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Welcome to The Spiegeltent!


Step inside and experience this pop-up festival with shows from some of the very best names in comedy, cabaret & music.

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Canberra, come out of cold this April and May and experience the warmth of an authentic Spiegeltent. Originally built as travelling dance halls in Germany, these hand-hewn pavilions are built of wood, mirrors and stained glass - detailed with velvet and brocade. With intimate booths, chandeliers and ornate bars the world within a Spiegeltent is utterly unique.


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BLANC de BlANC From the acclaimed creative minds behind Madonna’s recent Rebel Heart tour BLANC de BLANC is a sell-out sensation, delighting audiences from Sydney Opera House to London’s West End. Expect big moves, great tunes, lots of skin, and more than a few surprises. "A NIGHT OF GLAMOUR, NUDITY AND WONDER... SIMPLY UNFORGETTABLE"

★★★★★ ON IN LONDON D at e s

Tickets

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2 6 A P R - 20 MAY TU E - S U N 8:00P M S U N M ATIN EE 5:00P M

TUE -TH U & SUN $59/69/$82 FRI / SAT $65/$75/$ 89

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D A N S U LT A N The notion of slowing down isn’t particularly suitable when describing Dan Sultan. The hard working Melbourne musician will hit the road for a run of intimate theatre shows in 2018. Leaving his incredible band at home, the Killer Solo Tour will see Sultan strip things back to basics. This acoustic performance has Sultan reimagining his most recent release, the critically acclaimed Killer. Fans will also be treated to a handful of classics from his decade-long back catalogue.

D at e s

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D u r at i o n

2 8 AP R • 6:30P M

$45

70 MINS


C O M E DY

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C E L I A PAC Q U O L A ALL TALK Celia Pacquola is bringing her brand new show All Talk to Canberra.

“ONE OF OUR MOST GIFTED STAND-UPS AT THE TOP OF HER GAME.” D at e s

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12 MAY • 6:30P M

$45 / $40

60 MINS

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A multi-award winning performer, it is Celia’s ability as a writer that makes her stand-up so damn good. A comedian who takes stories in unexpected and delightful directions. Sharp, frank, honest, deft and smart as hell. The stand-up stage is where the journey all started and it’s where she happily returns in 2018.


Lavish and loud, brazen and bold, Trevor Ashley presents an evening of his greatest hits!

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Known for his knockout performances this will be the only way to kick off your night off in style. Together with his live band, TrAshley will sing your favourite divas like you’ve never heard them before. Expect Cher, Tina, Liza and of course Bassey: this will be a diva degustation.

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CABARET

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TRASH & TREVOR THE BEST OF TREVOR ASHLEY

“THE STANDING OVATION NEARLY LIFTED THE ROOF OFF... ASHLEY IS A CHEEKY CROWD TEASER AND, UNQUESTIONABLY, A CROWD PLEASER... ACERBIC AND HILARIOUS...” HERALD SUN D at e s

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D u r at i o n

1 0 MAY • 6:30P M

$45 / $40

60 MINS


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SAm SIMMONS RADICAL WOMEN OF LATIN AMERICAN ART, 1960 - 1985 Think you know everything about the feminist Latin art movement of urban Puerto Rico in the 1970s?!?! Well think again as Sam Simmons turns this world inside out and upside down. It’s all killer no vanilla, let’s go f*#k a caterpillar.

'IF YOU CAN IMAGINE SOMEONE COMBINING THE RAGE OF BASIL FAWLTY WITH THE LUNACY OF SPIKE MILLIGAN YOU ARE GETTING SOMEWHERE CLOSE TO SIMMONS.' THE EVENING STANDARD (UK) D at e s 2 7 AP R • 6:30P M

Tickets $45 / $40

D u r at i o n 60 MINS


MUSIC

"FAITHFUL SATELLITE IS A REMINDER THAT CAMILLERI AND HIS BANDMATES WERE THE GATEWAY DRUG FOR ROOTS MUSIC AFICIONADOS IN THIS COUNTRY." THE AGE

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THE BLACK SORROWS The Black Sorrows is one of Australia's most enduring and dynamic live bands. Over nearly 30 years, The Sorrows have earned fans across the globe with hits like Hold On To Me, Harley and Rose, Chained To The Wheel, and The Chosen Ones. Led by ARIA Hall of Famer and onstage powerhouse, Joe Camilleri, the band continues to impress audiences globally. In 2017 Joe Camilleri released album #20 for The Black Sorrows: Faithful Satellite. Join Joe, Claude Carranza (guitar/vocals), Mark Gray (bass/vocals), John McAll (keyboards/vocals) and Angus Burchall (drums) for a night of superb Australian music.

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17 MAY • 6:30P M

$45 / $40

60 MINS


G AW U R R A

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4 MAY • 6:30P M

$40 / $35

60 MINS

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Gawurra Gaykamangu is a Yolngu professional performing artist hailing from Milingimbi (Yurrwi), North East Arnhem Land. With an emotional and resonant voice, Gawurra’s performances deliver a masterful musical sensitivity. Gawurra’s star has continued to rise in 2017, mounting his first national tour of Australia with sold-out appearances in mainstream music venues throughout the country and as a featured performer at major music festivals. Establishing himself as a “must see” live act, Gawurra has gathered a mainstream following, captivating audiences across Australia and the USA.

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ROVE MCMANUS THAT’S ME TALKING Rove McManus has spent the last couple of years becoming a regular on the stand-up circuit and national festival stages. He’s been enjoying the hell out of it and can’t wait to bring his latest hour of jokes to Canberra. “ENERGETIC, ENLIGHTENING AND ENTERTAINING”

★★★★ THE ADVERTISER D at e s

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11 MAY • 6:30P M

$45 / $40

70 MINS


YA N A A L A N A ' s GREATEST TITS Queen of queer cabaret and determined to never be a national treasure; Yana Alana is a multi award winning punk, anti-glamour, cabaret anarchist. Yana Alana and her all female band Tha Paranas bring to you her greatest tits from her award winning shows. Yana gives the finger to the idea of normality and celebrates diversity and difference.

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$40 / $35

60 MINS

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D at e s 5 MAY • 6:30P M

CABARET

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LIVVY & PETE THE SONGS OF OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN AND PETER ALLEN

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From humble small-town beginnings to world domination in sequins and jumpsuits, revisit all their singalong classics from Tenterfield to Rio, all the way to Xanadu and beyond! As camp as maracas and as tender as Pete’s gift to Livvy, ‘I Honestly Love You’, catch Michael Griffiths & Amelia Ryan in the Spiegeltent for the perfect evening of rollerskates, T-Birds, Pink Ladies, 80s jazzercise and an Oscar-winning song.

“GRIFFITHS IS EXTRAORDINARY.” THE AGE “AN HOUR IN RYAN’S COMPANY FLIES BY TOO QUICK.” ED FEST MAG

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GRETEL KILLEEN & THE GRETSKYS THE LOVE LOVE KLUB

Don't miss this absolutely hilarious, ridiculous and joyful celebration of love and agony expressed through comedy, song, poetry, philosophy and interpretive dance. Featuring comedian, best-selling writer and TV legend, Gretel Killeen and her band The Gretskys.

D at e s 5 MAY • 4:30P M

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D at e s 3 MAY • 6: 30PM

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Calendar

MAY

A PR I L

DAT E

TIME

EVENT

PR ICE

Thu 26 Apr

8:00pm

Blanc de Blanc

$82 - $59

Fri 27 Apr

6:30pm

Sam Simmons: Radical Women of Latin American Art, 1960 - 1985

$45/$40

Fri 27 Apr

8:00pm

Blanc de Blanc

$89 - $65

Sat 28 Apr

6:30pm

Dan Sultan

$45

Sat 28 Apr

8:00pm

Blanc de Blanc

$89 - $65

Sun 29 Apr

5:00pm

Blanc de Blanc

$82 - $59

Sun 29 Apr

8:00pm

Blanc de Blanc

$82 - $59

Tue 1 May

8:00pm

Blanc de Blanc

$82 - $59

Wed 2 May

8:00pm

Blanc de Blanc

$82 - $59

Thu 3 May

6:30pm

Livvy & Pete: The Songs of Olivia Newton John and Peter Allen

$40/$35

Thu 3 May

8:00pm

Blanc de Blanc

$82 - $59

Fri 4 May

6:30pm

Gawurra

$40/$35

Fri 4 May

8:00pm

Blanc de Blanc

$89 - $65

Sat 5 May

4:30pm

Gretel Killeen & The Gretskys: Love Love Klub

$40/$35

Sat 5 May

6:30pm

Yana Alana's Greatest Tits

$40/$35

Sat 5 May

8:00pm

Blanc de Blanc

$89 - $65

Sun 6 May

5:00pm

Blanc de Blanc

$82 - $59

Sun 6 May

8:00pm

Blanc de Blanc

$82 - $59

Tue 8 May

8:00pm

Blanc de Blanc

$82 - $59

Wed 9 May

8:00pm

Blanc de Blanc

$82 - $59

Thu 10 May

6:30pm

Trash and Trevor: The Best of Trevor Ashley

$45/$40

Thu 10 May

8:00pm

Blanc de Blanc

$82 - $59

Fri 11 May

6:30pm

Rove McManus

$45/$40

Fri 11 May

8:00pm

Blanc de Blanc

$89 - $65

Sat 12 May

6:30pm

Celia Pacquola: All Talk

$45/$40

Sat 12 May

8:00pm

Blanc de Blanc

$89 - $65

Sun 13 May

5:00pm

Blanc de Blanc

$82 - $59

Sun 13 May

8:00pm

Blanc de Blanc

$82 - $59

Tue 15 May

8:00pm

Blanc de Blanc

$82 - $59

Wed 16 May

8:00pm

Blanc de Blanc

$82 - $59

Thu 17 May

6:30pm

The Black Sorrows

$45/$40

Thu 17 May

8:00pm

Blanc de Blanc

$82 - $59

Fri 18 May

8:00pm

Blanc de Blanc

$89 - $65

Sat 19 May

8:00pm

Blanc de Blanc

$89 - $65

Sun 20 May

5:00pm

Blanc de Blanc

$82 - $59

Sun 20 May

8:00pm

Blanc de Blanc

$82 - $59

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