MELT 2018 Review: Get ready for a close encounter of the cabaret kind, with Briefs: Close Encounters (Brisbane Powerhouse until June 2nd)

May 24, 2018

The Briefs boys are back in Brisbane, returning from a distant glamourous future to spread a message of hope, love, and fabulous good times. Led by their drag queen mistress Shivannah (Fez Fa’anana), the stage is set for a night of stunning aerial acrobatics, powerful lip syncs, and raucous good fun. This is cabaret at […]

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Interview: Harry Clayton-Wright readies tearaway teen, Rebecca, for Adelaide Fringe Festival first

December 8, 2017

Entertainer. Performance artist. International mischief maker. Internet provocateur. Three descriptions of British artist Harry Clayton-Wright, that are more than fitting. An entertainer unafraid of pushing boundaries of trashy comedy and cabaret, toeing the line of cheeky risqué and the all-out ribald, Clayton-Wright’s work mixes endearing charm with a maniacal confidence that has made him a popular […]

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Review: BRIEFS head out of this world with Close Encounters at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival

June 11, 2017

Seated at a table at the end of a catwalk thrust out into the Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent, two girls in their mid to late-20’s take up seats around the same table, wide-eyed and chattering excitedly. A well-dressed bearded man dances his way over to the table holding a silver bucket, singing to the disco music […]

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Ali McGregor & Eddie Perfect’s sophomore Adelaide Cabaret Festival kicks off at Her Majesty’s Theatre

June 10, 2017

The Adelaide Cabaret Festival is officially off and running for another year – with hundreds of Cabaret lovers streaming out into the cold Friday city night for the annual festival Variety Gala to mark the Opening Night. For Ali McGregor and Eddie Perfect‘s second year as Artistic Directors, the program demonstrates an emphasis on the cultivation on homegrown […]

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8 Must See Shows at The Adelaide Cabaret Festival

June 6, 2017

Cabaret is an art form that has something for everyone. The Adelaide Cabaret Festival, running from the 9th to the 24th of June showcases this perfectly. In its 17th year, it has a great mix of classic and contemporary performers from both Australia and overseas. We have listed some of the must-see acts for you […]

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Briefs: When the Second Coming turns into Encounters of The Third Kind

February 26, 2017

It’s passed 5pm on a Saturday afternoon in Adelaide. Away from the sun-kissed public-crawling surrounds of the Royal Croquet Club, Briefs Creative Director Fez Fa’anana sits in a dressing room, meticulously applying makeup. A corporate gig has been lined up for the Adelaide Fringe Festival favourite, meaning it’s all systems go. And that’s just the beginning of his night. […]

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Sydney Festival Review: Briefs is exactly the non-PC drag show the world needs right now (Through 22nd January)

January 9, 2017

In a world of political uncertainty, where rhetoric that sits against the values of equality lingers and the seeming equilibrium of the world is driving us all mad, nothing feels more necessary than a perverse drag show enjoying a residency at one of the world’s most prestigious events, the Sydney Festival. Thankfully, Briefs: The Second […]

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Adelaide Fringe Festival Review: BRIEFS – The Panama Club, Royal Croquet Club (01.03.16)

March 1, 2016

Alright, so the Adelaide Fringe Festival is now in its third week and the city and its dwellers are pretty well settled in and comfortable with the madness the festival brings. No longer is it a novelty to see performers spruiking their shows through the east end of the city. Nor is it a shock […]

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Premieres, Returns & Crowd Favourites: 10 must see shows of the 2016 Adelaide Fringe Festival!

February 8, 2016

Even though Adelaide’s reputation as The Festival State may have taken a hit in recent years with the loss of two major touring festivals, the city still remains a hub of activity through February and March when the Adelaide Fringe Festival takes over seemingly every nook and cranny of the CBD. Second only to Edinburgh in […]

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