“There are not many women who can stun an audience into pin-drop silence with an exquisitely delivered torch song one moment and rock the rafters with laughter the next. Meow Meow... is that rare combination - devilish funny bones and heavenly vocal chords...no one now does it better than Meow” - Evening Standard UK
Saturday, April 21: 8P | Sunday, April 22: 7P | Tickets: $100/$80/$65/$55/$25* *Student tickets
SophistiTIX Members (Ages 21-35) receive a 25% discount (limited to 2 tickets per performance). More details here!
Purr-fect post-post-modern diva MEOW MEOW’s unique brand of kamikaze cabaret kitsch and performance art exotica has hypnotised, inspired and terrified audiences worldwide. With an extraordinary voice described as “Diamanda Galas drowned in cherry liquer”, the spectacular crowd-surfing queen of song ‘drags cabaret kicking and screaming into the 21st century’ (Time Out NY), with trail-blazing sell-out seasons from New York and Berlin to London’s Soho Theatre, the West End and Sydney Opera House.
Two of the most acclaimed cabaret artists in the world - international cabaret goddess, Meow Meow, and music director Lance Horne (also musical director to cabaret icon Alan Cumming) - cleared their schedules to fly across the pond and kick off The Cabaret’s season of grand openings in true cabaret-style.
Welcome to a wild night of sequins and satire, original "chansons apocalyptiques", witty wicked Weimar, 1930’s Shanghai showtunes, 60’s French pop, Brel, Brecht, Casal, Kitt, Radiohead revisioned. Music. Mayhem. Magnificence.
Student Tickets: $25 (Student ID must be shown at door when checking in).
SophistiTIX: MEMBERS (AGES 21-35) WILL RECEIVE 25% OFF PER TICKET. MUST BE A SophistiTIX AT TIME OF PURCHASE. MEMBERSHIP IS FREE! CLICK HERE TO JOIN.
Post-post-modern diva Meow Meow has hypnotised, inspired, and terrified audiences globally with unique creations and sell-out seasons from New York’s Lincoln Center and Berlin’s Bar Jeder Vernunft to London’s West End and the Sydney Opera House.
Named one of the ‘Top Performers of the Year’ by The New Yorker, the spectacular crowd-surfing tragi-comedienne has been called “sensational” (The Times), a “diva of the highest order” (New York Post), “The Queen of Chanson” (Berliner Zeitung), and “a phenomenon” by the Australian press. Her award-winning solo works have been curated by David Bowie, Pina Bausch, Mikhail Baryshnikov and numerous international arts festivals.
As well as being a prolific music and theatre creator, she specialises in the Weimar repertoire and French chanson, and recently appeared as Titania in Emma Rice’s revolutionary A Midsummer Night’s Dream season at Shakespeare’s Globe. She has just performed in Tom Waits’s Opera The Black Rider as part of the 2017 Melbourne Festival presented in association with Victorian Opera and Malthouse Theatre. She has performed Weill's Seven Deadly Sins with Orchestra Victoria and and had an opera written for her by Victorian Opera, She has performed As Jenny in Weill’s Threepenny Opera in Paris and London with the London Philharmonic.
Meow has also recently performed at the Berlin Philharmonic with Pink Martini, then at Brighton Festival with Souvenir – a fantastical song cycle she has written with composers Jherek Bischoff and August Von Trapp at the Theatre Royal – then conjured a bespoke creation for Liverpool Culture’s Sgt Pepper at Fifty involving the city’s brass bands, a riot and a requiem in a graveyard.
Meow comes direct from her concerts of “Meow’s Pandemonium” with Sydney Symphony Orchestra at the Sydney Opera House, her solo concerts with London Philharmonic Orchestra at Royal Festival Hall, and her original work Apocalypse Meow at Shakespeare’s Globe over the Holiday Season . She performs next with Bergen Philharmonic Norway and then with Barry Humphries and Orchestra for a three week concert season at the Barbican in London.
"Awesome venue! I tell everyone I know about The Cabaret and encourage them to see a show."