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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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Perth International Cabaret Festival receives huge boost with RISE funding

Perth International Cabaret Festival receives huge boost with RISE funding

Perth International Cabaret Festival (PICF) is celebrating the news that they have been successful in their application for the Federal Government’s Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund. The RISE Fund was designed to help reinvigorate the Australian arts sector, which is still dealing with the effects of COVID-19. PICF is one of 61 […]

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Michael Griffiths signs on as AD of Perth International Cabaret Festival

Michael Griffiths signs on as AD of Perth International Cabaret Festival

Much loved performer Michael Griffiths has signed on to be the founding Artistic Director of the newly launch Perth International Cabaret Festival. A graduate of the Music Theatre degree at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) and winner of multiple awards including a Helpmann Award for Best Cabaret Performer in 2016, Griffiths commences […]

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Review | Michael Griffiths’ Kylie cabaret was love at first sight

Review | Michael Griffiths’ Kylie cabaret was love at first sight

Michael Griffiths: Songs By Kylie | De Parel | til 4th Feb | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  I loved everything about this show. From the very beginning, as Michael entered the stage throwing glitter over himself, to the very end when the entire audience got up to dance without hesitation, this show is pure entertainment. He calls […]

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Michael Griffiths and Amelia Ryan celebrate Livvy and Pete

Michael Griffiths has been a much loved Fringe performer and over the years he brought a series of shows to Perth that have celebrated artists including Madonna, Annie Lennox, and all those ‘80s hits we loved back in high school. This year he’s teamed up with Amelia Ryan to shine a spotlight on the careers […]

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Review: Michael’s Griffiths’ Adolecent

Review: Michael’s Griffiths’ Adolecent

Michael Grifiths – Adolescent | Urban Orchard | Until Feb 2 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Unlike his previous shows where he focused on the lives of Madonna and Annie Lennox, this time Michael Griffiths is talking about his own life. Sitting comfortably behind his keyboard he plays songs that were at the centre of his teenage years and […]

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Review: Sweet Dreams: Songs by Annie Lennox

Review: Sweet Dreams: Songs by Annie Lennox

Sweet Dreams: The songs of Annie Lennox | Fri Feb 5 | The Boardwalk, Mandurah |   ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Michael Griffiths’ show about Annie Lennox follows on from his similarly successful show focused on Madonna. Griffiths plays the songs of Annie Lennox and talks about her life and some of the stories behind the tunes, […]

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Michael Griffiths’ never ending adolescence

Popular cabaret performer Michael Griffiths is back in town this weekend with his new show ‘Adolescent’. Griffiths new show was inspired by his 40th birthday when he realised he wasn’t ready to stop being an adolescent yet. In the show Griffiths talks about falling in love, having an identity crisis when he discovered he wasn’t […]

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It’s Alright! ‘Sweet Dreams’ is Coming Back

It’s Alright! ‘Sweet Dreams’ is Coming Back

Michael Griffiths’ ‘Sweet Dreams: The Songs of Annie Lennox’ was so popular when it was in town last year, the show was quickly sold out. Luckily for everyone who couldn’t get a ticket, the acclaimed cabaret show is back for Fringe World. OUTinPerth caught up with Michael ahead of his trip to Perth. What was […]

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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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