Articles on ‘Cabaret’
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.
Marney McQueen loves doing character cabaret. But none of McQueen’s characters have ever sashayed off the stage and into real life in the manner of celebrity beautician Rosa Waxoffski. Rosa is the character who will be showcased in McQueen’s contributions to cabaret seasons in both Adelaide and Sydney and she really does get around. “I’ve… Read more.
Whether you are an up and coming Cabaret artist, a seasoned professional or simply somebody who might maybe have the outlines of a concept, the Cabaret Winter Workshop (June 9-20) is aimed at giving you the best chance possible of developing your own one-person show. “What the hell is Cabaret?” “I do not own a… Read more.
“I’m absolutely, irrepressibly optimistic about this season,” says Melvyn Morrow. Morrow has contributed his writing skills to a wide range of media (television, radio, stage) and a wide range of genres (comedy, cabaret, musicals including Dusty and SHOUT!). His play, Vice, looked at sexual abuse in private schools and recently finished its successful season at… Read more.
Wow! What a fabulous diva-tastic night out! The audience were in hysterics from the beginning till the very end. In a typical diva like presentation, Josh RH Daveta delivered an engaging and spectacular cabaret show at the Visy Theatre, Brisbane Powerhouse. What an appropriate venue for this amazing performer to showcase his powerhouse voice in… Read more.
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.