Tag: cabaret

ANYA ANASTASIA IN ROGUE ROMANTIC melbourne

Red-hot cabaret: Anya Anastasia in ‘Rogue Romantic’

I attended the cabaret show Rogue Romantic, starring Anya Anastasia, held at The Melba Spiegeltent. A portable venue, it certainly transports you to a different time. My date and I entered this most extravagant of worlds lead on by the dulcet tones…

Power Pussies Melbourne

Power Pussies cabaret and burlesque show in Fitzroy

Pussies have been in the limelight of late thanks to a certain American president and his penchant for grabbing them. His antics have led to outrage and protest, inspiring many types of satire in an attempt to say ‘this pussy…

Midsumma Festival – Finucane & Smith’s Glory Box: Lucky 13

Finucane & Smith’s Glory Box: Lucky 13 held at Arts Centre Melbourne as part of Midsumma was a dazzling variety show of acrobatics, dance, circus and performance art rolled into one highly-sexual and fascinating package. The Melbourne-based, internationally-awarded vaudeville group…

After Hours Cabaret Club at Bennetts Lane Jazz Club

Miss Bettie Bombshell’s After Hours Cabaret Club easily makes the The Plus Ones’ where-to-go-on-a-second-date shortlist.  The venue, Bennetts Lane Jazz Club, is all what a jazz club should be:  intimate, cozy, tables right up to the stage, relaxed atmosphere, easy access…

Seductive Parisian nights at ‘Bijou’ at The Butterfly Club

A Parisian café. Year 1933. Against the backdrop of a Depression-era Europe. Mesdames et Messieurs, let me introduce you to Bijou. Once a shining star of the Paris nighttime scene, merciless years have taken a toll on her beauty. Her…

Monthly wrap: October’s silent gigs, art openings, and KitKats

We were super-duper excited about October, and it didn’t disappoint. We headed to a gig that was entirely silent (yes, really), viewed portraits at Lisa Wilkinson’s first gallery opening, designed custom creations at the world’s first KitKat Chocolatory, and got…

A ‘Trickster’ At The Butterfly Club

Fall down the rabbit hole of The Butterfly Club and into the world of weird and wonderful.  This colourfully eclectic venue captures your attention with an array of tiny trinkets. I carefully admired the wall to wall exhibit of bits…

Melbourne Fringe: ‘Tudor Roses’

She’s pert, pretty and ain’t afraid to get her gear off. She has the innocence of an angel yet talks dirty as if it were easy as breathing. With the voice of a diva, and a cute offsider on piano,…

Cabaret at ‘Paris Underground’

Paris Underground pairs well with a glass of wine. So it comes as no surprise the show can trace its inception back to Red Bennies bar. The production has transitioned into a theatre setting, but the influence of its origins…

Cabaret by Polyphonic Voices

Cabaret! By Polyphonic Voices

The Melba Spiegeltent surprises you from the moment you lay your eyes upon it. Set in the middle of Collingwood amidst average buildings, the colourful circus tent emerges out of the blue with wooden frames and stained glass that transport…