Articles on ‘Cabaret’
“I want it all – I want it now” – put that on your to do list! Belinda Raisin plays Frances, an over-committed control freak who loves a to-do list like a monk loves to meditate. Unravelling the conundrum of the contemporary life, Frances mixes timetables, yoga, alcohol, roller blading, dance and song into a… Read more.
David Campbell came home to the Hayes as part of the Hayes Cabaret Festival, and I don’t think we knew how much we missed him until he had returned. Campbell, a household figure probably best known these days for his co-host gig on Channel Nine’s Mornings, is an old-school singer and musical theatre performer who… Read more.
As the Adelaide Cabaret Festival approached its finale for 2014, two highly anticipated stars (both of whom had individually dazzled Adelaide audiences in previous festivals), were preparing to join forces in what promised to be a Festival highlight. Sisters Liz Callaway and Ann Hampton Callaway, in their show Sibling Revelry, highlight the double-edged sword that… Read more.
AussieTheatre are thrilled to be giving away a DOUBLE PASS to see BOOP starring Laura McCulloch as the much loved cartoon character Betty Boop. Boop-Boop-A-Doop along with McCulloch in this cute and quirky cabaret at Kew Courthouse on Saturday 28th June at 9pm as part of the Melbourne Cabaret Festival! Created by Max Fleischer of Fleischer… Read more.
The King’s Singers demonstrated exactly why they are the most celebrated male a cappella group with their performance at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival, with a show that found a winning combination of British humour and classic American tunes. The result could not have been more perfect. The King’s Singers, founded by six Cambridge choral scholars… Read more.
The loss of young artists before their time is certainly not a modern phenomenon – Mario Lanza, the American-Italian tenor superstar, passed away at the age of just 38. In Blake Bowden & Phil Scott: Mario, the tale of his meteoric rise to fame, and his mysterious demise, is explored with sweeping brush strokes. From… Read more.
The Adelaide Cabaret Festival has showcased the diversity of the cabaret genre with Scott Evan Davis’ song cycle, Picture Perfect. The rolling musical journey explores the reality behind the ‘picture perfect’ façade we attempt to present to the world – the truth behind the “perfectly composed family portrait.” Given that this song cycle has already… Read more.
A brilliant musical duo requires an unspoken understanding and a perfect balance between artists. When it comes to the music, David Campbell and John Bucchino, longtime friends and collaborators, have got it just right. David Campbell Sings John Bucchino is an intimate and personal affair that showcases the voice of our local hero, David Campbell,… Read more.
The wholesome family fun of Australian comedy trio, Tripod, has entertained audiences for 17 years. Yon, one third of the trio, has evidently yearned to have his voice heard without the corrupting influence of his mates. At the Adelaide Cabaret Festival, his wish has finally come true, in the shape of his new solo show,… Read more.
A unique rendition of Down Under, as recorded by the South Australian Primary Schools’ Band, was a perfect way to introduce Colin Hay’s new show, Waiting for my Real Life, to the Adelaide Cabaret Festival. The show is a demonstration of vocal individuality and songwriting mastery, and a comedic autobiographical journey. Marking the 47th anniversary… Read more.