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23
Dec
12

The 10th Annual Australian Cabaret Showcase Winners Announced!

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Congratulations to winner Bradley McCaw

& runner up Amelia Ryan

Listen to some of Bradley’s original compositions HERE

Bradley McCaw is an Australian performer, composer, playwright, actor and singer/songwriter. He has worked onstage playing lead roles in countless musicals and toured the world with International singing group ‘The Ten Tenors,’ which included a performance at the 2004 AFL Grand Final.

In 2010, he wrote the music, lyrics and book for his first musical ‘Becoming Bill,’ which was presented during a sold out performance at ‘The Hum Series’ by Joymas Creative Production Company and the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts. In 2011, he was awarded the ‘2011 Young Emerging Playwrights award’ by the Queensland Theatre Company, for his new musical ‘In Good Company.’ The piece was developed and workshopped in partnership with the company during 2011. This was the first musical ever to be awarded this prize. Currently in development are two new plays, ‘Gone Fishin,’ and ‘The Race,’ and his first musical Becoming Bill is preparing for a return season at Judith Wright Centre in December this year.

Recently, Bradley was commissioned to contribute music/lyrics to the Aboriginal Centre of Performing Arts adaptation of Roger Bennett’s play, “Up The Ladder” directed by Queensland Theatre Companies artistic director ‘Wesley Enouch.’ The production opens at the Cremone theatre, QPAC in October this year.

As a singer/songwriter Bradley writes and performs constantly. He bares a passion and love for the music of yesterday and believes that there is still a place for melodic composition in pop music today. He has performed alongside Bernard Fanning, Pete Murray and Candice Alley. He has been seen performing at the Crossbows Festival, Noosa Jazz Festival, Centenary Rocks Festival, Racecourse Rd Carnival, Gympie Muster and The Straddie Stomp, to name a few. In 2010, ‘Mine,’ a song he co-wrote, was a finalist in the ‘Music Oz Awards.’ His music has been heard on Bay FM, 4zzz, and ABC Radio, where he was a feature artists in 2010.

Bradley McCaw

THE PRIZE includes 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 provided a cash prize of $1000, as well as providing travel and accommodation for the New York journey. The winner also receives a photographic and design package courtesy of Blueprint Studios, plus publicity for their tour courtesy of I.P Publicity.

 
21
Dec
12

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…
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16
Dec
12

The 10th Annual Australian Showcase…in Noosa!

 

 

 

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For the first time a heat will be held in Queensland for

The 10th Annual Australian Cabaret Showcase.

 

Jim Berardo’s sophisticated restaurant and bar on Hastings Street in Noosa, is the fine dining venue for the event, which has been sold out since the announcement of the heat! The Noosa crowd don’t miss much!

Your Enterprises’ Jeremy Youett has teamed up with local entertainment master mind, Manager of the Noosa Longweekend, Ian MacKellar, and Jim Berardo to create a one-of-a-kind cabaret evening.

The nine Sunshine Coast entrants include the dazzling Rachael Ward, fresh from her starring role in Chicago on board the Royal Caribbean Allure of the Seas and Adam Flower, who’s been laying low but whom you may remember from our production of Jesus Christ Superstar, which we staged in a warehouse in Kawana in 1999 and broke all Sunshine Coast box office records with Adam in the title role. It’s great to see him back on the circuit. IT WAS TIME.

Rachael Ward Chicago Allure of the Seas

With well-known local piano man, Simon Russell-Baker on the keys, and a dinner menu to make your mouth water, this is an exquisite night of entertainment that most of us will miss this time. And I would have told you about it earlier but there has been SO MUCH HAPPENING. That’s right. Real life has had to take precedence. There will be intermittent posts right up until late January, when we’ll LAUNCH THE WEBSITE. I KNOW.

It’s been a long time coming.

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If you managed to secure a ticket to the 10th Annual Australian Cabaret Showcase in Noosa, enjoy a sophisticated and entertaining evening, hosted by Sam Coward and featuring some of our best new (and returning) talent!

Jeremy Youett Blueprint Studios

Jeremy Youett. Image by Blueprint Studios.

“Despite the challenges of continuing to produce the event when I’m based overseas, the Showcase is something I continue to develop because I strongly believe in it as a platform for developing and supporting Australian talent and the art form… I’m excited to say that we have just confirmed that we will launch heats in Adelaide for the first time in 2013 for the 11th Annual Showcase, with the support of The Adelaide Cabaret Festival and Artistic Director Kate Ceberano.”

Jeremy Youett, Producer of the Australian Annual Cabaret Showcase and General Manager of the New York Musical Theatre Festival

Winner of last year’s comp, Angela Harding, will perform her original cabaret show Just Like You…Only Different (MD Mark Chamberlain) on Friday 21st December at El Rocco’s (Bar Me) in Sydney