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Steven Oliver is ready for his homecoming with ‘Bigger & Blacker’

Steven Oliver is ready for his homecoming with ‘Bigger & Blacker’

Black Comedy star/writer, comedy icon and cabaret sensation Steven Oliver is heading west for the first ever Perth International Cabaret Festival this June. The self-styled Faboriginal is Bigger & Blacker in this autobiographical cabaret whirlwind, exploring his lived experience as a gay First Nations person in the public eye. Bigger & Blacker delves into stories from Steven’s […]

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Carlotta chats about her big send off in ‘The Party’s Over’

Carlotta chats about her big send off in ‘The Party’s Over’

Legendary cabaret performer Carlotta is part of the line up at the 2021 Perth International Cabaret Festival. After decades of entertaining audiences, Carlotta is getting ready to take off her heels and enjoy a quieter life. She chatted to Graeme Watson about The Party’s Over, the show she’s bringing to Perth as her final hurrah. The […]

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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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Perth International Cabaret Festival to debut in 2021

Perth International Cabaret Festival to debut in 2021

Perth International Cabaret Festival (PICF) is coming to wow audiences for the very first time in 2021. The exciting new addition to WA’s arts calendar announced the news today. “Cabaret honours the great tradition of storytelling, and more particularly, storytelling set to music,” the festival’s brief reads. “As an artform it is admired and performed […]

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