The suave members of Modern Maori Quartet glide onto stage in matching tuxedoes and bow ties, instantly setting the mood for a luxurious cabaret performance.
It’s no wonder the Family Gala has been a great favourite for the past few years. It was a riot of music, songs, dance and amazing tricks with hoops on roller skates plus a juggling bear and that was just the first 3 acts!
As one half of the famous Carpenters singing duo, Richard Carpenter had the world at his feet. Although dubiously endorsed by American President Richard Nixon as being ‘what’s true and best about America’, they continued their hit-making ways for years. It wasn’t until his sister Karen’s sad death in 1983 that Richard Carpenter faced the harsh realities of pop stardom.
Opening with Mercedes Benz and including legendary numbers such as Try (just a little bit harder), Ball and Chain and Little Girl Blue, Janis: Undead is a musical journey through the very short career of Janis Joplin.
Originally a 1942 film starring Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire, later developed as a stage musical by Gordon Greenberg and Chad Hodge. It translates to the stage remarkably well.
Pint-sized New Yorker and singing powerhouse, Christina Bianco, is in town to present her rib-achingly hilarious Me, Myself and Everyone Else – a show definitely not to be missed at this year’s Cabaret Festival!
In the newly developed Festival Theatre complex, the stage was set and the energy palpable. Each year, the Variety Gala showcases the best of the Adelaide Cabaret Festival, and this year was no exception.
A burlesque vaudeville show featuring circus acts, magic, striptease, song and dance from seven artists in a cabaret setting. Adults only.
Want to know where you can break up your Adelaide Cabaret Festival? Head to Wintergarden! A festival in its own right with a lively atmosphere, pop-up eateries with your favourite cuisines, pop-up bars, locally sourced hearty meals, coffee and sweets to help refuel between shows.
Get set for an avalanche of music, comedy and glamour as the world’s biggest and best cabaret festival of its kind gets underway today in Adelaide.
SAYarts under the directorship of Connor Reidy and the mentorship of playwright Sean Riley bring to the stage a contemporary retelling of the Oresteia.
Lets get two things straight, this guy is an expert card player and yes he does show his audience how to cheat at cards, although I am sure it would take a lot of practice to even attempt.
The winner of the Adelaide Contemporary Design Competition has been announced as Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Woods Bagot.
Adelaide personality Peta-Anne Louth is ready for this year’s Cabaret Festival, celebrating her 11th year involved with the festival.
Do you consider yourself a prime barbecuer? are you a bona fide backyard chef? Polish your backyard grill cause the popular Up In Smoke competition is returning to the Beer & BBQ Festival for this third year in a row.
King Arthur forms his Knights of the Round Table and sets off to find the Holy Grail in Monty Python’s absurdist musical comedy based on their hit 1975 film “Monty Python and the Holy Grail”.
Caligula (Gaius Julius Caesar Germanicus) was the third Emperor of the Roman Empire known for supposedly sleeping with all his sisters, executing landowners to take control of their lands, closing granaries to cause starvation and taking the wives of his senators and putting them into brothels (when he wasn’t killing their children). Also, he reputedly had conversations with the moon and adored his horse so much that he was going to make it a member of the Roman Senate.
A pair of teenage friends attempt to live in the reality of their small country town disintegrating around them in an uncertain journey between reality and fantasy.
Frank Forbes and the Yahoo Boy is a heartfelt play, written and directed by Adelaide local Matt Hawkins. It explores relationships and the importance of forgiveness – with plenty of wry jokes sprinkled throughout.
The world’s largest cabaret festival is back from 8 – 23 June featuring more than 330 artists from five counties in 52 performances.