Category: Cabaret

Cabaret

SONGS FOR THOSE WHO’VE COME ACROSS THE SEAS – Slingsby Theatre

ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL   –  Thursday 21st June 2018  Dunstan Playhouse Review by GARY CLARKE With a respectful acknowledgement of Country this talented cast of five cast off into unknown waters.   I  have seen several of the individual performers previously but never a Slingsby production featuring these  artists together.   The set was a mysterious  backdrop of  …

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ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL 2018 – NOSFERATUTU – 5K

by Riccardo Barone Una furtiva lagrima of blood, pizza, spaghetti and buongiorno. The audience found hard to leave the Banquet room still absorbed by the endless, emotional, energetic, hectic flow. Tears are mixing up with laughts; the existential Shakespearean (in)human condition of Nosferatu is touching everyone’s heart, feeling heaps of pity for his traumatic childhood, …

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CABARET FESTIVAL – Joanna Allen – Space Theatre – 4K

Allen was in fine form with her melodious voice carrying sweetly whether comfort eating on Cole Porter or making marshmallows with Material Girl. 4K

CABARET FESTIVAL – TOM WAITS For No Man – 5K

While I could taste the whiskey and smell cigar smoke I detected just a hint of Brecht in the air. This is making it real. Bravo!!

CABARET FESTIVAL – The Girl Who Jumped Off the Hollywood Sign – 4K

Joanne Hartstone is building quite the career on interesting, engaging monologues of strong women. Following her premiere of That Daring Australian Girl at this year’s Adelaide Fringe, Hartstone brings her production The Girl Who Jumped Off the Hollywood Sign back to Adelaide after a year touring it to Edinburgh and the US. Evie Edwards is preparing to leap …

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CABARET FESTIVAL – WINE BLUFFS – Damien Callinan & Paul Calleja – 4.K

Wine Bluffs is one enormous piss-take where the audience are invited to participate…

ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL 2018 – SUNGLASSES AT NIGHT – 3.5K

by Riccardo Barone Total eclipse of the heart… just because a partial one is not enough! Sunglasses at night, an iconic song just to describe a past generation made up with heartaches, hangovery headaches, stories of everyday life that sucks more and more, sadness as a life-pose and success as time line life crescendo (from …

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CABARET FESTIVAL – LAWRENCE LEUNG – VERY STRANGE THINGS

4.5K Lawrence Leung tells us that there are two kinds of people – the puzzle solvers, and the lovers of puzzles. In ‘Very Strange Things’ he caters to both types, and to those who sit somewhere between the two extremes. After delivering a brief history of the debunking of various psychics and mediums, and details …

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CABARET FESTIVAL 2018 – Carla Lippis: Cast a Dark Shadow – 5K, Adelaide Festival Centre

Chanteuse Carla Lippis, supported by her talented band, rips through a range of rock and roll classics, original tunes, and cabaret classics in an excellent hour of entertainment that does the Adelaide Cabaret Festival proud. Chic in black outfits, her trademark bob, and blood-red lipstick, Lippis is instantly iconic as she works her way through …

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CABARET FESTIVAL – Butt Kapinski – Artspace – 3.5K

Maybe a challenge for Adelaide’s more traditional Cabaret Festival patrons but in a room of engaged punters this has the potential of being a golden hour. 3.5K