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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 […]

REVIEW: Diva Degustation

It’s a starry, starry night at The Ensemble Theatre as Trevor Ashely, Australia’s favourite drag artist, returns to the stage in Diva Degustation, his latest cabaret production which will not only entertain, but tantalise audiences with his deliciously naughty, flamboyant, and spicy impersonations of famous divas. The question that should be asked is not what’s […]

Prinnie Stevens

Growing up Prinnie Stevens says she lived in a fantasy world of music and performance, but today that fantasy world has become her reality. In a year when everything seems like a weird fever dream or fantasy Stevens explained to City Hub that 2020 has actually allowed her to return to her roots to rediscover […]

It’s SUSS – Live Stream Off the Leash

By Rida Babar With COVID-19 restrictions causing large events, including concerts to be on an uncertain standstill, major event planning company October Sun has come to a halt. The company’s Director, Ben Eadie, has started up a COVID-friendly project called Sydney Underground Streaming Sessions (SUSS) to keep the magic of concerts alive in an innovative […]

REVIEW: Welcome To The Masque

Welcome To The Masque, a performance starring award-winning actress Genevieve Lemon and legendary composer and musical director Max Lambert streamed live from Riverside Theatres this past Sunday. In compliance with government imposed COVID-19 restrictions, the show streamed live on YouTube from the theatre. Genevieve performed a number of songs by the likes of Joni Mitchell […]

New Virtual Venue, The Reservoir Room

Born from the necessity to resurrect Sydney's live entertainment scene in the wake of COVID-19, a dedicated group of industry professionals including multi-award-winning Australian entertainer Catherine Alcorn, TV/film producer Brian Cobb and three time Gold Logie nominee Rodger Corse have joined forces to create the country's newest 'virtual venue' The Reservoir Room. Beginning on Friday […]

Hans – Like A German

Berlin boy-wonder Hans is many things. He’s an accordionist, a dancer, a comedian and an international sex-symbol. After making it all the way to the finals of America’s Got Talent, Hans’ cabaret career soared. His show is packed with glitter and dance and will no doubt feature Hans in a tight sparkly costume playing his […]

Sedition Festival

By Irina Dunn If you’re a child of the 70s, or you wish you were a child of the 70s, Sedition Festival has something interesting and exciting to offer you. Loaded with nostalgia, the festival offers a seditious range of 70s entertainment, from cabaret to concerts to art exhibitions to films and talks. Put together […]

REVIEW: She Loves Me

This is not a well known musical, which is inexplicable because it sits right up there alongside the best of them. With a book by Joe Masteroff (Cabaret), music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick (both writers of Fiddler On The Roof) it certainly has the right pedigree. The trite title belies the sophistication […]

Vertical Dreaming

A Redline Production compiled and arranged by Andrew Henry comes Vertical Dreaming, an entertaining and revealing cabaret of the songs and poems that saved Henry’s life. In 2017, Henry checked into a facility to treat depression. During this time, he discovered a scrapbook full of poems, recalling “With not much to do in there it […]