Frank Ford’s Top Ten (Or So) Picks Of The Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2015
Frank Ford AM is affectionately known as the ‘Father of the Fringe’. He was the founding chair of the Adelaide Fringe, and was instrumental in creating what is now the largest festival of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere – the second largest in the world.
A lover of Cabaret, Frank went on to create our internationally-acclaimed Adelaide Cabaret Festival, the largest festival of its kind in the world. The Adelaide Cabaret Festival presents artists from Australia and the world to South Australia and lovers of Cabaret.
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Many people have been asking Frank for some guidance in choosing from this year’s jam-packed and fabulous Cabaret Festival program, so here are some of his suggestions to get you started.
The Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2015 will light up the Adelaide Festival Centre from Fri 5 Jun until Sat 20 Jun.
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Peter & Jack:
Curated by Barry Humphries and dedicated to two Australian musical legends performed by an all-star cast. (Page 4)
Another brilliant Bernadette Robinson’s ‘tour de force’ portraying the singers who performed for US Presidents. (Page 5)
The Tap Pack:
Sing and joke in this sensational tap dancing show inspired by the outrageous capers of the original Vegas Rat Pack. (Page 7)
Songs From The Middle:
Multi–talented, Eddie Perfect’s original, sparkling, musical cocktail of his youthful reminiscences. (Page 38)
Michaela Burger is mesmerising; capturing the essence of Piaf’s passion; her lovers and her jour de vivre. (Page 16)
From Gawler to the West End, the songs and story behind the meteoric rise of this musical theatre super-star. (Page 22)
Michael Griffiths – Cole:
The debonair Michael Griffiths seduces us with the brilliant, mischievous songs of the master, Cole Porter. (Page 12)
I’m Every Woman: (Page 37)
Trevor Ashley’s long-awaited return with his astonishing, spectacularly-dressed transformations of legendary divas.
“See you at the magical and fun Festival of Cabaret!
The Adelaide Cabaret Festival will come to life at the Adelaide Festival Centre from Fri 5 Jun until Sat 20 Jun.
For full program and to book on-line go to: www.adelaidecabaretfestival.com.au or phone BASS on 131 246
Shows will sell out! BOOK NOW!