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REVIEW: Party Snake

Party Snake is one of those small gems that you're lucky to come upon at a Fringe season. It's the theatrical equivalent of post-dawn kick-ons with an intellectual drag queen as she bares her soul and breaks off into tangents about life, love, gender, and identity all while de-dragging and preparing for her day as […]

Party Snake

The art of drag, a niche form of self-expression previously limited to the fringes, has exploded into the mainstream in a big way. There are many hidden stories to this art form, and an electrifying new one-queen show promises to allow its audience a glimpse into the raw, glamorous and raucous life of a drag […]

Comedy Queens

An international cast of the world’s funniest drag queens is on its way to Sydney! The Comedy Queens 2019 tour will also hit Adelaide, Melbourne and Brisbane this August. Greats of the American drag scene, Coco Peru and Jackie Beat, will take to the stage with Aussie legends Trevor Ashley and Karen From Finance, as well […]

3x3x2 Festival of New Works – Hydraulic Fucking

Yuwaalaraay artist Cheryn Frost will be playing across the gender spectrum as she plays both male and female characters in Hydraulic Fucking, a queer political performance where she will also portray Mother Earth as a disco-ball slinging drag queen. “Hydraulic Fucking looks at the destruction of Mother Earth at the hands of our government and […]

PLUCKED!

Claire Ellen O’Connor tweezes apart her tumultuous relationship with hair in Plucked!, a glittering cabaret show hitting Sydney for one night only. Set in a teenage bedroom circa 2003, this show takes us from O’Connor’s first time picking up a razor, through to the decision to shave her head at 17-years-old, and beyond. “It seems […]

Herstory: Leading Ladies

Australia’s Queen of Burlesque, Imogen Kelly, will be taking to the stage to represent some of history’s greatest women and lampoon the rumours that surround them. In Herstory, you can expect to see everything from a cake-sitting Queen Victoria, to a spoof of the famous burlesque martini glass routine featuring Margaret Thatcher and a giant […]

Dungeons & Drag Kweens’ First Birthday

Sydney's most ridiculous (and only) evening that smashes together drag, nerd culture and improvised storytelling is celebrating its first birthday! From the basement of the Imperial Hotel where it all began, the Kweens are braced for the final showdown with the lizard people and the finale to a season that has seen the fabulous trio […]

Kweens Of Comedy

Sydney’s newest and most unique evening of comedy kicks off this week. Kweens Of Comedy is a platform not only for traditional stand-up comedians but also for drag performers, clowns, mimes and storytellers to showcase their work. “The night is focussed on celebrating queerness in not just the individuals that perform but also the type […]

Bianca Del Rio – It’s Jester Joke

The queen of mean is back down under and she’s taking no hostages as she hits the road again after three consecutive sell-out Australian tours. Bianca Del Rio’s brand-new comedy show It’s Jester Joke sees the “Joan Rivers of the drag world” tell tales of her world travels and the outrageous circus that is her […]

Velma Celli’s A Brief History Of Drag

The UK’s queen of live vocal drag brings her latest show down under with a special stop at Sydney’s Factory Theatre.  Serving up an evening of “true cabaret escapism”, Velma Celli’s A Brief History Of Drag takes its audience on a musical journey through the most iconic moments in drag history with plenty of heart […]