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Fri, 7 Jun 2019, 7:30PM


7 Jun 2019

Duration 1hr 15mins


Fri, 7 Jun 2019, 7:30PM


Thebarton Theatre


Ages 16 and up



Adult $129.90

A Reserve

Adult $109.90

B Reserve

Adult $89.90


Coarse Language; Haze effects

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World Premiere | Adelaide Exclusive | Australia/International

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Welcome to a rekindling
Under Art Deco glamour and in Rock’N’Roll shadows, we present:
something shiny...
something that moves you...
something from left field...

Under the cover of darkness
Escape to be seen
In a night of spectacle
featuring artists that define and challenge cabaret
What it is today
And could be tomorrow.

It starts with a voice in an empty space.
Music pours into the room to greet you.
A song. A story. A moment.

The house is live.
Breathe it in.

A one night only spectacular.  This is your opportunity to see special guests who are here exclusively for the Festival opening event.

See Australian cabaret icon Meow Meow in her only performance in the 2019 festival enchanting audiences alongside Adelaide Cabaret Festival favourites Paul Capsis, Reuben Kaye and Queenie van de Zandt.

Discover newcomers to the cabaret world with spoken word artist Omar Musa, Triple J Roots N All presenter Nkechi Anele and jazz chanteuse Alma Zygier.

This one night only event also includes performances by Australia’s much loved musical theatre star Mitchell Butel and burlesque performer Maude Davey.  Led by Artistic Director Julia Zemiro, and peppered with love for Cabaret’s past, present and future, this is a night not to be missed.

Director: Craig Ilott

Musical Director: Daniel Edmonds

This is a seated event

Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre