The Cabaret Fringe Festival
The Cabaret Fringe Festival is an annual open access festival in Adelaide, 1 - 29 June 2019.
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Auntie Boo’s Variety Diner

Saturday night…sorted! Place your reservation, grab your drinks and take your seat for an hour of comedy, burlesque and circus….oh & auntie boo’s famous meat raffle! All hosted by the murderous mistress of mayhem, auntie boo.

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Straighten Up and Fly Right

Join Adelaide vocalists Dennis Russell and the Tunisian Nights Little Big Band for a night of the iconic swing music made famous by artists such as Frank Sinatra, Michael Buble, Louis Armstrong, and more!

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Frolic & Follies

A contemporary twist on the phenomenon of the “Ziegfeld Follies”, serving up spectacular acts of cabaret, dance, comedy and more. Parades of girls bringing together a celebration of the female, dripping in jewels and feathers, with some serious vintage style and talent to match. With inspiration of Ziegfeld’s eye for fine aesthetics, passion for extravagance, you will see huge hits and high kicks!

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Papillon Unplugged

A spectacular and debaucherous buffet of circus, cabaret and comedy turning typical circus on its head. This is Papillon Unplugged – stripped back to it’s best and most intimate! Papillon has toured around Australia, winning awards, selling out seasons and receiving rave reviews. Do not miss Papillon Unplugged!

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Petty Bitches

To be petty is not to be childish, it’s to be specific, REALLY SPECIFIC, because every detail counts. Internationally acclaimed, award-winning comedy cabaret bitches, Boo Dwyer & Tash York have combined forces to present a conference like no other – it won’t make you a better person, but a pettier person.

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Idris Stanton – WHAM GLAM CIRCUS MAN!

Magic, Music, Comedy and Circus! All set to a banging rock and roll sound track! If you like death defying circus stunts and side splitting comedy, then don’t miss this rock and roll extravaganza! WINNER of BEST CIRCUS in Perth, Melbourne and Adelaide Fringe festivals.

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Cabaret Collective

Back for the third year in a row, the Choo la la ladies hit the stage to entertain, dazzle and enthrall you! A true showcase of Burlesque fusion with an ode to all things Cabaret. Special guest appearances from Di’s Dapper Tappers and Bo la la.

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27 Black Dresses

Allegria is a 30 strong female acappella singing group formed in 2008 and led by the talented musical director Angela Sharp. This group loves performing and their 2016 solo fringe shows “33 and 1/3 shades of love” at the Jade Monkey and 2018 shows “Into the Dark” in the Adina tunnels were sell outs.

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Lani 66

The story of Lani Hall, lead singer of Brasil 66. At 19 years of age, she was approached by legendary band leader, Sergio Mendes, who persuaded her to join the group. A year later, they shot to global stardom, and Lani’s life would be changed forever.

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Friendly Feminism for the Mild Mannered

In a cabaret debut, Millicent Sarre’s Friendly Feminism for the Mild Mannered is a crash course in modern intersectional feminism, featuring original pop songs, relatable anecdotes and a healthy dose of audience participation. A show for avid feminists and sceptics alike, this is a cabaret debut not to be missed.

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Cabaret Showcase University of South Australia

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 mentorsHew Parahm, Michael Griffiths and Catherine Campbell.
Break the rules! (sold out 2014-2018)

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