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Review: Under the Milky Way – The Great Australian Songbook

Review: Under the Milky Way – The Great Australian Songbook

Under the Milky Way | Downstairs at The Maj | Until 20 July | ★ ★ ★ ★ There’s a great joy is seeing Jones enthusiastically belt out a well known song on a piano, something we can sing-a-long to, clap our hands and stomp our feet. With this brand new show, Trevor Jones delivers exactly what […]

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Review | What the world needs now is more Cilla Black

Review | What the world needs now is more Cilla Black

You’re My World: The Cilla Black Story | Downstairs at the Maj | til Nov 3 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  You can’t help feeling a little smug when you’re holding tickets to a show that has the words “Sold Out” plastered on the entrance door poster. There are few places in Perth as deliciously intimate as […]

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All the Mothers: John O’Hara celebrates the matriarchs of queerness

All the Mothers: John O’Hara celebrates the matriarchs of queerness

Cabaret performer John O’Hara returns to Downstairs at The Maj for the world premiere of his new show Val: A Glittery Ode to Queer Men and Their Mums. While the show’s named after John’s own mother Val, it’s not so much about his Mum, but all of our Mums. “My Mum’s name is Val, but […]

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Review | Tel LA Novela

Review | Tel LA Novela

Tel LA Novela | Downstairs at the Maj | Until Feb 18 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ACE’S Cabaret keeps on delivering exceptional entertainment to Perth’s late night audiences throughout the Fringe Festival on the underground stage at ACE’S Cabaret Downstairs at His Majesty’s Theatre. Everything sounds better in Spanish and the occasional mock Aussie […]

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Come hear the music play at Trevor Jones’ Piano Bar

Come hear the music play at Trevor Jones’ Piano Bar

Piano Bar | Downstairs at the Maj | Ends Sat Jan 28th | ★ ★ ★ ★ Piano Bar is intimate at the same time as being a raucous experience with drinking games and the occasional expletive, in a late night venue where you will be entertained and allowed to relax with the occasional hands in the air and sing […]

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Desperately Young at Heart gets the shamrock seal of approval

Desperately Young at Heart gets the shamrock seal of approval

Desperately Young at Heart | Downstairs at the Maj | Jan 27 & 28 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½ Being from Ireland, and having gone to a Christian Brother’s School, I never thought I’d see an Irish nun in a shimmering red sequin dress doing cabaret. But I did. Last night. At the fabulously funny Desperately Young at Heart. […]

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Michael Griffiths Sings Annie Lennox

Michael Griffiths Sings Annie Lennox

Michael Griffiths is bringing his take on the music of Annie Lennox to Perth. Griffiths promises a fresh take on the work of the legendary solo artist and Eurythmics singer with no wigs, no accent or lavish costume. The singer has reinterpreted and found new meaning from this rich body of work to create a […]

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Cabaret Show Explores Jim Morrison’s Music

Cabaret Show Explores Jim Morrison’s Music

Luigi Lucente is delivering his cabaret show ‘Jim Morrison: Kaleidoscope’ Downstairs at The Maj this week as part of the Cabaret Soiree program. Featuring many of The Doors well known songs like ‘Break on Through (To the Other Side), ‘People Are Strange’, and ‘Riders on the Storm’ the show explores the work of Jim Morrison. […]

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Vincent Hooper Returns

Vincent Hooper returns home to Perth this month to perform Downstairs at the Maj in his solo show ‘Stolen Treasures’. The song and dance star has trodden the boards all the way from the Busselton Town Hall to the Sydney Opera House. Hooper describes the show as a cabaret performance filled with great anecdotes from […]

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