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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

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Festival’s rollicking finale
Reviews

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.

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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.

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A person wearing sequined silver dress and black ruffled coat stands behind a microphone A final bow for living legend
Q&A

A final bow for living legend

17 June 2021

Cabaret icon Carlotta will give her farewell performance at the Perth International Cabaret Festival, after six decades on the stage. She chats with Rosalind Appleby about a life spent following her heart.

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Seated in a lounge room are a man playing guitar and a woman leaning forward and singing Come and sit at our campfire
Q&A

Come and sit at our campfire

9 June 2021

Noongar songs will be performed in a space where Noongar people were once forbidden to tread, when Gina Williams and Guy Ghouse perform at the inaugural Perth International Cabaret Festival.

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A woman of Asian descent wears a satin black and floral dress The actress who died a thousand deaths
Q&A

The actress who died a thousand deaths

3 June 2021

It takes one to know one. Fiona Choi explains why she wanted to turn the glamorous and tragic story of Asian Hollywood star Anna May Wong into a cabaret show.

Reading time • 7 minutesCabaret
A man stands relaxed on a street, wearing a blue jacket over a white shirt, and a big smile A new take on a timeless tradition
Podcasts

A new take on a timeless tradition

1 June 2021

In this podcast Michael Griffiths shares his vision as artistic director of the Perth International Cabaret Festival, plus a story he possibly shouldn’t tell from his days as a WAAPA student.

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