A camp July: Sydney Cabaret Festival is back

Sydney Cabaret Festival

If simply uttering the name “Liza” makes your knees weak and the thought of sitting alone in your room brings you utter, feather-curling dismay, then worry not; the Sydney Cabaret Festival is back in July 2019. This year, the festival will be celebrating both international and Australian cabaret stars, tickets for whom to see, you […]

10 years on: 2019 Melbourne Cabaret Festival announce their ambassadors

Melbourne Cabaret Festival

Leading cabaret artists, Drew Downing and Sally Bourne have been announced as the 2019 Melbourne Cabaret Festival Ambassadors. Snaps, please. They’re strongly admired within the industry by performers and producers and they’ll be an additional source of support for all performers in this year’s line-up. Sally Bourne said “I’ve been performing in cabaret for over 20 years in Australia […]

Queen of Broadway: The Ethel Merman Story

Queen Broadway THE F Melbourne Cabaret Festival 3

To bring to life one of Broadway’s most iconic divas, translate her larger than life personality to an intimate cabaret space and performance is no mean feat. Jon Jackson took the bull by the horns and did just that in his Melbourne Cabaret Festival show Queen of Broadway: The Ethel Merman Story at Chapel Off […]

The Melbourne Cabaret Festival is as camp as ever

Melbourne Cabaret Festival Dolly Diamond theatre Chapel off Chapel 6

Chapel off Chapel was buzzing with some of this year’s brightest cabaret talent for the Melbourne Cabaret Festival opening gala, hosted by the festival’s fabulous artistic director, the dazzling drag superstar, Dolly Diamond. It gave sensational rise to a diverse range of acts that will all be taking part in the festival this year, from a Motown […]