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Perth Cabaret Collective’s ‘Brassy Broads’ head Downstairs at the Maj

Perth Cabaret Collective’s ‘Brassy Broads’ head Downstairs at the Maj

A collection of Perth’s best jazz and cabaret performers are paying tribute to the legends of the genres with Brassy Broads. From the divine Perth Cabaret Collective, Brassy Broads stars drag diva and Priscilla Queen of the Desert – The Musical lead Cougar Morrison, the always sultry Mia Mattheissen and dynamic powerhouse Victoria Newton. The trio will celebrate the music of […]

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Review | Peter Cumins brings theatre’s Grand Dames to The Maj

Review | Peter Cumins brings theatre’s Grand Dames to The Maj

There Is Nothin’ Like A Dame | His Majesty’s Theatre | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Perth’s musical theatre alum both past and present mixed with family and friends, who warmly greeted Peter Cumins at his final show for Perth International Cabaret Festival on Friday night. He bounded to the stage on cue, dressed head to toe in […]

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Review | Paul Capsis delivers a masterclass in cabaret performance

Review | Paul Capsis delivers a masterclass in cabaret performance

Paul Capsis: Up Close and Personal | His Majesty’s Theatre | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  If anything, the Covid pandemic has shown us that we as people need and crave live entertainment like never before. Perth is the enviable position to have His Majesty’s Theatre, the only remaining working Edwardian theatre in Australia and the perfect venue […]

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Paul Capsis returns to The Maj for some healing cabaret magic

Paul Capsis returns to The Maj for some healing cabaret magic

Western Australians will get to see the amazing Paul Capsis perform when he heads west for the Perth International Cabaret Festival this June. The energetic performer has graced Perth audiences many times, but it’s been a few years since local audiences last got the chance to see him and he’s looking forward to being back […]

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Peter Cumins gets ready for ‘There is Nothin’ Like a Dame’

Peter Cumins gets ready for ‘There is Nothin’ Like a Dame’

For his new cabaret show There is Nothin’ Like a Dame Peter Cumins decided to focus on the amazing women of the world of musical theatre. Working out which stars of the stage to pay homage to though was a difficult task. “It was really difficult. I had to do this massive brainstorm, and as you […]

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On This Gay Day: The film ‘Cabaret’ was released in 1972

The musical film Cabaret opened in New York on this day in 1972 The musical Cabaret opened on this day in 1972 , it became an iconic moment in the careers of stars Liza Minelli, Joel Grey and Michael York. Set in Belin in 1931 during the Weimar Republic, the musical was written by duo John Kander […]

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Review | Carlotta shows her quick wit and strong opinions

Carlotta: The Party’s Over | His Majesty’s Theatre | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½   Carlotta has a blunt statement at the start of her show. She’s never subscribed to political correctness – and she’s not about to start now. As she approaches her 78th birthday Carlotta is playing a final round of shows before she hangs […]

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Review | ‘Kalyakoorl, Ngalak Warangka’ at Perth International Cabaret Fest

Review | ‘Kalyakoorl, Ngalak Warangka’ at Perth International Cabaret Fest

Kalyakoorl, Ngalak Warangka | His Majesty’s Theatre | ★ ★ ★ ★ Descending deep below His Majesty’s Theatre into a cavern of cabaret, Noongar singer Gina Williams and guitarist Guy Ghouse played to a packed lounge, an impressive feat considering that it’s a school night! Taking the eager audience on a journey where music transcends and language […]

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Perth’s new cabaret festival launches with an exciting program

Perth’s new cabaret festival launches with an exciting program

Cabaret star Michael Griffiths has eagerly been awaiting the launch of the Perth international Cabaret Festival, as the event’s inaugural Artistic Director he’s brought together some of Australia’s most acclaimed and respected performers for a season of outstanding entertainment. One of the downsides of the COVID-19 situation might be that many international entertainers can’t currently […]

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You’re invited to step into Bernie Dieter’s debauched den of iniquity

You’re invited to step into Bernie Dieter’s debauched den of iniquity

If you have ever been to Fringe World, it is likely you have come across Bernie Dieter and her swarm of kabarett beauties. Self-professed punks, freaks and weirdos who play with sound, movement, gender and song. Gender-defying aerial marvel Jarred Dewey, local drag sensation Scarlet Adams, Cirque du Soleil alum Reuben Dot Dot Dot, hula-hooping wunderkind […]

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