Adelaide Cabaret Festival cancelled

But plans to do something online...

This year’s Adelaide Cabaret Festival has been cancelled amid the ongoing public health emergency.

The event, scheduled for June, would have been the 20th year of the event.

Artistic director Julia Zemiro said: ‘In my final year as Artistic Director I could not have been more thrilled to be at the helm of this celebration. Sadly, it can’t be. 

‘This is truly one of those moments for me where you realise how you take things for granted: Like putting on a show, inviting people along and raising a glass. 

‘We are now working on ways to take the cabaret platform online – cabaret has always been a way for artists to express political commentary and satire in a way that uplifts audiences and perhaps that’s what we need at this time. Watch this space.’

Published: 24 Mar 2020

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