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DAVI SINGS SINATRA: ON THE ROAD TO ROMANCE

Robert Davi - A Most Unusual Suspect for the Adelaide Cabaret Festival

The theme of this year’s Adelaide Cabaret Festival is “Not Your Usual Suspects” and when I questioned Robert Davi on what is uniquely different about Davi Sings Sinatra: On the Road to Romance he told me when you consider his background he’ll have no trouble fitting the festival’s theme. Then he explained what he meant, by listing some of the amazing highlights of his working life…and I was blown away.

The Kermond 3 Gen Variety Show for Adelaide

Wayne Kermond is convinced that laughter, song and dance create very special moments in theatre and these are the very moments he hopes the three generations of the Kermond clan will generate for 2014 Adelaide Cabaret Festival audiences on June 18 and 19 when The Kermond 3 Gen Variety Show hits town.

A Moving and Magical “Night-time”

So many people missed the astonishing National Theatre Live on film production of The Curious Incident of The Dog In The Night-Time that Sharmill Films has announced there is a limited re-release over the weekend of 24th and 25th May, 2014. This will probably be your only chance to see this remarkable production and, if you really love great theatre, you should see it.

The King and I in Partnership with the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute

Opera Australia and John Frost, producers of The King and I have announced a partnership with the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) that will see this lavish and opulent production deliver much needed funds to Australia's preeminent child health research institute.

WICKED Performance Raises $80,000 Plus to Support beyondblue

A cheque for almost $83,000 was presented to beyondblue at the final dress rehearsal performance of WICKED on May 4, 2014 at Melbourne’s Regent Theatre.

The hit Broadway musical is beyondblue’s official charity partner and donated the full takings of the sold out performance to help raise awareness of depression and anxiety.

beyondblue CEO Kate Carnell said the donation would go towards continuing beyondblue’s work reducing stigma and encouraging people to take action to get help for depression and anxiety.

STAGE WHISPERS MAGAZINE: May / June 2014 EDITION OUT NOW!!!

In This Edition

• Inside Strictly Ballroom

• Making New Musicals and Comedies

• Anthony Warlow’s Broadway ‘insult.’

• Reg Livermore – Wicked’s New Wizard

• John Paul Young Joins Grease

• Light and Sound Spectaculars

- Shadowlands

- Lighting an Entire Harbor

- Phantom of the Lighting and Sound Rig

• Plus regular features including Broadway and West End, CDs, What’s On, Reviews and Community Theatre

Where There’s A Will

Will Conyers is about to embark on a brand new Cabaret show…his first in 14 years.

Coral Drouyn puts her tongue firmly in her cheek to herald Mr Conyers Second Coming.

Brian D’Arcy James for Adelaide Cabaret Festival

Two time Tony Award nominee and leading man Brian D’Arcy James has starred opposite some of the biggest names on Broadway but now he’s showcasing his diverse talent to Australians for the first time, with his 2014 Adelaide Cabaret Festival show, Under The Influence.

2013 Green Room Award Winners

In its 31st year of acknowledging excellence in the performing arts on the Melbourne stage, the Green Room Awards Association presented the 2013 Awards for performances between January 1st and December 31st 2013 at a ceremony held at the Comedy Theatre, Melbourne, tonight Monday April 28.

 

 

 

 

 

 

MELANIE - THE PEOPLE IN THE FRONT ROW

Legendary singer-songwriter Melanie will kick off her National Tour at the 2014 Adelaide Cabaret Festival. Lesley Reed reports.

Children of the Flower Power generation are sure to be out in force when iconic singer- songwriter Melanie Safka’s new show, The People in the Front Row, has its World Premiere at this year’s Adelaide Cabaret Festival, from 7-9 June, at the start of an Australia-wide tour.

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