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Red Carpet Cabaret

The Darlinghurst Theatre Company is re-opening its doors to present the Red Carpet Cabaret season. This is billed as “soulful winter evenings filled with food, story and song” and has attracted some of Australia’s best cabaret artists. Co-Artistic Director Amylia Harris says, “The reactivation of our foyer and restaurant space is a major step in […]

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 […]

30 Something

Cabaret darling Catherine Alcorn and Australia’s award-winning musician, actor and comedian Phil Scott are joining forces this October and converging on the Hayes Theatre. Their cabaret-come-comedy show 30 Something will see the pair performing original and re-spun musical hits.  Catherine and Phil are taking the audience back to New Year’s Eve, 1939. They’re in bohemian […]

Glitz, Glam & Gay Honours

By Rita Bratovich The inherent defiance, solidarity, grit, and creativity among members of the LGBTI community has helped it not only survive but triumph in the face of uncommon adversity. Dealing with crisis after crisis including legal discrimination, hate crimes, and the AIDS epidemic, the community has often had to turn inward for support, leading […]

The Divine Miss Bette

After a whirlwind tour which sold out five cities across the US earlier this year, award-winning artist Catherine Alcorn returns to Sydney to enchant audiences with her The Divine Miss Bette cabaret at the iconic Sydney Opera House. “The show is reminiscent of Bette’s earlier work, her concerts in the 70s when she was doing […]

Go Your Own Way

What would inspire a musician to leave one of the most iconic and successful rock bands of all time? That’s the question that inspired cabaret performer Catherine Alcorn to pursue the story of enigmatic and fiercely private Fleetwood Mac singer/songwriter, Christine McVie, in her stage show, Go Your Own Way. “It really interested me as […]

Slide Cabaret Festival 2014

Slide Cabaret Festival returns for a third year with a line-up of over 20 national and international artists. With the introduction of a second venue and a piano bar, Slide promises a breath of fresh air for Sydney live entertainment. “This year its bigger, fuller and more fantastic,” says Catherine Alcorn, the creative director of […]


Sydney cabaret sensation Catherine Alcorn has been enchanting audiences for two years with her tribute to the “People’s Diva” in The Divine Miss Bette and is thrilled to be bringing the show to the area she grew up in. Alcorn was trained by Steve Ostrow, the man who discovered Bette Midler. “I didn’t realize at […]


Sydney can be a quirky place at times. We put on epic world-class spectacles with the best, but all too often we miss out on the smaller, special occasions. “All of Australia’s major cities have great Cabaret festivals, but this is only the second year that Sydney has hosted Slide,” says Slide Creative Director and […]