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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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Review | ‘Koorlangka Reimagined’ at Perth International Cabaret Festival

Review | ‘Koorlangka Reimagined’ at Perth International Cabaret Festival

Koorlangka Reimagined | His Majesty’s Theatre | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  Koorlangka Reimagined received a well deserved standing ovation on opening night of the Perth International Cabaret Festival. Singer, songwriter Gina Williams is the absolute star of the show. She has a wonderfully warm and cheerful and stage presence. She’s funny, cheeky and charming. She’s also […]

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Review | Michael Griffiths at the Perth International Cabaret Festival

Review | Michael Griffiths at the Perth International Cabaret Festival

Michael Griffiths | His Majesty’s Theatre | 20th July 2021 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Michael Griffiths is celebrating a decade of working in the world of cabaret, back in 2011 he pivoted from the world of musical theatre into the artform of songs and stories and he’s never looked back.  It’s an artform he’s certainly mastered, […]

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Joe Louis Robinson chats about cabaret show ‘Lucy & Judy’

Joe Louis Robinson chats about cabaret show ‘Lucy & Judy’

Musician Joe Louis Robinson sat down with Graeme Watson to chat about his upcoming cabaret show Lucy & Judy.  His collaboration with singer Lucy Robertson explores the life and music of the great Judy Garland. Talking to Graeme Watson he discusses everything from Lancashire Puddings to the works of Tori Amos, cabaret and the musical greats. […]

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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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