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The 10th Annual Australian Cabaret Showcase Finalists Announced!

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Following preliminary heats in Queensland, Victoria and New South Wales Monday December 17 through Wednesday December 19, the 10th Annual Cabaret Showcase announced today, the full lineup of 12 outstanding cabaret finalists from across Australia who will compete at a sizzling grand final this Saturday December 22 at The Basement, Sydney.

This year’s winner will receive the biggest prize package in Showcase history…

 

including the opportunity to perform a newly devised solo show at The Adelaide, Melbourne, Brisbane and Ballarat Cabaret Festivals, The Noosa Longweekend Festival and in New York at The New York Musical Theatre Festival, all with flights and  accommodation!

The Ron and Margaret Dobell Foundation will once again provide a cash prize of $1000, as well as providing travel and accommodation for the New York journey. The winner will also receive a photographic and design package courtesy of Blueprint Studios, plus publicity for their tour courtesy of I.P Publicity.

In a first for the Showcase and with the generous support of The Ron and Margaret Dobell Foundation, this year will see 3 acts traveling to Sydney after being selected at the recent Melbourne heats. Thanks to the Noosa Longweekend Festival we also are pleased to be including the first inaugural winner of Queensland heats in the Sydney Grand Final lineup.

 

AND THE GRAND FINALISTS ARE…

 

From Sydney –

Melody Beck

Natalie Carboni

Mara Davis

Daniel Downing

Kerrie Anne Greenland

Amelia Ryan

Maryann Wright

 

From Melbourne –

Karin Danger
Emma Clair Ford

Andrew Strano and Loclan Mackenzie-Spencer

 

and from Brisbane –

Bradley McCaw

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 Judges for the 2012 Showcase Grand Final will include; Adelaide Cabaret Festival and Festival Centre Producer Torben Brookman, Noosa Long Weekend Festival Artistic Director Ian MacKellar, Co-Artistic Director of the Melbourne Cabaret Festival David Read, Chairman of the Board Ron Dobell, Co-Artistic Director of The Ballarat Cabaret Festival Sean GunnTheatrical Agent and Showcase Founder Emeritus Les Solomon, and the General Manager of The New York Musical Theatre Festival and Executive Producer of The Australian Cabaret Showcase Jeremy Youett.

 

Hosted by previous Showcase winners Nick Christo and Sheridan Harbridge, the evening will also include guest performances by winner of the first annual Showcase James Millar, prior to his upcoming West End engagement, last years winner Angela Harding and 2010 winner Toby Francis, with resident Showcase Musical Director Mark Chamberlain at the piano.

Book now to witness the next generation of Australia’s cabaret stars!!

The 10th Annual Australian Cabaret Showcase GRAND FINAL

The Basement

7 Macquarie Place, Sydney NSW

For Dining Options: www.thebasement.com.au or phone 02 9251 2797

Saturday – Dec 22

8pm (Doors open at 7pm)

BOOKINGS


Advance bookings, all tickets General Admission $40, or $45 at the door

Moshtix | www.moshtix.com.au | Ph: 1300 438 849

Angela Harding
ANGELA HARDING, SYDNEY SHOW
TONIGHT ONLY!

Festival Prize winner at the 9th Annual Australian Cabaret Showcase, Angela Harding gets ready to wow Sydney audiences tonight! 

As a result of her win at The 9th Annual Australian Cabaret Showcase, Harding scored a fully produced Australian tour of her original solo show, with an invitation to perform at some of Australia’s biggest music festivals$1000 cash prize and a photographic and design package.


Now it’s time for Sydney audiences to catch Australia’s newest cabaret sensation…
 
Harding explores the highs and lows of employment, marriage and school days while unlocking a vault of well-kept secrets in Just Like You…Only Different! 

Musical Director: Mark Chamberlain



IN SYDNEY TONIGHT
For 1 Night Only!

Friday 21st December
7pm


El Roccos (Bar Me)
154 Brougham Street,
Kings Cross NSW 
CLICK HERE TO BOOK NOW
or 
1300 GET TIX (438 849)
Thanks to our Major Festival Partners, we’re able to offer this year’s Showcase winner the biggest prize package in our 10 year history!
Check them out below and see what they have planned for their respective 2013 seasons…
2012 Cabaret Showcase
 
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