From an all-female version of an Australian classic to the return of a record-breaking hit comedy and a festival highlight starring one of Australia’s brightest musical theatre personalities, State Theatre Company’s 2019 season places audiences in the thrilling predicament of the present.
Browsing: Adelaide Cabaret Festival
Adelaide Cabaret Festival sees Australia’s TV and stage favourite, Julia Zemiro, as Artistic Director in 2019!
Strap yourself in for one of the most bizarre and unusual rides of 2018’s Adelaide Cabaret Festival as Queen Kong takes her audience on an unforgettable journey through time and space.
Nosferatutu is a bizarre combination of cabaret spectacular and gothic pantomime, written by Tommy Bradson and directed by Sheridan Harbridge.
Mitchell has spent two decades with the character Hedwig, a creation built around his own experiences and those potentially connecting to other characters in the Hedwig’s world. His time spent with Hedwig hits the stage in an intimate set of personal stories around the evolution of the character and songs from the Broadway and film musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch.
Ladies and gentlemen, he’s back! The saucy European cabaret star, Sven Ratzke, returns to the Adelaide Cabaret Festival to present audiences with the many mischievous pleasures of his new show, Homme Fatale.
Meet Carmen Frida Leon Davidovich – the fictional love child of the famed Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo and Russian revolutionary and Communist, Leon Trotsky. She is sensual, intelligent, audacious and wry, and she is also intersex, having been born with both male and female genitalia.
The Cat Empire returned to Adelaide as part of the Adelaide Cabaret Festival to play some of their classic hits, all to the delight of their adoring audience.
Em Rusciano is fast becoming one of the most popular, talented, and benevolent entertainers in Australia. It was with bated breath that the full-house of the Festival Theatre awaited her arrival onto the stage. The eager audience were not disappointed.
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.
Erupting in a raucous explosion of sound and colour reminiscent of the bulls of Pamplona,…
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.
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!
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.
We’re so glad to see this return – the annual Adelaide Cabaret Festival will once again be commencing on the Queen’s Birthday long weekend in June.
Adelaide personality Peta-Anne Louth is ready for this year’s Cabaret Festival, celebrating her 11th year involved with the festival.
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The world’s largest cabaret festival is back from 8 – 23 June featuring more than 330 artists from five counties in 52 performances.