Tag Archive: Adelaide Cabaret Festival

Jun 19

Cabaret Festival – Sammy J: The Sammy J Songbook – 4K

By Olivia Henry   You might recognise Sammy J from his shows with Randy the purple puppet, the Adelaide Fringe, or ABC’s Playground Politics. Well, he’s back in Adelaide for the Cabaret Festival with The Sammy J Songbook.   Armed with a piano and a juice box, Sammy J takes the audience on a musical …

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Jun 17

CABARET FESTIVAL – Emma Pask: A Latin Fiesta – 4.5K

Olivia Henry   The award-winning Emma Pask is an Australian vocalist with a new album heavily influenced by Latin Jazz. With an impressive resume (having performed with big names such as James Morrison and George Benson), Pask is the real deal when it comes to nailing that Latin feel. Pask and her band produce music …

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Jun 11

Adelaide Cabaret Festival – The Composer is Dead – 4K

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By Amy Nancarrow. Frank Woodley returns to Adelaide in all his slapstick comedy glory in The Composer is Dead. Teaming up with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, “Inspector” Woodley works his way through the various sections of the band, trying to figure out who murdered the composer of the orchestra’s waltz. He investigate the strings, brass, woodwinds …

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Jun 06

CABARET FESTIVAL: My Vagabond Boat – Banquet Room – 3.5K

Three highly talented Australian cabaret artists, Rowan Witt, Gillian Cosgriff and Nigel Ubrihien, have come together with fellow writer Stephen Anderson, under the direction of Andrew Ross, to bring the world premiere of My Vagabond Boat, to Adelaide audiences, this Cabaret Festival. Opening with a delightful mash-up of songs relating to “rocking”, the scene is …

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Jun 23

ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL 2013 – Idina Menzel – 5K

The powerful vocal performance displayed by Menzel emphasized her professionalism in being a renowned musical theatre actress throughout the years. 5K

Jun 16

Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2013 – Tom Burlinson – Now We’re Swinging

If you are a fan of swing, this is a show worth watching. But if you’re not – pick something else from the line-up. 3K

Jun 15

CAB FEST 2013 – Bernadette Robinson: In Concert – 4K

The show is a little too similar to Songs for Nobodies, but it is easy to be swept away by the extraordinary talent that is Bernadette Robinson. 4K

Jun 13

CABARET FESTIVAL – The Paul Capsis Revue – 4K

There is no doubt, Paul Capsis guarantees entertainment. 4K

Jun 10

Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2013 – Love. War. Death. Brel – Space Theatre

For many, Jacques Brel is synonymous with raw, dark cabaret which exudes despair, fear, loneliness and black humour. This atmosphere was heightened in the especially set-up Space Theatre, which was only lacking thick clouds of cigarette smoke and weeping sailors to completely transform it into a mid-century Parisian or Brusselier nightclub. Helen Morse, doyenne of …

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Jun 09

Adelaide Cabaret Festival – Kristin Chenoweth – Festival Theatre

I knew pretty early on in the show that the pint-sized star of stage and screen would blow my socks off. Despite standing a mere 4 foot 11, Kristin Chenoweth owned the stage within seconds of stalking onto it in a tiny dress and enormous heels. Known to most as the ‘Good Witch’ Glinda from …

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