Tag: cabaret

‘Nigella – Love Bites’ at The Butterfly Club

Well ladies, gentlemen, and all those in between, The Butterfly Club, that grand dame of Melbourne venues supporting emerging masterpieces, has yet again given a stage to the maestro Shanon Whitelock and his new cabaret collaboration. ‘Nigella – Love Bites‘ is absolutely…

Melbourne Cabaret Festival: Dash and D’Bree

Get dashed and dirty, pretty and flirty, argumentative and assertive. Get ‘Fierce’! Expert storytellers-slash-rap artistes, Dash and D’Bree (the ‘bitches of Fiercealot’) romp up a storm in their high-heel runners, hip-hugging leggings and pink feather headdresses whilst musing on the…

ANYA ANASTASIA IN ROGUE ROMANTIC melbourne

Melbourne Cabaret Festival: Anya Anastasia’s ‘Rouge Romantic’

It was hard to restrain my excitement since I heard Anya Anastasia back in Melbourne with a new show, ‘Rogue Romantic‘.  My girlfriend, quietly suspicious that there was some was serious crushing on Anya going on, grudgingly accepted my explanations…

Melbourne Cabaret Festival: Viking Mama

It seemed appropriate that as we took our seats for Jenny Wynter’s new show ‘Viking Mama‘, it was pouring rain outside. Having just left very Scandinavian-like weather, we were shown to our seats by one of three Valkyries, who for…

Melbourne Cabaret Festival: Alice Tovey

 Alice Tovey should own the letter ‘S’. She needs to make a deal with Sesame Street because she is sassy, smart, sultry, and she has razor sharp wit.  Catch her show, ‘Personal Messiah‘, while you can at the Melbourne Cabaret…

Melbourne Cabaret Festival: #FirstWorldWhiteGirls

While I’m very aware of my privileged life here in inner-city Melbourne, the daily struggle with FOMO (fear of missing out) experienced by Kendall and Tiffany from The Melbourne Cabaret Festival’s show #FirstWorldWhiteGirls hit a cord with me. I too…

Melbourne Cabaret Festival: Moving to Mars

Moving to Mars at the 2016 Melbourne Cabaret Festival is an exercise in imagination. The audience is informed that we are to buckle-up and prepare for takeoff.  We are the select 1% picked to abandon Earth and embark on a one-way journey…

Melbourne Cabaret Festival: ‘Amy G: Entershamement’

Amy G. is a virtuoso on roller-skates. Or just reckless. She runs around in sequins, something you should not do wearing skates. Does the splits and plays the ukulele. Performs magic tricks.  Scams the audience out of their wine, teetering…