Tag: cabaret

The Butterfly Club’s 2017 Summer Program: The Plus Ones’ picks

The ever charismatic and entertaining director Simone Pulga once again invited The Plus Ones to the The Butterfly Club’s curated summer 2017-18 program, with matching cocktails.  One of our perennial favourites in the independent arts space, there is much to…

The Exotic Lives of Lola Montez at Melbourne Fringe

Glamorous and boldly unconventional, Lola Martinez was the 19th centuries wildest showgirl.  The Exotic Lives of Lola Montez  is a reimagining of a life rich in adventure and controversy. Courtesan and countess, dancer and actress.  Lola lived a life of…

Best of August: What to see, eat, drink, and do

August is here! We can begin the countdown to spring. That does not mean you need to be any less busy though so we’ve pulled together our top picks for what you need to be doing this month. And let…

Moira Finucane The Rapture

Moira Finucane’s ‘The Rapture’: Party at the Edge of the Abyss

The atmosphere was positively electric for Moira Finucane’s opening of her new performance, The Rapture. There was frenetic buzzing energy from the audience as we shuffled to our seats at the cabaret-style tables at fortyfivedownstairs. A cross-shaped catwalk dominates the…

Charge your glasses with BLANC de BLANC at Map 57 in St. Kilda

Bienvenue, Mesdames et Messieurs! Welcome to BLANC de BLANC: the sexy new cabaret spectacle hitting St. Kilda’s winter foreshore festival, Map 57. The theme of the show revolves entirely around the joys of a good bottle of sparkling white: how…

Melbourne Cabaret Festival 2017

Glitz and glamour at the Melbourne Cabaret Festival 2017 Opening Gala

What a joy to attend the fabulous opening gala of the Melbourne Cabaret Festival. Artistic Director Dolly Diamond lays out her vision for the eighth annual festival: Thirteen Australian acts, a balance of new talent with much-loved Aussie cabaret darlings….


‘VELVET’: Las Vegas-style cabaret at Crown Casino

‘It’s the best disco in town, bump and boogie all around…’ Velvet is bringing a disco inferno to Crown Casino for a limited run at The Palms. It is celebration and glittering homage to the 1970s, combining circus acts, comedy, and songs….

Melbourne Cabaret Festival

The Melbourne Cabaret Festival – guide to the best events

The Melbourne Cabaret Festival is returning this June for its eighth iteration (20 June-2 July 2017). After a stellar event last year, it has truly become one of the city’s major winter art events and a TPO favourite. It’s two…