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September 19, 2019

By day, they’re David Megarrity and Samuel Vincent: academics, musicians and creative devisers. By night, or the nights of this week at least, they’re Tyrone and Lesley — the former a large-toothed, fez-wearing, ukulele-playing Master of Ceremonies; and the latter his...

September 8, 2019

It’s been three years since Blanc de Blanc graced the Spiegeltent at the Brisbane Festival, and now Strut & Fret have made a sequel, Blanc de Blanc Encore!


Many would say the original show was Strut & Fret’s finest, so one can’t help but be a little dubious about a seq...

July 5, 2019

Leave your inhibitions at the door! Saucy, filthy and wonderfully inappropriate, Reuben Kaye delights the audiences with risqué acts and bountiful personality in his new cabaret show at Melt: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture


Keeping the audiences on their feet, Kay...

April 28, 2019

 

Limbo Unhinged is circus like you’ve never seen before. It’s circus on the edge, and it’s showing at the Spiegeltent at the Gold Coast. Limbo Unhinged is the sequel to Strut and Fret’s highly successful show, Limbo


Like any sequel to a hugely entertaining and succes...

November 30, 2018

Fresh from the Melbourne Fringe Festival Claire Healy brings us her latest cabaret show (Get a) Real Job. Healy’s hilarious job history recounts experiences of busking in Croatia, being a tennis tour guide, working the night shift at a bar and a taxi call centre, teach...

October 13, 2018

Infamous is a visual feast of entertainment that leaves the gluttonous more than satisfied. Promising to be unlike any circus seen before, Infamous definitely kept its word.


The extravagant opening number involving the entire cast and crew sets the scene for a spectacu...

September 13, 2018

Opening last night at the Brisbane Festival’s Theatre Republic, Yummy defied the conventions of a traditional drag show and entertained the audience with a folly showcase of hilarious sketches in fabulous costumes and wigs.


The cleverest comedy cabaret sketches to have...

September 9, 2018

With more wow factor than the seven wonders, Charlie Chaplin meets modern circus cabaret in Life the Show at the 2018 Brisbane Festival. 

Starring international clown Goos Meeuwsen (whose credits include Cirque du Soleil), Life the Show is a superbly entertaining, yet s...

May 12, 2018

Glampire Masquerade is a glamorous, fun and interactive show where the spectators are a part of the action.

This innovative production by Folly Games combines acting, singing, dancing, circus and a live band with audience members making up an extended cast.

On arrival yo...

April 5, 2018

A provocative and spectacular revue, Hot Brown Honey is a lively feminist rally at which the audience are invited to ‘make some noise’ and join the hip hop revolution.

December 1, 2017

Black humour is often the antidote for awkward subject matters, and such is the case in The Wives of Wolfgang, an original cabaret featuring local talent.

November 19, 2017

A sassy and hopeless romantic takes us through a delightful musical journey of her failed relationship timeline via jazz covers of 90s jams and witty self-deprecation.

There’s Something About Mary(s), written by Cassie George and Michael Mandalios, is a charming and ent...

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