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Cabaret festival. A singer wearing a fur hat is on stage with a pianist, guitarist and drummer. We can see the dress circle seats of the theatre in the background lit in a greenish light. Tributes to musical idols light up stage
Reviews

Tributes to musical idols light up stage

23 June 2022

A cabaret veteran and opera performer bring very different interpretations of the greats of classical, jazz and pop in the second week of the Perth International Cabaret Festival, writes David Zampatti

Reading time • 6 minutesCabaret
A man with short dark hair and dark collared shirt holds a guitar while standing. The photo is darkly lit with just a dim red light illuminating the side of his face and body as he sings (eyes screwed up) into a microphone Life is a cabaret festival
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Life is a cabaret festival

20 June 2022

From an exquisite performance by Lior to mashed up anthems of gender equality, the opening weekend of the Perth International Cabaret Festival provides plenty of reasons to come hear the music play, writes David Zampatti.

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Photo Daniel Grant Joe Lui squats in the front corner of the photo, with a guitar. He is wearing a cowboy hat and outfit in red and black. In the background is Phoebe Sullivan, who wears tight, sensual red and black garments and poses seductively. Joe Lui and Pheobe Sullivan dig into desire
Opinion

Joe Lui and Pheobe Sullivan dig into desire

20 January 2022

In their new burlesque-cabaret work, local theatre makers Joe Lui and Phoebe Sullivan dive into desire, to strip away some ugly truths. But what prompted them to lay these issues bare?

Reading time • 10 minutesCabaret
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Festival’s rollicking finale
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Festival’s rollicking finale

28 June 2021

The inaugural Perth International Cabaret Festival concluded with a bang on Saturday night, and David Zampatti was there to raise a glass to it.

Reading time • 5 minutesCabaret
A man in a sequined jacket leans back in a chair, strewn with rose petals Cabaret comedy is cathartic
Reviews

Cabaret comedy is cathartic

25 June 2021

Steven Oliver’s saucy “faboriginal fabaret” delights Erin Hutchinson, with its mix of light and shade.

Reading time • 4 minutesCabaret

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio