoury presence. With flashing gold tooth, lank greasy hair, brocade jacket and too-short trousers, he tells us… Read more.
There is something about an opening night. An extra bonus of attending the opening night of Elise McCann’s Cabaret Everybody Loves Lucy (which briefly played at the Cremorne Theatre February 24-27) was watching the audience arrive all dolled up in their fifties frocks and quaffed hairdos. The audience were clearly having a fabulous time even… Read more.
Sparkly. Dirty-sexy. Performing fast-paced, high-risk goings-on that fill the lush red-velvet tent. And that’s just the filthy two-person team who host Spiegelworld’s new cabaret/circus/vaudeville show. In the intimate space of the spiegeltent, Master of Ceremonies The Gazillionaire is an energetically unsavoury presence. With flashing gold tooth, lank greasy hair, brocade jacket and too-short trousers, he tells… Read more.
Burlesque dancer Angie Sylvia plays with fire. Literally. Her Fire Burlesque act involves naked flames, and if you sit in the front row of the Spiegeltent during her performance in Absinthe, you will feel the heat. You might even feel puffs of air as she pops balloons in the Balloon Strip act she learned from… Read more.
Placing SOAP into any genre (or section of The Fringe Guide) certainly won’t wash with me; it can fit into any of them, all of them! It’s a fantastic fusion of cabaret, circus, dance, music and theatre (with some comedy too). There is so much in it and it is all so good! It kicks… Read more.
2015 has started with a bang in the theatre world, as the houses fill and the lights dim and rise again after the holiday break. It’s no exception over at Sydney’s Hayes Theatre, which has been steadily announcing a slate of cabaret acts to come over the beginning months of the new year. Check out… Read more.
Australia fell in love with ‘Ben From Brisbane’ during his time on Big Brother in 2013. Since leaving as one of the show’s favourite housemates, the quirky tea drinking, antique loving, snort laughing Ben Zabel is constantly stopped for questions, conversations, and selfie requests, on the street, in the supermarket isle, at car accidents, and even… Read more.