Articles on ‘Cabaret’

2016 Hayes Theatre Co cabaret season announced

2016 Hayes Theatre Co cabaret season announced

Cabaret season is fast approaching as the line up for the third annual Hayes Theatre Co Cabaret Season was announced this morning. It features 14 exciting cabaret acts, master classes and special events over four weeks! The season’s headliner is Philip Quast, alongside a number of Australian musical theatre stars, newbies and in an exciting… Read more.


Hats Off! For Harmony, a Star Studded Charity Concert with a great deal of Heart

Hats Off! For Harmony, a Star Studded Charity Concert with a great deal of Heart

Your friends have HIV/AIDS. Your loved ones are dying. Nobody understands how to directly combat this rampaging disease, but you do: it’s time to dance. From its early beginnings, Hats Off! has grown to become a gargantuan celebration of community spirit. A culmination of the nation’s best and most exciting performers, Hats Off! is one of THE musical theatre… Read more.



Fringe Fever: A Quick Chat With Ruth Wilkin

Ruth Wilkin. Image by Sarah Walker

After taking out Best Cabaret at the 2012 Melbourne Fringe with Just A Little Something and blowing Melbourne Cabaret Festival audiences away with True Story, award winning performer and writer Ruth Wilkin is heading to the 2015 Melbourne Fringe Festival with Tribute, an witty and self-aware hour of comedy cabaret characterised by Wilkin’s signature blend of original… Read more.


Melbourne Fringe: DIRRTY

Dirrty - Melbourne Fringe Festival 2015

Elena Gabrielle is exceedingly vulgar, covered in mud, and not much else, as she presents an evening in the company of the filthiest cabaret deviants of the Fringe. Supported each night by a rotating line up of guest acts that may include a giant dancing vulva, the resurrected Jonbenet Ramsey, or a game of bagel-quoits… Read more.


Review: Marina Prior- A Prior Engagement

Marina Prior - A Prior Engagement. Photo supplied.

Marina Prior has been a big name in Australian musical theatre for 30 years. Growing up she thought she would be a pop singer, but at the age of 19 she auditioned for Simon Gallaher’s Pirates of Penzance (the first show in QPAC’s Lyric Theatre) and landed the role of Mabel. Since then, she has… Read more.


A Prior Engagement with Marina Prior

Marina Prior. Image by Graham Jepson

Brisbane audiences are in for a special treat with Marina Prior’s one-woman show – A Prior Engagement – heading to Brisbane Powerhouse’s Visy Theatre this September 10 and 11. She has been a household name in Australia for many years, starring in over twenty lead roles in major musical productions including Les Miserables, The Phantom… Read more.


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.


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