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Melbourne Cabaret Festival: Songs on Film

Songs on Film opens with a dapper gentleman, Joe Stilgoe, taking a seat at the piano on a darkened stage, and playing out the opening bars of Jaws. We barely had a few moments to chuckle at such an incongruous…

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Melbourne Cabaret Festival 2016: The Plus Ones’ guide

Returning for its sixth year, the Melbourne Cabaret Festival has shaped up to be one of the city’s major winter art events, an incubator for local talent with a sprinkling of stellar international artists.  Running from Tuesday 14 until Sunday…

Moulin Beige cabaret spectacular

Add some variety to your Tuesday night. The Moulin Beige is a cabaret variety show that runs the first Tuesday of every month. This month, my plus one and I had the privilege to attend Le Grand Moulin Beige –…

Bordello Blues

The Bordello Blues cabaret features enough lingerie for patrons to feel like they are having a saucy night out with their spouse while still keeping things safe enough that it could be a unique alternative to Friday night drinks with…

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Melbourne Festival: LIMBO

‘LIMBO‘ is smoking hot. Literally. I don’t think I’ve ever seen that much fire in a theatre. This circus/cabaret show is simultaneously dark, sexy, and funny and it takes place in the perfect venue – the 1920s-inspired Speigeltent. The fire-breathing…

Fringe Review: Tinserella

As part of this year’s Melbourne Fringe, Joana Simmons takes to the stage as the one-woman star of her vivacious comedy cabaret ‘Tinserella – Putting the “G’day” in cabaret‘. The eclectic surroundings of The Butterfly Club was the perfect setting…

Fringe Review: Church of Wonders

I’d seen a few of the performers in ‘Church of Wonders’ previously, so I snapped up the opportunity to check out a show with a bigger cast and see what they’d get up to in the elegant Melba Spiegeltent. The Spiegeltent adds…

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Melbourne Fringe Review: Torte e Mort

Make sure to check out our guide to the Melbourne Fringe Festival 2015 Torte e Mort: Songs of Cake and Death is an exquisite hour of cabaret. Anya Anastasia makes her premiere at this year’s Fringe, and an hour watching…