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Delightful Darlinghurst

By Rida Babar In light of the COVID-19 restrictions, entertainment venues in Darlinghurst have been forced to shift their business models and operations. Here’s how. Darlinghurst Theatre Company (DTC) has implemented a series of Red Carpet Cabaret shows that have been a major success. Amylia Harris, the co-artistic director at the DTC provided insight into how the […]

Slide Lounge Presents: A Night At The Musicals

Oliver award-winner Le Gateau Chocolat and fabulous drag queen extraordinaire Jonny Woo are bringing their highly acclaimed cabaret to the ever-progressive Sydney drag scene. For two nights only, these talented queens will share an eclectic mix of musical favourites, laughter and glamorous mayhem. Woo talked to City Hub about the upcoming show at the Slide […]

The Lady From Shanghai

Nikki Nouveau presents her popular, sultry adaptation of Orson Welles’s 1947 classic The Lady From Shanghai. The production has a modern edge including an electric form of exhibitionism, while still heavily influenced by the original. “I really want the audience to be transported into the film theme. I’ve used elements like film projection, live footage […]

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 […]


Be transported to a world of decadence and debauchery at Slide’s latest production, Risquè Revue. Set in the heart of Paris, the aptly named show will bring audiences daringly close to indelicacy with its ultramodern neo-burlesque, aerial routines, erotic shadow play and sexy soundtrack. “Whereas burlesque is really about the strip, neo-burlesque is about the […]


We’ve been told that a woman’s place is in the kitchen - but maybe it’s because that’s where the knives are. Clare McCallum’s new one-woman cabaret Killer Cooks takes a look at some of history’s more bloodthirsty femme fatales. The ones that didn’t just want to kill people, they wanted to bathe in their blood […]


Audacious, bold and amusing are three words that might spring to mind when Nikki Nouveau’s Snow Fright and the Apple of Temptation rolls into town. “Snow Fright and the Apple of Temptation is a dark-burlesque cabaret of murderous rivalry and enchantment based upon the German folktale of Snow White popularised by the Brothers Grimm," explains Nouveau. […]


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 […]


Judy Garland came back from the dead to offer a hilarious rendition of the Spice Girls’ Spice Up Your Life - a sentence that doesn’t make sense unless you’ve experienced a fabulous Slide Lounge Covergirl show. The performers of this tribute to all things Spice are from wildly different walks of life, much like the […]