Without me, I’m nothing

Jonathan Duffy is an accomplished actor; stand up comic and award-winning filmmaker. He is also painfully aware that most people have no idea who he is.  Give him one hour and he hopes to change that. With the help of a ...

Drew Downing: Rebel

Cabaret rocker Drew Downing returns to The Butterfly Club for a special Midsumma season. Downing performs as fictitious 60s rock star, Rebel, exposing his life of affairs with the likes of Rock Hudson and James Dean. Sup...

Lay of the Land

Acclaimed for his charged, funny and sexy performance work, internationally acclaimed Tim Miller takes up the most challenging queer social texts of our time. Lay of the Land charts the origin of queer love and desire fr...

Together We Stand

The cast of King Kong are taking time out from their busy performance schedule to support those in need. Cast member, Josh Robson has organised a charity concert with proceeds going towards Mission Australia. “I ap...

Amanda Palmer

One of the music industry’s true mavericks, Amanda Palmer explodes into The Spiegeltent this summer for 10 nights of music and mayhem, performing a special solo show exclusively for Sydney Festival. A pioneer of pu...

The Vaudevillians

The hottest act ever frozen alive has returned from the 1920’s to reclaim their original hits! RuPaul’s Drag Race reigning queen – Jinkx Monsoon makes her Australian debut in The Vaudevillians with co-s...

Friday Nights at Melbourne Now

Four of Melbourne’s hottest musical acts will take to the stage in the NGV’s Great Hall for the Friday Nights at Melbourne Now series beginning Friday 28 February 2014. Headlining on successive Friday nights ...