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‘THIS FESTIVAL FAR AND AWAY EXCEEDS ANYTHING I HAVE EVER SEEN IN LONDON OR NEW YORK’ WHAT’S ON STAGE, LONDON

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Artists from as far afield as New York, London, Paris and Berlin and from as close to home as Mt Gambier, Anangu Pitjantjatjara Lands and the Riverland all converge on the Adelaide Festival Centre to celebrate the artfulness and artlessness of being human. The 16 nights celebration has over 450 artists giving 180 performances of some 68 different shows, with eleven new events exclusive to the Adelaide Cabaret Festival. We continue our program series of previous years with Sit Down Satire, Cabaret Crème, Enchanté Cabaret, Classic Cabaret, Deutsche Discourse, Contemporary Cabaret, New York Series V, The Salon Series, Nearly Ready!, Masterclasses, Exhibitions and Talks. We have two new Series, In their Own Words featuring songwriters performing their own material and Entrée Cabaret, a free program of talented South Australian performers in Lyrics Lounge. From New York, we have Tony DeSare and Maude Maggart; from France, Isabelle Georges and Frédérik Steenbrink; from Germany, Eva Meier; from London, the multi-talented Jeremy Sams; all on their first visits to Australia. We welcome Issa from Canada as well as old friends with new shows – Caroline Nin and Christopher Green.

We will kick off some Festival commissions: Licence to Thrill – The Scores of James Bond hosted by Alan Brough, Variété – A Homage to the Spiegeltent in partnership with the Spiegel Maestro David Bates and The Feast of Argentina Gina Catalina where chef Fofi Christou provides a gastronomical response to the wild tales of Moira Finucane’s character. Our favourite special ticket offer Bring a Friend Free on Wednesdays thanks to Minter Ellison continues. The Kool Kat Festival Club returns and you can dance the night away with free entry if you have purchased a ticket to a show that night. I would like to thank all the performers, staff, technicians, sponsors, partners, friends, family and interested souls who come together to make this amazing catmosphere! So scratch that seven-year itch… and join us in seventh heaven at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival!

Julia Holt Festival Director

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“…this specialised festival is at once more contained, intimate and inclusive… it reaches the parts – and most particularly your heart and soul – that other art forms often fail to.” What’s On Stage, UK VVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVV

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Douglas Gautier

Premier of South Australia Minister for the Arts

CEO and Artistic Director Adelaide Festival Centre

Now in its seventh year, our Adelaide Cabaret Festival has rightly earned world-wide acclaim for its unique atmosphere and adventurous programming. It’s a chance for Adelaide to showcase the very best Australian artists alongside the finest international talent in this genre. There’s plenty to entice you in this year’s program – whether you’re looking for an uplifting spectacle; some biting political satire; a taste of Europe or North America; an intimate evening with an artist; an insight into a new work, or a night of laughs. Audiences flock to the Festival Centre for this stellar event, knowing that the joint will be jumping. I encourage you to dive into the program and book soon for a range of performances. For two weeks in June, life really is a cabaret in Adelaide! So, “start celebrating. Life is where your table’s waiting”.

I am delighted to welcome you to the 2007 Adelaide Cabaret Festival. The Adelaide Festival Centre is proud to present this magnificent event. Now in its seventh year, the Adelaide Cabaret Festival has won a place in people’s hearts everywhere for rejuvenating this intimate and engaging art form. I would like to take this opportunity to personally thank all the staff of the Adelaide Festival Centre who have made a very real and valuable contribution to bringing this festival to life over the last seven years. During this seventh annual Adelaide Cabaret Festival, we will present the finest local talent as well as top-quality performers from around the country and the globe, and they are keen to share their stories with you. Over the sixteen nights, I encourage you to come out and see the wonderful range of performances featured in this program, and also find out more about everything else the Festival Centre has on offer during 2007 – there’s never been a more exciting time in the Festival Centre’s 33-year history. I’ll see you in a crowded foyer soon!

Frank Ford AM

The annual Adelaide Cabaret Festival is a blaze of creativity that lights up our State bringing it into world focus, by mounting the best and biggest cabaret festival in the world. Presentation of the myriad forms of cabaret stimulates artistic inventiveness by opening up the mind of the artist to future possibilities. The cabaret artist seeks that personal relationship between performer and audience, an intimacy that invites you to look into the soul of the artist and by reflection, look into your own soul. Cabaret lets us feel the essence of live performance and the joy which comes with this experience. The cabaret artist through outrageous satire, personal stories or soul searching song can touch our humanity and celebrate being alive to one self and to the world around us. The Adelaide Cabaret Festival invigorates the traditional role of the artist to hold up the mirror to life, showing us who we are and what we might become, within a festival experience that is simply such great fun. Enjoy! I would like to thank my fellow Adelaide Cabaret Festival Committee members – Nicky Downer AM, Simon Burke, Trudy McGowan, Bill Stephens, Joanne Staugas and Amanda Ward – for their valuable contribution to this world-class event.


The art of Cabaret has been documented way back to 15th century France. The word in French means “small room” or “wine cellar”. Most cultures have an oral tradition of cabaret, storytelling with songs. Cabaret is an extraordinary form of human communication evoking all our senses and challenging and informing our thoughts about ourselves and the world around us. The cabaret artist talks and sings directly to the audience. Cabaret can be avant-garde, as well as entertaining. It can make you cry and laugh at the same time. It can be a critically reflective mirror of topical events, morals, politics, personal and cultural issues, walking the tightrope between drama theatre and the variety show. Always a flexible medium, cabaret has shifted with the times without ever losing its rebellious wit or innovative nature. It’s a playroom of emotions for adults. VVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVV

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ABC Radio National Music Show 4 Andy Seymour – The Gospel According to Elvis 16 ASO Plays Cabaret – The Music of Nat King Cole and Frank Sinatra 19 Auriel Andrew 18 Bob Downe – Live and Swingin’ 27 Bruce Petty Exhibition 31 Burlesque Hour – Bravissima! 8 Caroline Nin – Hymne à Piaf 15 Caroline Nin – Marlene 15 Chris Wilson Plays Live at the Continental 17 Christopher Green – My Life as Someone Else 7 Dave Graney – Point Blank 9 David Young – The Beauty Spot 29 Eddie Perfect – Shane Warne: The Musical 29 Entrée Cabaret 30 Eva Meier – Love, Loss & Laughter 24 Exhibition & Talks 31 Free Events 30 – 31 Gyan & Leunig – Billy the Rabbit 4 Heather Frahn 30 High Tea with Ida Barr 7 In Conversation With… 31 Isabelle Georges & Frédérik Steenbrink – I Wish You Love 2 Isabelle Georges & Frédérik Steenbrink – Une Étoile et Moi – à Judy Garland (Judy & Me) 2 Issa (Formerly Jane Siberry) 9 Janet Seidel – Delovely 10 Janet Seidel – We Get Requests 10 Jeanette Wormald – Songs of the Inland 12 Jeremy Sams 23 John Baker Trio 30 Jude Elliot 30 Julie Anthony & Simon Gallaher – Together At Last 10 Kim Spargo – Eva: The Music of Eva Cassidy’s World 12 Kool Kat Festival Club 28 Libby O’Donovan – The Meredith Croxley Project 18 Licence to Thrill: The Scores of James Bond 25 Lil’ Fi & Margret RoadKnight – Tribute to the Blues Mamas 22 Lisette & Her Faux Manouches – L’Amour or Less 23 Luke Ashby 30 Madam Pat Thompson and The Rag Tag Jazz Band 24 Mantalk: Neil Thomas & David Wells 18 Masterclasses – Michael Feinstein, Jeremy Sams, Philip Quast 3, 20, 23 Maude Maggart 13 Meow Meow – Beyond Glamour: The Remix 5 Michael Feinstein 3 Mick Harvey 5 Mikelangelo – The Nightingale of the Adriatic 14 Moira Finucane & Fofi Christou – The Feast of Argentina Gina Catalina 8 Ngapartji Ngapartji 21 Paul Capsis – Capsis Through the Red Door 13 Paul Grabowsky Quintet – Tales of Time and Space 17 Performing Arts Collection – From Saints to the West End 31 Peter Brocklehurst 26 Phil Scott – My Long Awaited Comeback 27 Philip Quast 20, 23 Ruth Rogers-Wright – A Tribute to the Music of Dr Nina Simone 26 Sing Your Own Musical 30 The Sista She Show 22 The Soubrettes 12 Soursob Bob 30 Tamarama Rock Surfers – A Porthole into the Minds of the Vanquished 23 Tina C – Sorry Seems to be the Hardest Word 6 Tony DeSare 11 Variété – A Homage to the Spiegeltent 14 Vaudeville X 22 Women with Standards 16


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ISABELLE GEORGES AND ‘ ‘ FREDERIK STEENBRINK

Frédérik Steenbrink

She’s French, he’s Dutch, she sings, he plays the piano, she dances, he acts, she acts, he sings… The talented and charming Isabelle Georges and Frédérik Steenbrink are rising stars of the European music theatre and cabaret scene, with an already impressive list of production credits and recordings. On their very first visit to Australia they bring with them their hit of the Edinburgh Fringe as well as a brand new show. VVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVV

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Une Étoile et Moi... à Judy Garland (JUDY AND ME) Judy and Me is Isabelle’s personal tribute to the woman who inspired her to become a performer – Judy Garland. Not quite a pure imitation, nor a complete biography, this is an insightful and entertaining journey through the ups and downs of a fascinating life told through some of the most beautiful songs ever written, including Somewhere Over the Rainbow, The Man That Got Away and You Made Me Love You.

DATE 13 – 16, 20 & 21 June TIME 13 – 16 June @ 7.15pm 20 & 21 June @ 9pm 1hr 15mins

VENUE Banquet Room

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“Georges has the pipes to do Garland justice.” TIME OUT, LONDON VVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVV

I Wish You Love I Wish You Love takes its inspiration from experiences of diversity, love, temptation and a world of differences in taste, style, culture and background. Isabelle and Frédérik’s performance will include some of the most exquisite work of Brel, Gainsbourg, Sondheim and an unpublished song written for Isabelle by Maury Yeston. I Wish You Love is about embracing the extraordinary and, above all, finding warmth and tenderness through music in an ever-changing world.

DATE 22 & 23 June TIME 7.15pm 1hr 10mins

VENUE Banquet Room PRICE $40 Conc $36

“Steenbrink’s piano playing is warm and his voice delicious.” TIME OUT, LONDON

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Michael Feinstein

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Michael Feinstein, one of the premier interpreters of American popular song, has been a household name since the success of his 1988 one-man Broadway show, Isn’t It Romantic. He performs all over the world, in major concert halls, jazz clubs and at his own Manhattan nightclub, Feinstein’s at the Regency. He is internationally recognised for his commitment to the American popular song, both celebrating its art and breathing life into the lost songs USA of the great American composers.

“HE IS AN ENTERTAINER, AND A GRAND ONE AT THAT.” VARIETY

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MICHAEL

SINGS GERSHWIN The four-time Grammy Award nominee will be joined for one night only by the Adelaide Art Orchestra Big Band to perform his favourite songs by George Gershwin. Having worked as Ira Gershwin’s assistant for several years in his early career, Michael Feinstein is widely recognised as one of the foremost experts and interpreters of George Gershwin’s music DATE and brings a unique 23 June perspective through his TIME own musical genius. 8pm 1hr 30mins A night to remember. VENUE Festival Theatre

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MASTERCLASS Michael Feinstein will hold his only Australian Masterclass. DATE 23 June TIME 1pm

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VENUE The Space PRICE $15

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GYAN & LEUNIG

BILLY THE RABBIT

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Aria Award winning singer/ songwriter Gyan will sing her beautiful and ethereal interpretations of Michael Leunig’s poems from their CD/book Billy the Rabbit. One of Australia’s most beloved artists, Leunig will draw and paint on stage, adding his own insightful and witty commentary as the imagery is projected onto a large screen. Poignant and uplifting, Gyan and Leunig’s performance is full of the characteristic humour and gentle observations that make Leunig such a loved artist. You will delight in every note and DATE stroke of the pen. 10 June Gyan & Leunig will be accompanied by TIME a sensational 5-piece band including 6pm 1hr 30mins members from The Cruel Sea, McKenzies VENUE Theory and Dha. Dunstan Playhouse This magical journey blends music, PRICE poetry, art and philosophy through the $40 Conc $36 unique partnership of a gentle genius Child $20 and a gifted musician.

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ABC RADIO NATIONAL – THE MUSIC SHOW

FROM THE ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of one of your favourite radio shows being broadcast live when Radio National’s The Music Show comes to the Adelaide Cabaret Festival. Join host Andrew Ford for an entertaining evening of interviews and live performances by the stars of the Adelaide Cabaret Festival. This two-hour spectacle will be a rare, live-to-air adventure for The Music Show gang. For further information about ABC Radio National and how to tune in, visit www.abc.net.au/rn

DATE 16 June TIME 8pm 2hrs VENUE Dunstan Playhouse PRICE $10 reservation charge

Andrew Ford

BROADCAST LIVE


MICK HARVEY Mick Harvey is co-founder and driving force of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. Over the last 20 years, this exceptional multi-instrumentalist, producer and composer has also carved out an intriguing solo career. Mick has composed the scores for films including Chopper, Australian Rules (ARIA’s Best Original Soundtrack Album) and Suburban Mayhem (AFI’s Best Original Music Score). DATE He famously released two CDs of 22 & 23 June Serge Gainsbourg songs in English during the 90s. TIME 7pm Harvey, having just returned from an 1hr 20mins extensive tour of Europe, will perform material from his 2005 album One VENUE Man’s Treasure as well as his new The Space release Two of Diamonds. He will be PRICE joined by regular double bassist Rosie $40 Conc $36 Westbrook and special guests for a unique evening.

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“SHE HAS THE AUDIENCE HANGING ON HER EVERY MOVE.”

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MEOW MEOW BEYOND GLAMOUR: THE REMIX She’s prowled, preened, stunned and screamed from Paris to Berlin, Vegas to Shanghai and now she’s back in Adelaide. International singing sensation, seductress (and masterful comedienne): Meow Meow descends once again with obsessional love songs, minor multi-media, tired old tricks and gorgeous suicide ditties. The darling of the dungeons of the euro jet-set brings us a quixotic cocktail of kamikaze kabaret, performance art exotica, opera ‘brut’ and karaoke splendour… Piazzolla, Brecht and Dolly Parton all rolled into one. Meow Meow surrenders to the business we call ‘show’ with a dexterity and desperation that is way beyond pure glamour.

“A DECONSTRUCTIVE TOUR DE FORCE THAT TURNS CABARET INSIDE OUT.” PREVIEW MAGAZINE

DATE 20 – 23 June TIME 9pm 1hr 15mins

VENUE The Space PRICE $36 Conc $32

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CHRISTOPHER GREEN

After wowing audiences at the 2006 Adelaide Cabaret Festival in Manifesto, highly acclaimed character actor and comedy writer Christopher Green is back to inspire us all over again with two new world premieres. In addition to being one of the primary cabaret artists in the UK, Chris’ work spans comedy, theatre and live art. Recent commissions include projects for BBC Radio and TV, the West End stage, Tates Britain & Modern, and the V&A. He is committed to exploring big issues through the Trojan Horse of lighthearted, seemingly flippant entertainment.

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TINA C

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WITH SPECIAL GUEST AURIEL ANDREW SORRY SEEMS TO BE THE HARDEST WORD With the legs of a supermodel and a brain to match, superstar Nashville diva Tina C returns to Adelaide with one thing on her mind – Reconciliation between the Indigenous and Non-Indigenous people of Australia through the healing power of music. Not just any music... Australian Country Music. Through the warm story-telling and celebration of human spirit that is so integral to country music, and with the razor-sharp wit that she is hoping will carry her to the White House in 2008, Tina C will use Australian Country Music to guide you through a minefield of issues into a world of better understanding where everyone harmonises on I’m a Little Bit Country, I’m A little Bit Aboriginal. With special guest, Auriel Andrew, a legend of the Australian country music scene and the first indigenous Australian woman to appear regularly on Australian live TV, Tina C invites you to leave your prejudices at the door, tune in to your inner Tamworth and join with her in singing You Built a Rabbit-Proof Fence Around Your Heart. DATE 13 – 16 June TIME 9.15pm

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“Rousingly political, yet achingly funny, impeccably attuned to the nuances of her powerful subject matter and a damn fine C&W singer. We were in tears and a little bit in love with her, too.” THE AGE


Christopher Green

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MY LIFE AS SOMEONE ELSE Christopher Green strips away the masks of Tina C and Ida Barr to perform a collection of his favourite songs by artists who have found a way of creating a glimmer of quiet sense amidst the cacophony of life. Linked with Chris’ own brand of darkly comic wit, the characters in each song come at life from a bewildering range of angles; all looking at joy, regret, growing up and the bravery of attempting to really be yourself. With the aid of such luminaries of the modern lyric as Bob Dylan, Paul Kelly and Kate Bush, the man described by Bjorn and Benny from ABBA as “funny & intelligent”, doesn’t aim to provide answers about how to live but might formulate some half-decent questions.

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VENUE Artspace PRICE $28 Conc $25

“My one regret in life is that I am not someone else.”

WOODY ALLEN

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HIGH TEA WITH IDA BARR Forget Gangsta rap and welcome grandma rap. Join veteran music hall pensioner Ida Barr as she wields rhymes that are legend amongst lovers of urban beats and Earl Grey. Have a cup of tea while you get down to Ida’s stanzas on topics that matter – her home help, flu injections and the fall she had doing the Hokey Pokey last DATE Diwali. 10 June TIME 4.30pm 1 hr

VENUE Lyrics Lounge FREE

“Christopher Green’s creation is a more than worthy successor to Dame Edna Everage.” THE AGE

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THE BURLESQUE HOUR

BRAVISSIMA! They’re back! The smash hit sell-out success of 2006 returns to give you more! Performance art divas Moira Finucane, Yumi Umiumare and Azaria Universe shake, stir and shock our sensibilities with their infamous raucous and risqué acts to an electric, eclectic soundtrack. Bravissima! – a bravura return to everything you’ve gasped at, with brand new acts and luminous guests to leave you delighted and disturbed. Hijacking burlesque and exploding expectations from Tokyo to London, Stockholm to the Sydney Opera House, it’s Bravissima! Part striptease, part cartoon strip; vaudeville and carnival; showgirl and showstopper; boho and butoh; music hall, monologue and DATE mime… your table awaits. 13 – 16 June

TIME 13 – 16 June @ 9.15pm 14 June also @ 7pm 1hr 30mins [inc. interval] PHOTO: Heidrun Lohr

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THE FEAST OF

A sumptuous journey for the palate and senses, The Feast of Argentina Gina Catalina brings together Moira Finucane’s outrageous adventuress and diva Argentina – acclaimed throughout the world for her feats of daring, sensuality and fervour – with chef and food artist Fofi Christou, whose travels in 14 countries have inspired her passion for food. For the very first time, Argentina’s tales, each set in a season, each a tumultuous adventure of love, loss, passion and vengeance, will inspire a feast of flavours and sensations, prepared before your very eyes. Extraordinary morsels to be eaten, wine to be drunk, and tales to be told. Enjoy!

“A volcanic stage presence, and each scene is an individual marvel – often arousing to the point of distraction – and genuinely funny at the same time.” THE AGE (Created by Finucane & Smith, directed by Jackie Smith)

DATE 9 & 10 June TIME 4.30pm

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ISSA (FORMERLY JANE SIBERRY)

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More than twenty years after her first musical release, Canadian songstress Issa (Jane Siberry) has become renowned both for her hauntingly beautiful music and for her compelling performances. With eleven major recordings, three books of poetry, her own independent label and the acclaim of her peers and fans alike, Issa continues to redefine herself as one of Canada’s most creative singer-songwriters. Her lyrical, thought-provoking songs have appeared in films and television; her now classic Calling All Angels duet with k.d. lang appeared in Wim Wenders’ Until the End of the World , and more recently her work was heard on the soundtrack for TV’s Six Feet Under. Issa has recorded with Bryan Ferry, k.d. lang, Indigo Girls and Peter Gabriel and is exclusive to the 2007 Adelaide Cabaret Festival.

DATE 15 – 17 June TIME 15 & 16 June @ 7.15pm 17 June @ 5.30pm 1hr 15mins

VENUE The Space PRICE $40 Conc $36

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“JANE SIBERRY’S VOICE RANKS AMONG THE MOST BEAUTIFUL SOUNDS ON THE PLANET.” DALLAS MORNING NEWS

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The Twenty minute egg of hard-boiled songwriters.

DAVE GRANEY POINT BLANK Unplugged. And keepin’ it unreal. Mt Gambier’s über-hip enigma returns to Adelaide in his stripped-back show. Dave will play to just 60 people. No microphone, no PA, no amplifiers. Just the lyrics and the drama. Joined by Mark Fitzgibbon on the piano, and Clare Moore on vibes, Dave performs songs from a life in rock ‘n’ roll’s sideshow alley.

DATE 13 – 16 June TIME 9.15pm 1hr 10mins

VENUE JB Room PRICE $36 Conc $32

“I GOT RID OF MY GUITAR AND GOT MY MOJO BACK.” DAVE GRANEY PHOTO: Tony Mahony

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TWO LEGENDS OF AUSTRALIAN MUSIC JOIN FORCES FOR AN UNFORGETTABLE PERFORMANCE.

JULIE ANTHONY & SIMON GALLAHER TOGETHER AT LAST Julie Anthony and Simon Gallaher are two of Australia’s most popular singing stars. Their engaging stage presence, marvellous vocal blend and passion for superb music and lyrics, will make this an unforgettable Festival Theatre concert. Over 20 years have passed since Julie and Simon sang their first duet together. During that time they have remained the best of friends and they have come together at last for this national tour. They perform some of their favourite solos and duets from the classics through to contemporary numbers and hit songs from the musicals of Richard Rodgers and Andrew Lloyd Webber.

DATE 10 June TIME 2pm 1hr 15mins

VENUE Festival Theatre PRICE $30

Janet Seidel JANET SEIDEL

One show only for a special Morning Melodies performance.

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Janet Seidel grew up in South Australia, lives in Sydney and plays to the world. With 14 CDs to her credit, she is revered as a singer and piano player by cabaret aficionados the world over, drawing capacity audiences from Tokyo to Edinburgh. Throughout her career, she’s worked with some of Australia’s greatest jazz musicians, including her current band: Janet’s brother, David, on double bass and Chuck Morgan on guitar. Together, this swinging trio is playing two quite different but equally compelling shows.

DELOVELY: THE SONGS OF COLE PORTER Janet takes us on a uniquely personal and very sophisticated journey through the songbook of America’s greatest lyricist and composer, Cole Porter. Accompanied by David Seidel on bass and Chuck Morgan on guitar, Janet infuses her understanding and humour into well-loved songs such as Begin the Beguine and Anything Goes. Lady, we think You’re the Top!

DATE 8 & 9 June TIME 6.45pm

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VENUE Banquet Room PRICE $40 Conc $36

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WE GET REQUESTS To celebrate the launch of the We Get Requests CD, recorded at the 2003 Adelaide Cabaret Festival, Janet, David and Chuck are back with this collection of well-loved and romantic popular songs and jazz standards. The second half of the show is different every time, because you have the opportunity to make your own request for the trio to perform. Ask for your favourite song… and you’ll be asking for more at the end.

“...with a warmth and wit that can’t be learnt, this is one swingin’ lady.” SUN HERALD

DATE 10 June TIME 2pm 1hr 50mins [inc. interval]

VENUE Banquet Room PRICE $40 Conc $36


“DESARE IS THE REAL DEAL.” NEW YORK POST

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Tony DeSare has become one of New York’s hottest new young singer/pianists.

Tony DeSare

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TONY DESARE

He’s got movie-star charisma. He’s young. He’s hot. When Tony DeSare moved to New York in 1999, he was snapped up to star in the smash musical, Our Sinatra, earning praise from Variety for his “dapper charm”. In February this year, his latest CD, Last First Kiss, reached # 5 on the Billboard Jazz Charts, ahead of Michael Bublé. Tony is one of a new breed of singer/songwriter/ piano players keeping classic American music alive. Not only does he perform the standards from the Great American Songbook, he swings seamlessly into an effortless cool cover of Prince’s Kiss or a Tom Waits tune, and then floors you with one of his latest compositions. Joined onstage by a big band, Tony will wield his dapper charm and blow you away.

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DATE 13 – 15 June TIME 7.30pm 1hr 15mins

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“Jeanette Wormald on stage has the unique ability to make you feel she is opening her heart and... talking to you alone.” COUNTRY FM

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JEANETTE WORMALD

DATE 15 & 16 June

SONGS OF THE INLAND Jeanette Wormald is a South Australian farmer from Loxton, an environmentalist and ambassador for regional Australia, women and Indigenous communities. All of which she sings about in songs shaped by the land. Armed with a swag of stories and her bell-clear voice, Jeanette connects with audiences of all ages, whether they be country or folk music fans. With her first crop of hits already played throughout Europe and the US and a Golden Guitar nomination in Tamworth this year, Jeanette is a Twenty First century woman of the bush.

TIME 15 June @ 7.30pm 16 June @ 5.30pm 1hr 15mins

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KIM SPARGO AND THE COLLECTED MUSICIANS EVA – THE MUSIC OF EVA CASSIDY’S WORLD In death, the shy, insecure Eva Cassidy gained the adulation and fame that she never sought in life. Blessed with a voice that made grown men weep, Eva was a landscaper in Washington D.C. who just sang as a hobby. Few knew of her or her extraordinary gifts until after she died from cancer in 1996. Since then, the album of demos she recorded, Songbird, has sold 4 million copies worldwide and her rendition of Sting’s Fields of Gold became a number-one hit in the UK. In this special tribute, South Australian Kim Spargo gives an inspired performance as she sings Eva’s eclectic mix of jazz, folk, blues, rock and gospel backed by a five-piece band of talented Adelaide musicians.

DATE 22 & 23 June TIME 22 June @ 7.30pm 23 June @ 6pm 1hr 15mins

VENUE Piano Bar PRICE $28 Conc $25

“A friend of Eva’s sent me the recording after her death... I heard this voice and it was so beautiful, so pure. Even though it’s a sad, tragic story, it has kind of a poetry about it.” STING VVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVV

THE SOUBRETTES In the tradition of comic opera, the soubrette is a pert, young chambermaid who is flirtatious, mischievous and gossipy. Tania Kyriakou and Alice Carter’s sweet voices angelically deliver risqué songs with delicious incongruity. Backed by William Poskitt on piano, they flirt dangerously with the boundaries of taste and genre, launching headlong into original skits and songs that lampoon and satirise current fashions and issues. We welcome The Soubrettes after sell-out shows in Australia, New Zealand and the UK, and innumerable awards.

DATE 8 – 10 June TIME 8 & 9 June @ 9.15pm 10 June @ 7pm 1hr

VENUE Artspace PRICE $28 Conc $25

“ ...these women belt out songs that are liberally covered with a sweet-and-sour sarcastic sauce. Each and every phrase is golden.” THE AGE

PHOTO: Italo Valdaro

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PAUL CAPSIS CAPSIS THROUGH THE RED DOOR Singer, actor and star of stage and screen, Paul Capsis belts out a mixture of blues, soul, rock and pop classics showcasing a voice that sounds like an “Act of God”. Backed by a superb band headed by Alister Spence on piano, Paul not only has an uncanny talent for channeling divas such as Janis Joplin and Mahalia Jackson, but he can also shift the mood with his interpretation of modern classics by Paul Kelly, Lou Reed and Kate Bush. He’s won a Green Room Award for Best Cabaret Artiste and two Helpmann Awards. Australia’s most loved cabaret artist returns.

DATE 13 – 16 June TIME 9pm 1hr 5mins

VENUE Festival Theatre Stage PRICE $40 Conc $36

“Whether swooning with soul or belting it out like a bruise, Capsis’ turbo-powered voice makes each tune his own.” SUNDAY TELEGRAPH

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MAUDE MAGGART DATE 20 – 22 June TIME 7pm 1hr 15mins

VENUE Festival Theatre Stage PRICE $40 Conc $36

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australian PREMIERE AND EXCLUSIVE

Maude Maggart is on an express ride to cabaret super-stardom as inevitable as it is amazing. This sultry, young chanteuse is the scion of a show-biz family: her lovestruck grandparents were musicians in the 1930s; her parents wooed each other whilst working on Broadway, performing in Applause; and her younger sister is pop singer/songwriter, Fiona Apple. Already, she’s sold out an extended engagement at the revered Algonquin Hotel and won a Tony for Special Achievement in a Cabaret as well as acted in a new film by Robert Downey Junior. In this intimate and intense show, Maude explores the rich legacy of the Great American Songbook from Duke Ellington to Irving Berlin.

“It is Maggart’s gorgeous voice that has made her the darling of the cabaret world... and the future of cabaret.” TIME OUT, NEW YORK

PHOTO: Monique Carboni

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“Mikelangelo weaves a seductive spell around the audience.” THE LIST, UK

MIKELANGELO

DATE 13 & 14 June

THE NIGHTINGALE OF THE ADRIATIC ‘The Nightingale of the Adriatic’, ‘The Bull of the Balkans’ – these are just two of the nomenclatures that proceed Mikelangelo, the internationally acclaimed and immaculately dressed front man of Mikelangelo and the Black Sea Gentlemen. Dripping and oozing pure animal charm, Mikelangelo is a rare creation of theatrical and cabaret excess. His exclusive solo appearance will warm your cockles and sublimely serenade your soul.

TIME 7.30pm 1hr 15mins

VENUE Piano Bar PRICE $28 Conc $25

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` ` VARIETE AN HOMAGE TO THE SPIEGELTENT

ENTER A WORLD WHERE FORTUNES MAY BE TOLD, DREAMS MAY UNFOLD AND CHARMING MEMORIES PERMEATE YOUR SENSES.

The Adelaide Cabaret Festival and The Famous Spiegeltent join hands to celebrate a centenary of “travelling Kabarett salons”, the Belgian mirror tents. Variété will be a sensational showcase of performers from the Festival performing with special guests from The Famous Spiegeltent, to provide a thrilling start to the festivities. Hosted by the irrepressible Mikelangelo from the Black Sea Gentlemen and backed by high-energy musicians, be prepared for an astonishing evening of New Variety mixed with old-time glamour. Part circus, part side show, part smoky nightclub of the 30s, this is a 21st century salute to what is the very essence of the special Spiegel magic.

DATE 8 & 9 June TIME Friday 8 @ 7pm Saturday 9 @ 7 & 9pm 1hr 10mins

VENUE The Space PRICE $36 Conc $32

Check out the full line up on our website www.adelaidecabaretfestival.com

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Caroline Nin

CAROLINE NIN

The darling, femme fatale and sultry hit of the Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2002 and 2003, acclaimed jazz and cabaret singer Caroline Nin returns with a beloved hit and a brand new show. Her jazz-inflected, velvety voice is sensual and caressing, and will wrap itself around you drawing you into the seedy world of film noir, chanson and Berlin Kabarett.

FRANCE

“CAROLINE NIN SUPPLIES A SHOT OF PURE CABARET DIRECTLY TO YOUR BLOODSTREAM.” THE AGE

` PIAF HYMNE A Fans of Edith Piaf know there is more to ‘the little sparrow’ than Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien. Parisian cabaret performer Caroline Nin gives you a chance to hear more of Piaf’s much loved oeuvre, newly minted. Caroline’s frank, tender and bi-lingual tribute to France’s most famous chanteuse is a spine-tingling and moving revelation as she uses her eloquent, chiselled features, attentive diction and spirited singing to breathe new life into familiar anthems.

DATE 13 – 16 June TIME 7pm 1hr 10mins

VENUE Festival Theatre Stage PRICE $40 Conc $36

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MARLENE Gorgeous. The epitome of style and European sophistication. Internationally renowned. Caroline Nin and Marlene Dietrich. In a world premiere exclusive to the Adelaide Cabaret Festival, the woman dubbed the ‘Dietrich of the 21st century’ tells the story of her idol in song. French cabaret’s leading light returns with the impassioned and true stories of Marlene Dietrich during her time in Nazi-occupied Paris during World War II.

“NIN IS UTTERLY ENGAGING, SIMMERING AND SULTRY.” THE ADVERTISER

DATE 20 – 22 June TIME 9pm 1hr 15mins

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“Harmonies this close and this wellperformed don’t come easily – but... with 50 or more years of combined experience on stage, you’d expect something special.” BLAZE MAGAZINE

WOMEN WITH STANDARDS In 2004, four women came together to premiere at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival. The idea was simple: four mighty voices and four sparkling personalities giving their fresh, contemporary take on some of the greatest songs of the 20th century. The show was critically acclaimed and a smash hit with audiences. Naomi Eyers, Libby O’Donovan, Melissa McCaig and Lee McAllistair have since gone on to make Women with Standards a triumph internationally, making their debut at the Edinburgh Fringe last year. Backed by a Big Band, these four not only set the standard: they raise it every time they appear.

DATE 13 & 14 June TIME 9.30pm

1hr 10mins

VENUE Dunstan Playhouse PRICE $36 Conc $32

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ANDY SEYMOUR THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO ELVIS THE NEXT CHAPTER AND VERSE

Andy Seymour, son of a travelling preacher, spent his childhood singing the very same gospel songs that his idol, Elvis Presley, loved and recorded, winning three Grammy Awards. Today, 30 years after the death of ‘The King’, Andy has researched the next chapter of the hugely popular show he brought to the Adelaide Cabaret Festival in 2005, How Great Thou Art. Adding new gospel songs and material, Andy is backed by the ‘Rock of Ages Band’, and Gospel Queen, Trace Canini leading ‘The Tongues of Fire Gospel Choir’, to provide a powerful and moving insight into the lesser-known spiritual side of the music of Elvis. DATE Pure musical passion and awe-inspiring 8 June voices will lift your spirits. TIME You’ll believe that Elvis has not left 7.30pm 1hr 30mins the building!

VENUE Dunstan Playhouse PRICE $36 Conc $32

“... finally, great Elvis songs without the jumpsuit... I looked around to discover much of the audience shedding tears of emotion and joy.” GAS MAGAZINE


“THE GIANT OF THE AUSTRALIAN JAZZ PIANO RISES TO THE OCCASION ON HIS BEST ALBUM. H H H H H .” THE AUSTRALIAN

PAUL GRABOWSKY QUINTET

TALES OF TIME AND SPACE Paul Grabowsky, Australian Jazz Musician of the Year (2006) and multiple-ARIA winner is back with an intimate live performance of his critically acclaimed album Tales of Time and Space – a tribute to New York City. This imaginative masterpiece of original instrumental works includes elegant ballads, white-hot burners and even a tribute to Silverchair. Paul will talk about the experience of DATE recording in one of his favourite 17 June cities and the influences that shaped this masterpiece of the TIME contemporary jazz lexicon. 7pm 1hr 15mins VENUE Festival Theatre Stage PRICE $40 Conc $36

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CHRIS WILSON PLAYS LIVE AT THE CONTINENTAL For over 20 years, Chris Wilson has been a keystone of Australian blues and rock. The muso’s muso and a master of his craft, he’s lent his fine vocals and distinctive harmonicaplaying to Paul Kelly & the Coloured Girls; recorded with James Reyne, Hunters & Collectors, Renée Geyer, Vika & Linda Bull; and he’s fronted his own band, Crown of Thorns. In 1994, Chris wrote and recorded the seminal album, Live at the Continental. The music is raw and powerful, yet sensual and evocative; full of recognisable Australian characters and a showcase for his peerless talents. DATE 10 June In this show, Chris performs that album live: a rare treat from one of our living TIME musical treasures. 6.30pm 1hr 10mins

VENUE The Space PRICE $40 Conc $36

“ONE OF AUSTRALIA’S GREAT JOURNEYMAN SONGWRITERS.” ABC RADIO

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“A dialogue about what it means to be a man, that ripples with gently surreal comedy and sincere emotion.” THE AGE

MANTALK NEIL THOMAS AND DAVID WELLS

DATE 20 – 23 June TIME 9.30pm 1hr VENUE Artspace PRICE $28 Conc $25

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LIBBY O’DONOVAN THE MEREDITH CROCKSLEY PROJECT DATE 20 – 23 June TIME 7.30pm 1hr VENUE JB Room PRICE $28 Conc $25

In Broken Hill, one woman towered over the landscape. Her name was Meredith Crocksley. At least, that’s the way Libby O’Donovan remembers her time growing up there. Through a series of loving and light-hearted anecdotes, video and a quirky collection of her own original songs, the feisty star of Flat on Your Bacharach and Women With Standards tells the story of one small town and the hundreds like it right across the country. It’s about secrets, gossip, folklore and the bush telegraph. A place where everyone knows everyone else’s business but no-one knows who told the tale first.

“... A POWERFUL, SASSY PERFORMER.” SYDNEY MORNING HERALD

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AS FEATURED IN THE FILM AUSTRALIA/SBS DOCUMENTARY BURIED COUNTRY

AURIEL ANDREW Auriel Andrew, Arunda woman, burst onto the Australian music scene more than three decades ago. She has long been recognised as a pioneer for Indigenous performers and her trailblazing contribution to Australian music is widely celebrated. Auriel Andrew generously delivers to audiences of all ages, the stories, culture, adventures and most of all, the music of her remarkable spirit.

DATE 17 June TIME 5.30pm 1hr 10mins

VENUE Piano Bar FREE

PHOTO: Paul Dunn

Time is limited. Life is short. Now more than ever, it’s time to talk. Neil Thomas and David Wells plumb the trivial depths and mine the profound superficialities of maleness and mateship. Partly improvised – but wholly real – anything can happen and probably will. It’s two men on two chairs who get together to look forward, back and sideways, using conversation, narration, poetry and songs to charm, disarm and sometimes alarm each other as well as their audience. Previously known for their innovative work The Urban Dream Capsule, The Museum of Modern Oddities and Born in a Taxi, Mantalk was the hit of the 2006 Melbourne International Arts Festival.


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ASO plays Cabaret

ASO PLAYS CABARET

THE MUSIC OF NAT KING COLE AND FRANK SINATRA The Adelaide Symphony Orchestra assembles under the baton of the UK’s leading swing conductor, John Wilson, whom MGM called upon to restore the original film scores for Singin’ in the Rain, An American in Paris and High Society. They are joined onstage by crooner Gary Williams, who will put his velvet touch to songs made famous by Nat King Cole and Frank ‘Ol’ Blue Eyes’ Sinatra, such as Mona Lisa, Unforgettable, The Lady Is A Tramp and Come Fly With Me.

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“ONE OF THE BEST SWING VOICES BRITAIN HAS EVER PRODUCED.”

Gary Williams

TIME 8 June @ 7.30pm 9 June @ 8pm

THE TIMES, LONDON

VENUE Festival Theatre PRICE A Res $69 Conc $59 B Res $58 Conc $48 C Res $46.50 Conc $42.50 Supported by LIFEPLAN Funds Management

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Jeremy Sams is one of Britain’s most prolific and multi-talented musical theatre practitioners. He works extensively in the UK, Europe and USA as a director, lyricist, translator, composer, orchestrator and conductor. Most recently he directed the revival of The Sound of Music, as well as the hugely successful Little Britain Live. Jeremy wrote the stage adaptation for the West End production of Chitty The Musical and has written, arranged and directed music for companies including the English National Opera, the Chichester Festival and the Royal Shakespeare Company. His work as a musical director includes the National Theatre production of Sunday in the Park with George and his film composing credits include Persuasion, The Mother and Enduring Love.

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JEREMY SAMS

TIME 7.30pm

WITH SPECIAL GUEST PHILIP QUAST

1hr 10mins

VENUE Dunstan Playhouse PRICE $40 Conc $36

PHILIP QUAST

A scene from Amour by Michel Legrand. Illustration by Adrian Cowell

Jeremy will host an evening of song and anecdotes, joined by musical theatre star Philip Quast and other special guests. The evening will contain a treasure trove of musical selections from the many shows that Jeremy has been involved with, such as Michel Legrand’s Amour and Chitty the Musical as well as favourites by Stephen Sondheim and Kurt Weill.

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MASTERCLASSES JEREMY SAMS Writing for Music Theatre

10 June @ 2pm

Singing Sondheim

16 June @ 2pm

Jeremy will work through the ins and outs of creating music theatre with some of Australia’s leading music theatre composer/lyricists.

1hr 10mins

Jeremy will work with selected artists to deconstruct Stephen Sondheim’s style and intentions.

1hr 10mins

The Space $15

V For details regarding the Workshop with Philip Quast please refer to page 23.

The Space $15


Ngapartji Ngapartji (pronounced ng-arp-ar-gee ng-arp-ar-gee) Ngapartji Ngapartji is a Pitjantjatjara concept meaning “I give you something, you give me something”. Hosted by Spinifex man Trevor Jamieson and his Walytja (family), this unique theatrical experience is part language and culture lesson, and part storytelling with music. The audience are invited to learn Pitjantjatjara, a Central Desert language spoken by 2,500 people across the north-western parts of South Australia. In exchange, Trevor will share parts of his family story in Pitjantjatjara and in English. His father, born in the red desert sands where his people had lived for over 50,000 years, was moved off his Ngura (country) to make way for the British atomic tests at Maralinga following World War II. The production explores the effects that the Cold War and international politics had on Trevor’s family living in remote central Australia. Each session is complete, though audiences are encouraged to attend all four unique sessions to learn more of the language and experience a richer and deeper understanding of Ngapartji Ngaparjti. The themes for each session are: Thursday: Anangu - The Body Friday: Walytja - Family Saturday: Tjukurpa - Law and culture Sunday: A session covering all topics and a conclusion to the week. Audiences can continue their relationship and learning online at http://ninti.ngapartji.org

“IT DOES HONOUR TO THE FESTIVAL THAT HAS PRESENTED IT.” THE AGE

DATE 14 – 17 June TIME 14 – 16 June @ 6.30pm 17 June @ 4pm 1hr

VENUE Artspace PRICE $33 Conc $28

“AN INCLUSIVE PLEA FOR UNDERSTANDING AND JUSTICE.” THE AUSTRALIAN

Co-created by Spinifex man Trevor Jamieson and writer/ director Scott Rankin and the team from Big hART PHOTOS: Jesse Marlow

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“...this knock-’em-dead show ...interpreted by the powerful throaty voices of two of Australia’s best proponents of the form.”

LIL’ FI & MARGRET ROADKNIGHT

STAGE DIARY

TRIBUTE TO THE BLUES MAMAS These two extraordinary talents will be presenting a wild and sassy evening of music dedicated to the finest exponents of women’s blues. Lil’ Fi has been voted Best Female five times at the Australian Blues Music Awards. A genuine wild card, she can soar from folk blues to gospel, funk to field hollers. Margret RoadKnight, meanwhile, is surely Australia’s foremost blues singer with a remarkable career spanning four decades. Fondly remembered for her 70s hit, Girls in Our Town, Margret has a powerful voice and wicked sense of humour. Together they’re going to bridge generations and blues styles to honour the seminal work of singers such as Bessie Smith, Ma Rainey, Big Mamma Thornton and Koko Taylor.

DATE 22 & 23 June TIME 9pm

1hr 10mins

VENUE Banquet Room PRICE $36 Conc $32

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THE AGE

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THE SISTA SHE SHOW This groundbreaking hip-hop comedy act is unstoppable. For five years, Sarah Ward (Sheila MC Eila) and Candy Bowers (Rasheda Eda MC) have performed as Sista She on a mission to spread Sista Philosophy in rhyme worldwide. Director’s Choice of the Melbourne Fringe, they are currently writing their own Sista She TV segment for Channel V. Back by popular demand and joined by Busty Beats (Kim Bowers) and DJ Jonah (Tim Hagan), Sista She perform their best skits and hits with a major focus on big-booty girl power.

“ ...arguably the funniest and funkiest duo to hit the stage in Australia. Eminem ain’t got nothin’ on these sistas.”

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DATE 8 – 10 June TIME 8 & 9 June @ 7.15pm 10 June @ 5.15pm 1hr 10 mins

VENUE Artspace PRICE $28 Conc $25

PHOTO: Ponch Hawkes

Michael Dalley’s outrageous social satire sold out its DATE premiere Melbourne season and went on to win the 2004 13 – 16 June Green Room Award for Best Original Songs in Cabaret. TIME Vaudeville X is a merciless lampoon, through music 7.30pm and song, of Australian society; a satirical lament for 1hr 5mins the passing of latter-day Medici, Paul Keating, and the VENUE heady days when the ARTS RULED, OK? Three immaculate JB Room musical theatre performers conduct a cultural autopsy PRICE on intellectuals, right and left-wingers and lovers of $28 Conc $25 highbrow Art, with equal parts vitriol and vivisection. A show full of energy and tomfoolery with songs that keep the barbs sharp and pointy. “... a line-up of exquisitely written, contemporary satirical songs... clever, extremely funny, and full of belly laughs, energy and mischief.”


DATE 20 & 21 June TIME 7.30pm 1hr 10mins

VENUE Piano Bar PRICE $28 Conc $25

“Les Faux Manouches are hot and la belle Lisette is par excellence.” THE PROGRAM

LISETTE AND HER

FAUX MANOUCHES L’AMOUR OR LESS ‘Jazz manouche’ is the French jazz style inspired by les manouches (the gypsies) and made famous by guitarist, Django Reinhardt, in the 1930s. In a fabulously fun cabaret/café setting, French femme fatale, Lisette, recounts her fragile loves, faded lusts and sundry Continental adventures through anecdote and song, backed up by a hot, swingin’ band of gypsy jokers. Lisette (Cat Lawrence) leads her ‘manouches’ (Michael Baldwin, Bernadette Dempsey, Paul Jankovic, John Denlay and Makoto Kobayashi) in makeovers of Roy Orbison, Lou Reed, Leonard Cohen and Elvis Costello amongst others. Encore!

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TAMARAMA ROCK SURFERS A PORTHOLE INTO THE MINDS OF THE VANQUISHED DATE 8 – 10 June TIME 8 & 9 June @ 8.30pm 10 June @ 7pm 1hr

VENUE JB Room PRICE $28 Conc $25

“In a smorgasbord of absurdity, a dream-fest of sketches and songs is served up on a kind of Lazy Susan of Surrealism.” THE AGE

Absurdly hilarious and, at times, bizarre, two men bring you the voice of confusion in a time of certainty. WAAPA graduates, Tamlyn Henderson and Warwick Allsopp, wrote and perform this energetic, weird and witty absurdist collage. The result is something that straddles poetry, black comedy and a radio play with beautiful harmonies and a music track provided by Jeremy Brennan on keyboards. Picture Lewis Carroll, The Goons and William S. Burroughs eating fairy bread and singing show tunes at 3am and you’re in the ballpark. Nominated for the 2006 Best Newcomer at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

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WORKSHOP with PHILIP QUAST Olivier Award winner Philip Quast is one of Australia’s most loved and versatile performers, having shot to fame in the original Australian production of Les Misérables before playing the same role in London to great acclaim. His extensive career has straddled the worlds of dramatic theatre, musicals, television and film in Australia and the UK. Philip’s West End career includes leading roles in Sunday in the Park with George, The Hunting of the Snark, South Pacific, The Secret Garden and most recently the new production of Evita. He has worked with the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Chichester Festival and Royal National Theatre in the UK. His screen credits include Playschool, Brides of Christ, Midsomer Murders and the recently released feature Clubland.

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A wonderful learning experience for anyone interested in acting for musical theatre. Philip will explore performance methods for narrative songs. Monday 11 June @ 3pm 2hr 30min

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‘Madam’ Pat Thompson is a phenomenon.

MADAM PAT THOMPSON AND THE RAG TAG JAZZ BAND

TIME 16 June @ 8pm 1hr 17 June @ 2pm 1hr 30mins VENUE 16 June – Piano Bar 17 June – Banquet Room PRICE $28 Conc $25

At 84 years of age, Madam Pat has toured the world. She is nothing short of a national treasure and is a living and breathing example of the original torch singer and cabaret belter. She sings from the soul and has an honesty of delivery and belief in the lyric that communicates directly and with an emotional range rare in any performer. She is supported by her side-men of 22 years, a cabaret jazz band that has travelled the world with her. A concert with Madam Pat is a rare and wonderful experience, an affirmation of life itself and not to be missed.

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EVA MEIER LOVE, LOSS & LAUGHTER Eva Meier has thrilled audiences around the world, including those of the Royal Opera House and three Covent Garden Festivals, with her dramatic and evocative style. Join Eva and her pianist Paul Cibis as they enthrall you with a program of classic German repertoire, revealing a dark world of desperate love, pain and hope. Including songs by Eisler Brecht, Hollaender and Raben. Introduced in English and sung both in English and German, this will be a captivating performance from a classic Chanson-Sängerin.

DATE 8 & 9 June TIME 9pm 1hr 10mins

VENUE Banquet Room PRICE $40 Conc $36

“Glamour clings to her like a second skin.”

GERMANY

IRISH TIMES PHOTO: Nick Gurney

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LICENCE TO THRILL THE SCORES OF JAMES BOND HOSTED BY ALAN BROUGH VVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVV

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Every week on Spicks and Specks, we see Alan Brough stirred but never shaken, with his seemingly endless knowledge of music trivia. 2007 is the year we celebrate Bond, James Bond, and in Licence to Thrill, commissioned by the Adelaide Cabaret Festival, we present a collection of the best Bond songs and film scores hosted by Alan and his musical trivia. (We could tell you all the answers but we’d have to kill you). Under the baton of John Thorn and directed by Terence O’Connell, a sumptuous 10-piece band will pay homage to the songs that saved the world. Singers will include our own Bond-shells Monique Montez, Wendy Stapleton and Kaye Tuckerman. Remember the classic Bassey numbers along with You Only Live Twice, Tomorrow Never Dies and Live and Let Die.

DATE 20 – 23 June TIME 7.15pm 1hr 15mins

VENUE Dunstan Playhouse PRICE $40 Conc $36

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“If Hollywood ever buys the rights to this unlikely life story... the pitch will be that miracles can happen.” SYDNEY MORNING HERALD

PETER BROCKLEHURST It sounds like old cobblers. But it’s all true. A migrant coalminer’s son leaves school at 14 and smokes 60 fags a day. At 40, he’s mending shoes in suburban Melbourne when a rich benefactor hears him sing and changes his life forever. In this amazing show Peter and a narrator tell the incredible life story of a man who some say has the best natural tenor voice in the world. Singing everything from classical opera to Roy Orbison, Peter Brocklehurst has a voice and a story that was first DATE seen on ABC TV’s Australian Story 20 & 21 June and is now here to astound you in person. TIME 7.15pm Created by Scott Rankin and Glynn Nicholas

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RUTH ROGERS-WRIGHT AND THE MARK FITZGIBBON TRIO

FABULOUS DIVA:

A TRIBUTE TO THE MUSIC OF DR NINA SIMONE DATE 20 & 21 June TIME 7pm

1hr 15mins

VENUE The Space PRICE $36 Conc $32

Ruth Rogers-Wright is a British jazz singer who uses anecdotes, quotes, biographical history, poems and gossip to give a silhouette of the life of Nina Simone. Like Nina, Ruth’s approach to music is not always easy to describe. Her velvet blue voice can range from an emotional whisper to an industrial scream. Rather than attempting to imitate Nina, Ruth channels her energy and style to concentrate on the diversity of Nina’s music, which appeals to all tastes and ages. This will definitely be an evening to remember.

“ ...a heartfelt musical homage.” THE AGE


“... A PACKED FESTIVAL THEATRE RESPONDED WITH WAVES OF LAUGHTER AND APPLAUSE... MAY HE NEVER CHANGE.”

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Bob Downe’s first job was working in the window at Grace Bros, Murwillumbah, and for the last 23 years, he’s been making a proper exhibition of himself as one of Australia’s most loved and enduring comedy characters. With an embarrassment of accolades under his beige belt, including twice winning the Green Room Award for Cabaret Artiste of the Year, he’ll be singin’ ‘n’ swingin’ his way through a silky swathe of jazz, show and pop standards. Bob will be backed by musical director, John Thorn, and a cookin’ little band. His very special guest is a festival favourite, the ‘Brazilian Goddess’ Pastel Vespa (Fiona Thorn), whose unique pop renditions are heard on catwalks in Japan, discos in Greece and Germany, and radio stations from Madrid to Oslo.

TIME 9.15pm 1hr 15mins

VENUE Dunstan Playhouse PRICE $36 Conc $32

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PHIL SCOTT DATE 20 – 23 June TIME 9.15pm 1hr 15mins

VENUE JB Room PRICE $28 Conc $25

MY LONG AWAITED COMEBACK Phil Scott, cabaret pianist, singer, comedian and star of the infamous Sydney Theatre Company’s Wharf Revue, is best known as ‘one of the sharpest tools in the political satire shed’ (Sydney Stage). Expect new numbers and old from this irrepressible entertainer: from the comic genius of his Victor Borge-like Bach rendition, to the social buffoonery of his jokes at Vanessa Williams’ and Condaleeza Rice’s expense. After he suffered shocking injuries in a ten-pin bowling accident, doctors told Phil cabaret was out for good (gasp!) but he proves the experts wrong.

“Spot-on satire... sharp, funny, fast, rude and bull’s eye hits.” THE SUN HERALD PHOTO: Luke Hardy

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KOOL KAT FESTIVAL CLUB With its cool bar, hot bands and DJs, the Kool Kat Festival Club is the purr...fect way to end each evening throughout the Adelaide Cabaret Festival. Grab a drink, mix with the stars or hit the dance floor and let your inner cat out of the bag. ENTRY IS FREE WITH ANY TICKET TO AN ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL SHOW THAT SAME NIGHT, OR YOU CAN BUY A TICKET FOR $10. Get a Kool Kat Festival Club season pass for just $35 and you can cruise on in anytime you like.

PIANO BAR

FRIDAY 8 JUNE @ 10pm

BRAZZA

Followed by DJ Chico Featuring Adelaide’s finest Latin and jazz musicians, Brazza is a dynamic jazz ensemble that creates an infectious mix of diverse Latin dance rhythms, specialising in Salsa and Latin Jazz. This will be a night of high calibre authentic Latin dance music guaranteed to get you up and dancing. VVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVV SATURDAY 9 JUNE @ 10.30pm DWIGHT ADAMS Followed by DJ Tr!p Dwight Adams is a soul-inspired, funky R & B performer born and bred in New York. Dwight hits the stage with the energy and raw attitude of James Brown. Backed by his phenomenal band, his rich, smooth voice, suave manner and natural charisma make him one of the hottest performers on the Australian music scene. VVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVV SUNDAY 10 JUNE @ 8pm Followed by DJ Brad LUCKY SEVEN Seven of the coolest cats in the music business banded together to form Lucky Seven. These seven misfits combine cool jazz licks with a raw, hard, rockabilly style rhythm, which becomes the backbone of their trademark sound. ‘Bop ‘til you drop’ to the cool swingin’ tunes of the 40s & 50s. VVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVV WEDNESDAY 13 – SATURDAY 16 JUNE @ 10pm • SUNDAY 17 JUNE @ 8pm Followed by DROWSY DRIVERS DJ Brad Wed 13 You won’t be able to sit still through the swinging sounds and funky DJ Tr!p Thurs 14 flavour of one of Australia’s greatest house bands. The Drowsy Drivers DJ Driller Fri 15 return to the Adelaide Cabaret Festival off the back of last year’s DJ Rodger Lee Sat 16 sell-out show Keating – the Country Soul Opera We Had to Have DJ Henri Sun 17 which has toured the country to rave reviews. Guaranteed fun! SPECIAL GUESTS On Friday 15 & Saturday 16 June the acclaimed Queen of Cabaret Bizarre, Moira Finucane will make a special guest appearance. MUSIC TRIVIA QUIZ Test your music metal against quiz master and lead singer of the Drowsy Drivers, Casey Bennetto on Sunday 17 June. VVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVV WEDNESDAY 20 JUNE @ 10pm Followed by DJ Henri THE SATELLITES After sell-out shows in America and Europe and four years running as Australia’s Best Rockabilly Band at Queensland’s Wintersun Festival, The Satellites return to the Adelaide Cabaret Festival with their unique mix of country, rhythm and blues, jazz, swing, rock ’n’ roll and rockabilly. VVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVV THURSDAY 21 JUNE @ 10pm Followed by DJ Stereotone THE HIPTONES Their sound is a blend of Roots and Blues with a powerful pop songwriting sensibility. With Snooks La Vie on vocals, Brother T on hammond and bass, Steve Smith on guitar and Miguel Garcia on the skins, they write songs as good as the blues and soul classics that inspired them. VVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVV FRIDAY 22 & SATURDAY 23 JUNE @ 10pm Followed by DJ Tr!p [Friday] Followed by DJ Rautie [Saturday] THE SHUFFLE CLUB Having just returned from sell-out shows in Edinburgh, Mexico and the Caribbean, this high-energy swing band is back in town and ready to cook. Since exploding into the Melbourne music scene in 1999, The Shuffle Club has gained a reputation as the most formidable swing band of its time.


NEARLY READY! Come and have a sneak preview of two pieces of Australian musical theatre in development. Each show will be presented as a concert version with a cast of fabulous Australian musical theatre performers. A special privilege for those interested in the inner workings of creating performances and a chance to see a new creation at its inception. VVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVV

by EDDIE PERFECT

DATE 17 June

Script developed with Toby Schmitz At last, the incredible life and career of cricket’s most colourful star is the subject of an epic piece of music theatre by the multi-award winning composer, lyricist and comedian, Eddie Perfect. Part personal history, part hallucination, the legendary spin-bowler’s life takes on Wagnerian proportions as he plunges headlong through sex and scandal, public victory and personal defeat, with a jazz, funk, soul and gospel-inspired musical score. Shane Warne: The Musical is about the big issues of success and failure, the pressure of public scrutiny, over-indulgence, being an Australian male and the heartbreak that comes with falling short of getting everything one wants. Cast includes: Eddie Perfect as Shane

Warning: Contains language that may offend.

SHANE WARNE: THE MUSICAL

TIME 2.30pm

1hr 30mins

VENUE Dunstan Playhouse PRICE $25

“Perfect oozes bad-boy charm.” THE AUSTRALIAN PHOTO: Alex Aslangul

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THE BEAUTY SPOT

by DAVID YOUNG DATE 23 June TIME 2.30pm 2hrs [inc. interval]

VENUE Dunstan Playhouse PRICE $25

David Young

Jane Fraser is going to be on TV. Nothing will stop her: not blackmail, deceit nor the fact that she’s not beautiful. So off she goes to The Beauty Spot and its three makeover magicians, ruled by the chauvinistic Gregg Griggs. Will ‘Plain Jane’ become ‘Perfect Jana’? Or will her ugly ambition ruin the show? This very fast, funny and bitchy musical black comedy was short-listed for last year’s Pratt Prize for a New Musical Theatre Work. Created by the supremely talented David Young, it’s something akin to Little Shop of Horrors meets Chicago. The Beauty Spot is a fun afternoon with friends.

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Let five of South Australia’s most talented performers whet your appetite with their inspiring and original music. Before you go to a show or the Kool Kat Festival Club, enjoy great local music overlooking one of Adelaide’s most picturesque views.

PHOTO: Rob Ellis

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FRIDAY 8 JUNE SATURDAY 9 JUNE

9.15 – 10pm 6.30 – 7.15pm & 9.45 – 10.30pm

HEATHER FRAHN Drawing on roots, blues, funk and soul, Heather’s uplifting vocals accompanied by custom made guitars with stomp box and foot percussion, create a truly unique sound best described as ‘Vocal Driven Acoustic Groove’. WEDNESDAY 13 JUNE 6.30 – 7.15pm & 9.15 – 10pm THURSDAY 14 JUNE 6.30 – 7.15pm & 9.15 – 10pm

JUDE ELLIOT Beautiful songstress Jude Elliot performs new original works reflecting on her time in New York and at home in Australia using classical strings, earthy percussion, her rich vocals and intricate piano lines. FRIDAY 15 JUNE SATURDAY 16 JUNE

6.30 – 7.15pm & 9.15 – 10pm 6.30 – 7.15pm & 9.15 – 10pm

SOURSOB BOB Soursob Bob’s melancholic and sardonic musings deal with outback travel, personal misadventure and assorted Australianisms. Soursob Bob delivers acoustic satire; his music is an accomplished take on folk with lyrical content that is exceptionally sharp and politically charged. WEDNESDAY 20 JUNE 6.30 – 7.15pm & 9.15 – 10pm THURSDAY 21 JUNE 6.30 – 7.15pm & 9.15 – 10pm

LUKE ASHBY Award-winning Adelaide based artist Luke Ashby and his three-piece band ‘The Damn Burdens’ will perform their unique style of music that crosses between folk, country, rock and pop. FRIDAY 22 JUNE SATURDAY 23 JUNE

6.30 – 7.15pm & 9.15 – 10pm 6.30 – 7.15pm & 9.15 – 10pm

JOHN BAKER TRIO Playing music reminiscent of a smoky French café, John Baker (guitarist/vocalist), Gayle Buckby (accordionist) and John Aué (bass) create a seductive and potent world with their eclectic blend of jazz, latin and contemporary folk rhythms and poetic lyrics about human stories. VVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVV

SING YOUR OWN MUSICAL Michael Morley and friends return for another sing-along around the piano. With a song list drawn from your favourite Broadway musicals of the past and present, you can sing out loud, proud, and on (or off) key to your heart’s content. Songbooks provided!

DATES 10 June TIME 7pm 60mins VENUE Lyrics Lounge

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HIGH TEA WITH IDA BARR Join Ida for some grandma rap and Earl Grey. More details on page 31.

DATES 10 June TIME 4.30pm 60mins VENUE Lyrics Lounge

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AURIEL ANDREW See a pioneer of the Australian country music scene. More details on page 18.

DATES 17 June TIME 5.30pm 1hr 10mins VENUE Piano Bar


EXHIBITIONS PERFORMING ARTS COLLECTION FROM SAINTS TO THE WEST END

DATES 8 – 23 June

Adelaide composer Kenneth Duffield was the first Australian to crack London’s West VENUE End and wrote the scores for five hit musical revues. He returned to Adelaide in 1924, Festival Theatre Foyer when his musical HEALO became the first Australian musical ever performed at the Theatre Royal, Adelaide. This exhibition from the Performing Arts Collection will be a tribute to Duffield, the man and his music. VVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVV © Bruce Petty. Licensed by VISCOPY, Australia, 2007

BRUCE PETTY EXHIBITION Bruce Petty, one of Australia’s most influential political artists is best known for the cartoons that have graced the pages of The New Yorker, The Australian, The Age and The Bulletin. This exhibition will feature cartoons from the 1960s with which Petty drew attention to the issues of the day. A generation later, these issues are still frighteningly relevant. These works have been generously lent by the Flinders University Art Museum.

DATES 8 – 23 June TIME Open from 5pm VENUE Lyrics Lounge Bruce Leslie Petty Adelaide 1968

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WORDS ON MUSIC

Join two international experts in the field of music theatre and cabaret as they share their knowledge and experience.

Peter Wyllie Johnston recently completed his PhD on the history of the Australian Musical, as well as his book, The Definitive Guide To The Australian Musical 1900 – 2000. Peter will introduce his book and perform a tribute to legendary Adelaide composer Kenneth Duffield, who is the subject of the From Saints To The West End exhibition.

DATE 16 June @ 2.30pm 1hr

VENUE Lyrics Lounge

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PETER WYLLIE JOHNSTON KENNETH DUFFIELD AND FRIENDS

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JAMES GAVIN NEW YORK CABARET

DATE 9 June @ 2.30pm

Meet acclaimed American author James Gavin as he introduces his latest book Intimate Nights: The Golden Age of New York Cabaret – an in-depth and intimate account of the birth of New York cabaret from the 1950s through to the present time.

1hr

VENUE Lyrics Lounge

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IN CONVERSATION WITH... During the Adelaide Cabaret Festival, Director Julia Holt will invite performers and guests to join her on stage for a chat. She will coax artists to reveal their creative impulses, artistic desires and what makes them tick. DATE Saturday 9 June

TIME 3.30pm Chris Green, David Bates & Mikelangelo

VENUE Piano Bar

Sunday 10 June 3.30pm

Cast members of Sista She, The Soubrettes and A Porthole into the Minds of the Vanquished

Piano Bar

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3.30pm

Eddie Perfect, Casey Bennetto & Tony DeSare

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Caroline Nin, Isabelle Georges & Frédérik Steenbrink

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Make your experience at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival memorable by indulging in our range of scrumptious light meals available at all venues.

CABARET CURRY CART Located on the Festival Theatre Terrace, near the Piano Bar, the Cabaret Curry Cart will be serving hot soup, tasty curry, hearty goulash, fresh baked rolls and gourmet sausages before and after each show.

LYRICS LOUNGE Serving light meals all night from 5pm as well as an A La Carte menu between 5pm and 10pm throughout the Festival. Coffee and cake will also be available. Enter via the Kool Kat Festival Club. Bookings available on +61 8 8216 8651

CABARET HAMPERS Indulge in a gourmet hamper while enjoying a show. Choose from a range of delicious pastries and wraps, fine Australian cheeses and gourmet chocolates. Vegetarian options are available. $25 per person Bookings are essential. Orders can be made when booking show tickets through BASS on 131 246 or separately by phoning BASS Special Events on +61 8 8205 2220. Hampers can be collected from either the Festival Theatre or Space Theatre foyers before the show. Please note bookings cannot be made online.

TUTTO KU Located downstairs in the Dunstan Playhouse, Tutto ku offers fabulous modern Australian cuisine with a spectacular view overlooking the River Torrens. Come for dinner before a show or enjoy a relaxing drink afterwards. For those in a hurry, bar food options will be available and pre-orders can be organised. Bookings available on +61 8 8216 8744

MUTANDI KU Located in the foyer of the Festival Theatre, Mutandi ku cafĂŠ is the perfect place to meet for a casual meal and a glass of wine when seeing a show. The seasonal menu is complemented by daily specials, great wine and beer as well as sensational coffee. There will be plenty of quick bites and take-away options available throughout the Adelaide Cabaret Festival. Open from 8am till late. Bookings available on +61 8 8216 8607

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