Sophisticated cabaret returns to Sydney with the launch of Civic Cabaret at the Civic Hotel in October, playing on Wednesday and Thursday evenings. For the first time since the demise of the much-loved Tilbury Hotel, Sydneysiders will have the chance to experience fine dining and top class performers in Sydney’s finest cabaret setting. This relaxed… Read more.
We catch up with Tim Draxl.
It has been four years since Tim Draxl last appeared on the Sydney cabaret stages, and judging by the excellence of his new show Under The Influence, it has been four years too long. The suave, sexy Draxl is sporting an American accident after more than three years of living in Los Angeles, but his crystal… Read more.
Celebrating 20 years of Brechtian-punk, The Tiger Lillies begin their Australian tour of Songs from Shockheaded Peter and Other Gory Verses on July 24 in Sydney, before visiting Melbourne, Canberra, Brisbane and Darwin. Anne-Marie Peard spoke with founder Martyn Jacques about his inspirations and his quest for originality. Like anything truly addictive and mind altering,… Read more.
Cabaret in Sydney has always been somewhat of an errant child, never really settling down but always finding a market that has seen at least one permanent venue able to survive, at least for a little while. In 2003, when the City of Sydney cut the Sydney Cabaret Convention, the genre suffered a massive blow…. Read more.
Harriet Dyer, Marika Aubrey, Stephen Anderson and Allison Butler are through to the Grand Final of the 5th Annual Cabaret Showcase that is being held at Bar Me in Sydney. The four performers made it through to Saturday’s finale after impressive performances at the heats last weekend. “Congratulations go to all of the performers who… Read more.