2021 Cabaret Fringe Festival - 3rd to 13th June

Programme

Cabaret Fringe Festival – 2021 Programme

The year that was...

CANCELLED
60 mins
The Lab

Calling out the Karens, cancelling the conspiracies and capsizing toxic positivity Tash York is bigger, brassier and more bold than ever!

Sat 5th June, 7:30pm
2.5 hours (including interval)
Goodwood Theatre

Burlesque Excellence Awards aims to shine the spotlight on new talent and semi-established artists keen to refine their skills and advance their performer profile, with a chance to win Mentorship and Sponsored prizes.

CANCELLED
120min (includes interval)
Diverse-City

Massive Cocker, Australia's biggest little Joe Cocker tribute, presenting an evening of stories and Joe Cocker's greatest hits.

Fri 11 June, 8pm
60 mins
The Lab

Dolly Diamond is coming back to Adelaide and she’s here to save the cabaret day! As Melbourne enters yet another lockdown week, Dolly is hot-footing it from her secret hideaway location on the Gold Coast back to the City of Churches and she’s ready to entertain.

Thursday 3 June 2021 6:00 PM
Friday 4 June 2021 6:00 PM
60 mins
Nexus Arts

A tale of travel, love and love for travel. A story of Schnitzel, Sauerkraut and Schicksal (fate). A series of sliding-door moments.

CANCELLED
Arthur Art Bar

It's the black-lit fantasy club-night that invites the misfits and queers to enter a super friendly space to explore music, dance and art.

Thu 27 May, 6pm for 6:30pm start
60 mins
Arthur Art Bar

Get a taste of the 2021 festival programme in this one hour show highlighting some of the acts this year.

Sun 13th June, 7pm
Sun 20th June, 8:30pm
Mon 21st June, 8:30pm
60 mins
The Jade

3.5 years, 197 casual shifts and 494 bottles of red wine was all it took for Amelie Peters to realise that the #retaillyf was not for her.

Thursday 3 June 2021 8:30 PM
Wednesday 9 June 2021 8:30 PM
55 mins
The Jade

A musical love-fest that transcends music era and expectations as "The Good Girls" peek out of their recital box and become song curious.

Fri 4th June, 8pm
Sat 12th June, 2pm & 8pm
60 mins
Arthur Art Bar

A first date takes an unexpected turn when it’s discovered both Veronika and Benjamin have a history with the same man...featuring songs from rock, to musical theatre hits and pop classics.

Sun 13th June, 3pm
60 mins
The Parks Theatre (1)

A murder at a cabaret bar. A whole host of eccentric characters, each with compelling motivations, and each more likely than the next to be to blame.

Fri 4th June, 9:30pm
Thurs 10th June, 8pm
Fri 11th June, 8pm
Thurs 17th June, 8pm
Fri 18th June, 8:30pm
Sat 19th June, 8:30pm
Thurs 24th June, 8pm
Fri 25th June, 8:30pm
Sat 26th June, 8:30pm

60 mins
Arthur Art Bar

Mix part physical theatre, part bubble artistry and one part neo-burlesque, and you get a soapy concoction of kinky, in-your-face theatrics.

Friday 11 June 2021 at 6:00 PM (optional dinner), 8pm show
120 mins
Diverse-City

For a few hours, nothing else will matter while you listen and sing along to songs about travelling.

Sun 20 June, 4:30pm and 7:30pm
90 mins
Diverse-City

Cabaret EXPLODES off the stage as the multi-talented students of UniSA’s Cabaret course share with you their take on the artform of cabaret. Songs, stories, sketches and skullduggery, original and re-interpreted, aided and abetted by cabaret gurus and mentors Catherine Campbell, Hew Parham, Alex Wignall and Michael Griffiths. Break the rules!

CANCELLED
50 mins
Arthur Art Bar

Influenced by the peepshows and kabaretts of Amsterdam and Berlin, view your favourite drag and risqué cabaret artists alongside the hottest talent in burlesque, boylesque, circus and pole dance.

Friday 4 June 2021 at 7:30 PM
90 min (includes interval)
Arkaba Hotel

Roll back to the fabulous 1960s, when cabaret was cool and lounge crooners were King! The Rad Pack is coming to Cabaret Fringe for one night only!

Sunday 13 June 2021 at 2:00 PM
60 mins
Sinclair Gully Winery

Join Emma, as she embodies as woodland nymph, on an otherworldly journey using myths, legends and fantasy to look at the realities of life.

CANCELLED
60 mins
The Parks Theatre (2)

Join the galaxy’s first-ever fully-loaded intergalactic spaceship cabaret bar, Space Club Cabaret, as they prepare for their first-night grand opening

Thur 10th June, 9:30pm
Fri 11th June, 9:30pm
50 mins
Arthur Art Bar

A Hen’s Night party for those who aren’t sure if they’re ready to commit to an eternity of mediocre sex.

CANCELLED
50 mins
Arthur Art Bar

Are you being the best you? Drinking enough water? Being a good human? Kicking habits and life goals? No. No you're not. And that's OK, we've got your back bitches!

CANCELLED
150 mins
Adelaide Irish Club

A variety gala featuring some of Adelaide’s best old and new talent. Hosted by AFL Masters team The Southern Slugs, the event will also support those affected by the Kangaroo Island bushfires.

Sun 13th June, 7pm
60 mins
The Parks Theatre (2)

There’s candle-wax dripping down the tables, and grime on the glasses and waitresses who’ve seen better days. But Club Black Widow has always felt they offer their customers something unique - a place where you never have to fake a smile.

CANCELLED
90 mins (plus interval)
Goodwood Theatre

A musical journey through the last century with hints of jazz and blues accompanied by smooth vocals and glamorous performances from the best bump and grinders in the business.

Tues 8th June, 6pm
Wed 9th June, 6pm
Sun 13th June, 9:30pm

50 mins
The Jade

Spend a night with Jamie Alexandra & The Flower, as Jamie entertains sexual education and liberation. Literally. It’s a delicious.

Saturday 12 June 2021 at 7:00 PM
60 mins
Nexus Arts

Little Man is a love letter to the 90s rainbow overalled, Spice Girls loving queer kids. It’s a show about growing up.

Sun 13th June, 7pm
100 mins
The Parks Theatre (1)

Ready for a cheeky cabaret extravaganza? With top hats, tails, sparkles and feathers the Choo and Peek ladies are ready to entertain!