Barry Humphries Weimar Cabaret Tickets and Hotel

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Tickets + hotel fr £34 / person

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Show notes

Running time: 2 hours 10 minutes

Booking from: 11 Jul 2018

Booking until: 29 Jul 2018

The Show
Barry Humphries is our masterfully seasoned emcee and cabaret diva Meow Meow our chanteuse in this risqué, sophisticated and seductive tribute to the jazz-infused music of the Weimar Republic.

Some describe it as cabaret’s golden age: the remarkable period in 1920s and 30s’ Berlin when hedonistic partying and social revolution turned nightclubs into hotbeds of decadent entertainment.

Reawakening that spirit in this revelatory concert, our hosts acquaint us with the oft-forgotten composers of the time, many Jewish, whose art would soon be condemned as ‘degenerate’ by the Nazis, dancing as it did on the edge of a precipice.

Best known as Dame Edna Everage, Humphries sets aside his alter ego to share his personal passion for a period that has long fascinated him, his witty anecdotes and irreverent asides providing interludes to a treasure trove of songs and instrumentals.

With Meow Meow giving us Kurt Weill standards alongside rarities from Friedrich Hollaender, Ernst Krenek and Erwin Schulhoff, both world-renowned Australian artists are accompanied live onstage by London’s trailblazing Aurora Orchestra.


Theatre details

Barbican

Barbican
Silk Street
London
EC2Y 8DS

Directions:
(10mins) Take Goswell Road and turn right at Fann Street. Continue straight onto Fortune Street, before turning right at Whitecross Street and follow it all the way down to the theatre entrance.

Tube:
Barbican station is 5 minute walk (408 metres)

Performances

MatineeEvening
Tuesday7.45pm
Wednesday2.30pm7.45pm
Thursday7.45pm
Friday7.45pm
Saturday2.30pm7.45pm
Sunday3pm
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Barry Humphries Weimar Cabaret

Barbican
Silk Street
London
EC2Y 8DS

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