The supernova of international cabaret and festival favourite, Sven Ratzke returns to Australia this week for his new show HOMME FATALE as part of the Adelaide Cabaret Festival. The show features Ratzke’s masterful storytelling is eclipsed only by his sensational vocal performances, including works by Rufus Wainwright, Dez Mona, Lou Reed, and Iggy Pop. Sosefina Fuamoli caught up with Ratzke ahead of the production to talk all about it:... Read More | Share it now!
The Adelaide Cabaret Festival is upon us for another year – from June 8th through until June 23rd, Ali McGregor‘s latest program is set to bring some revered international names together with some of Australia’s brightest musical and theatrical talent for some truly indulgent, entertaining nights out.... Read More | Share it now!
Known for her award-winning role as Miss Honey in the recent Australian tour of smash-hit musical Matilda, Elise McCann has now taken her love and knowledge of Dahl’s work one step further- creating an album that draws upon and inspired by the magical works of one of the world’s most beloved authors.... Read More | Share it now!
There are traditional cabaret MC’s and then there is Reuben Kaye. With an outrageous dress style, enough glitter to drown a Pride Mach and dark eyelashes that make him look like Jeannie Little has had a stroke, Reuben has gone to way too much effort to not let everyone have a good time.... Read More | Share it now!
You can tell the moment that Tina Del Twist (Wes Snelling) lurches out onto stage, with a bottle clutched in her hand, knocking over several props along the way, that this is going to be a wild ride. Introducing her band, visible to only Tina, she reminisces about her recent “world tour”, which we suspect may be as realistic as her backing band.... Read More | Share it now!
Seated at a table at the end of a catwalk thrust out into the Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent, two girls in their mid to late-20’s take up seats around the same table, wide-eyed and chattering excitedly. A well-dressed bearded man dances his way over to the table holding a silver bucket, singing to the disco music playing over the PA. He asks them if they would like to buy a raffle ticket, to which the girls happily produce gold coins in exchange for the tickets.... Read More | Share it now!
The Adelaide Cabaret Festival is officially off and running for another year – with hundreds of Cabaret lovers streaming out into the cold Friday city night for the annual festival Variety Gala to mark the Opening Night. For Ali McGregor and Eddie Perfect‘s second year as Artistic Directors, the program demonstrates an emphasis on the cultivation on homegrown productions and Adelaide Cabaret Festival-commissioned shows, with some international names thrown into the mix.... Read More | Share it now!
I’ve been to A LOT of live theatre and comedy shows, but none like what I experienced last night. Alarmingly, I wasn’t too familiar with Bridget Everett or Murray Hill‘s work, so I was walking in blind, but I enjoyed the fact they had worked alongside the likes of Amy Schumer and Dita Von Teese. Talk about friends in very high places.... Read More | Share it now!
We first came across Reuben Kaye when he touched down in Adelaide for this year’s Adelaide Fringe Festival. The impact he made on the crowds at shows and on stage at the Fringe Club after hours was one for the books, so it’s no real surprise that the entertainer is back in Adelaide for this year’s Adelaide Cabaret Festival.... Read More | Share it now!
Cabaret is an art form that has something for everyone. The Adelaide Cabaret Festival, running from the 9th to the 24th of June showcases this perfectly. In its 17th year, it has a great mix of classic and contemporary performers from both Australia and overseas. We have listed some of the must-see acts for you to join in to the festivities.... Read More | Share it now!