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The Legend of Queen Kong Episode II at Midsumma

From the creative mind of Sarah Ward, known for Yana Alana, comes a new sci-fi rock opera The Legend of Queen Kong Episode II: Queen Kong in Outer Space as part of the packed Midsumma Festival lineup. With complete disregard for…

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Dolly Diamond’s 15 Year Gala Reunion at Midsumma

Sassy banter, cabaret music, and Dolly Diamond (aka the ‘Queen of Cabaret’). What more could you ask for on a Midsumma Festival Saturday night? The Athenaeum Theatre in Melbourne’s CBD was the perfect stage for Dolly Diamond’s 15 Year Gala Reunion. That’s right, Dolly has been…

Klub Korporate at Midsumma

Klub Korporate is an office-themed rave-art club cabaret spectacular with drag queens and karaoke. Do we really need to say any more!? Okay, let us explain… As part of the always excellent Midsumma Festival, Klub Korporate was a dance party…

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‘Gays of our Lives’ improvised soap opera at Midsumma 2017

Four of the best gay improvisers are in town for Midsumma Festival to showcase their comedy skills in Gays Of Our Lives. There are hysterical breakdowns, face slaps, and meaningful/-less backward glances. Clenched fists, jutting jawlines and open-mouthed sighs. Confessions,…

Ursula Martinez – Free Admission at Midsumma 2017

As Midsumma draws to a close, Ursula Martinez’s ‘Free Admission’ makes sure the annual queer festival doesn’t end quietly. I must admit I was guilty in the past of seeing Midsumma as a one-day carnival and pride event, but with…

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…

Gone at Gasworks Arts Park: Midsumma Premier Event

The Midsumma Festival is almost over for another year but they’ve saved one of the best for last. ‘Gone’ premiered in Melbourne on Wednesday night, and is here for a short time before moving to Brisbane for the Melt Festival….

Midsumma: ‘The Measure of a Man’ review

How DO you measure a man? My plus one and I pondered this as we made our way to the Gasworks Arts Park to see ‘The Measure of a Man’, a play by critically acclaimed queer artist Gavin Roach. We…