This Mardi Gras, Kings, Queens, and everyone in between join forces for a fabulous night of delectable music, comedy and commentary at Bondi Pavilion. Hosted by the dazzling rabble rouser of Australia’s cabaret scene, Catherine Alcorn, Bangers & Mash is a good-old home-cooked variety of banging tunes and mad mash-ups. Alcorn is joined by Helpmann award-winning iOTA and drag royalty Verushka Darling for a night of raucous fun that you won’t forget.
Catherine Alcorn is hailed as ‘a must see!’ (L.A. Times) and ‘absolutely hilarious’ (Time Out) with “a voice to die for” (Stage Noise). Catherine is a multi-award-winning actor, vocal artist, producer and one of the world’s most in-demand entertainers, renowned for her powerhouse vocals and razor sharp wit. In 2018 Catherine made her triumphant USA and Sydney Opera House debut in her most famous role, playing Bette Midler in the critically acclaimed stage production The Divine Miss Bette. A local to the Woollahra/ Waverley area, she has also headlined some of the world’s most celebrated festivals including Sydney Festival, Adelaide Cabaret Festival, and Festival of Voices.
iOTA is a singer, songwriter, composer, musician, producer, playwright, dancer, stage performer, film actor and visual artist. His talents have been recognised with no less than six ARIA Award nominations, four Helpmann Awards, plus Green Room and Sydney Theatre Critics’ Awards. iOTA was the co-creator of Sydney Festival-commissioned Smoke and Mirrors, which sold out Sydney Festival Spiegeltent seasons twice and toured globally.
Verushka Darling is an iconic Hall of Fame inducted drag queen extraordinaire. She burst onto the scene in the early 90’s as a fashion model with ultra-long hair and an hourglass figure. She has both written and performed in award winning stage shows and has produced internationally acclaimed dance parties. She made history in 1999 when she became the first Drag Queen in Australia to host her own TV show, Verushka’s Closet on MTV.
Join Catherine Alcorn, iOTA, and Verushka Darling at the Bondi Pavilion Theatre for a home-cooked variety show full of banging tunes, mad mash-ups, and good-old fun. Recommended for ages 15+, occasional coarse language.
What: Bangers and Mash: A Home Cooked Variety Show
Where: Bondi Pavilion Theatre, Queen Elizabeth Dr, Bondi Beach NSW 2026
When: Friday 16th Feb at 8pm, Saturday 17th Feb at 8pm, Sunday 18th Feb at 5pm
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