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2024 Adelaide Cabaret Festival Media Call

Markus Hamence visits the 2024 Adelaide Cabaret Festival Media Call with Virginia Gay, Johanna Allen, Michelle Pearson and The Hon Andrea Michaels at the Adelaide Festival Centre… 7-22 June 2024

Arist – Michelle Pearson, Markus Hamence, Artist – Johanna Allen, The Hon Andrea Michaels, Artistic Director – Virginia Gay & Executive Producer – Alex Sinclair

Adelaide Cabaret Festival – the biggest cabaret festival in the world and Australia’s favourite winter festival – is inviting audiences to soak it in, with a mischievous, contemporary, and star-studded lineup announced today, and tickets on sale from 10am.

Unveiling her debut program as Artistic Director, award-winning Australian actor, writer, and personality Virginia Gay presents the 24th Adelaide Cabaret Festival, showcasing world-class singers and storytellers throughout 79 performances over 12 nights, including 17 world premieres and 23 Adelaide premieres by international artists from the USA, United Kingdom and New Zealand, plus Australia’s best contemporary cabaret acts.

Audiences are invited to delight in the pleasures of cabaret and community at Adelaide Festival Centre from June 7-22, kicking off with The 2024 Variety Gala red-carpet opening night at Festival Theatre, featuring a surprise smorgasbord of brand-new acts, comedic artists, and cabaret favourites, hosted by Virginia Gay.

Headline acts this year include:

Three-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone performing the Australian debut of her new concert,
A LIFE IN NOTES at Adelaide Festival Centre’s Festival Theatre on June 19. And in an Adelaide exclusive, the incomparable Dame Lisa Simone will present Keeper of the Flame and perform iconic classics of her mother, Dr. Nina Simone, as only she can, for one night only at Festival Theatre on Saturday, June 22.

For ALL the program information head to:

Virgina Gay & Markus Hamence
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