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It’s Iconic and it’s Yummy!

Arriving in Sydney in August from a wildly successful West End season is the production ICONIC, from Australia’s own cabaret group Yummy. The Eternity Playhouse (aka the Darlinghurst Theatre) will host ICONIC, which is described as a “queer-pop-cabaret” spectacular in which you can expect to see drag, dance, circus and burlesque. The show could well […]

REVIEW: Circa’s Peepshow

Readers can be forgiven for initially thinking that a show which is called Circa’s Peepshow may be provocative and even voyeuristic, but it’s much more than this. Eight incredibly talented and semi-clad acrobatic performers take audiences on a playful, mesmerising, and bizarre journey in a show that incorporates elements of burlesque, cabaret and musical theatre. […]

Circa’s Peepshow – Blending Cabaret & Burlesque With Circus

Circa's Peepshow transforms the traditional family-friendly circus into a more titillating & visually stunning experience. Blending elements of musical theatre, burlesque, cabaret & acrobatics Circa's Peepshow is a truly unique experience. Sweeping into the Theatre Royal Sydney from April 20-23 this strictly limited season will see the hallowed Theatre Royal Sydney transformed. Peepshow will take […]

REVIEW: Bernie Dieter’s Club Kabarett

Bernie Dieter’s Club Kabarett has had 5-star reviews worldwide and performed in some states of Australia but has never played in Sydney - until now. Bernie Dieter is a German singer and songwriter, often compared to Marlene Dietrich who is accolated as the ‘punk cabaret queen’. Her Kabarett boasts a 4-piece band and six semi-clad […]

Glitz & Glam

The Birdcage On York harkens back to the golden era of high end burlesque served with sexiness, sass, and a dash of pizzazz. You used to have to dress up in your finest threads and take a carriage to the theatre to see entertainment like this. Now you just have to stroll up to Club […]

Dita Von Teese – Glamonatrix

Few artists embody the term 'iconic' as exquisitely as Dita Von Teese. The modern legend of pin-up and burlesque has re-glorified a bygone era of elegance and redefined feminism. Her elaborate, highly polished shows sell out theatres across the globe and she is revered by celebrities, haute couture designers, and fans that span the full […]

Dita Von Teese – Art Of The Teese

Dita Von Teese, American burlesque dancer, model, entrepreneur, costume designer, the list could go on and on, is coming down under to tour Art Of The Teese, where she will be performing three shows at the State Theatre. The queen of burlesque is bringing several acts that have never been seen in Australia including, “Lazy”, […]

Burlesque Idol 2017

Founded by Lola LaBelle in 2010 in London, but only in it’s third year in Australia, Burlesque Idol is just as glamorous as ever. Created to help support emerging talent, Burlesque Idol is a high-energy and deliciously entertaining evening, jam packed with talent, humour and audience participation. Every show features a dazzling array of rising […]


Finally bringing her internationally acclaimed show Strip, Strip, Hooray! to Australia in June, the International Queen of Burlesque, Dita Von Teese will be touching ground down under for a decadent spectacle showcasing why she has captured global imaginations as the consummate burlesque performer. Affiliated with the Australian Burlesque Festival and Perth International Burlesque Festival, the show will […]

Satisfaction: A 70’s Porno Feast

In the 1970’s a whole number of adult films were accidentally released into the mainstream cinemas, causing people to flock to the theaters and creating quite a stir within society. Satisfaction: A 70's Porno Feast is a one-night-only performance celebrating the adult film era of the 1970s. You’ll witness a number of burlesque performers and dancers […]