Review: Sex, Lies & Betrayal: Memoirs of a Hollywood Star (JTM Productions)

Review of May 9 performance by Elise Lawrence. Written and directed by Margaret Fisk, Sex, Lies & Betrayal: Memoirs of a Hollywood Star was a glamourous and salacious one-woman cabaret based on the true stories of a 1940’s Hollywood legend (although, the jury is still out on exactly who that is). Beautifully coiffed and with a drink... Continue Reading →

What’s On: MELT Festival of Queer Arts and Culture

Brisbane Powerhouse MELT Festival Beauty Pageant, Friday, June 28, 2019. Picture: Renae Droop/RDW Photography. MELT: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture 20–30 May 2021 Brisbane Powerhouse, New Farm From solidarity through storytelling to confetti-covered cabaret, MELT: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture has torn the wrapping off a spectacular program of events and performances for... Continue Reading →

Review: Cabaret de Paris (Boyd Productions Pty Ltd)

Warmly hosted by the charismatic and multi-talented Marissa Burgess, longest-serving performer of the Moulin Rouge, Cabaret de Paris was an exciting and delighting Parisian-themed revue frothing with feathers and sequins, featuring dazzling costuming, intriguing illusions, and high-energy dancing. The dancing in this 90-minute production was, frankly, of a higher calibre than the Moulin Rouge dancers when... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Brisbanality (The Dustbin Hoffmans)

  You never know your luck in a medium-sized city! Tripod meets Tenacious D meets pub rock in the 5-piece Dustbin Hoffmans, and their show Brisbanality is part rock, part cabaret, all brilliant Brisbane. Performed in the heritage-listed, renovated substation at Woolloongabba, Brisbanality combined storytelling, music, and pieces of Brisbane history. The band played against... Continue Reading →

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