The Cabaret Fringe Festival
The Cabaret Fringe Festival is an annual open access festival in Adelaide, 1 - 29 June 2019.
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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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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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Somethings Got A Hold On Me

Ladies and Gentleman, brace yourself for a jaw stopping adventure of Cabaret and timeless musical classics!
Let us take you through some ‘burlesque bygone eras’ with some sumptuous and enticing tunes from the fabulously delicious singer- Sarah Lloyde and the charming showman and musical direction of Willy Metzer and his band Jazz It UP.
Together they will join forces with Fafi D’Alour to bring you a Cabaret Fringe show not to be missed.

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The After Hours Cabaret Club

Welcome to the After Hours Cabaret Club. We’ve enough sass, charm and decadence to power a moonshine distillery…
Witness the creme-de-la-creme of the carnie world do things you’ve never seen before, and may never see again. World class burlesque, circus, sideshow and a few things that are a bit, what the f**k?!
It’s scandalously sophisticated, deliciously debauched and wildly unpredictable! Remember, anything goes After Hours…

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Shake It

‘Shake It’ features the best of burlesque, combined with foul mouthed songstress Minnie Andrews (from ‘Papillon’). Minnie hosts one of the most outrageous events at the Cabaret Fringe, with special guest acts from across the festival of burlesque, circus and cabaret. This will not be polite, this will not be gentle, we are SHAKING IT UP!

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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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Tash York: Adulting

If you’ve ever been engaged at 19 or racked up parking fines worth a house deposit, than like Tash York you’ve probably not mastered “”Adulting”.

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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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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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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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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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