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A Night At The Musicals - MELT 2017

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by Kevin Liepins (subscribe)
A lover of Brisbane, particularly the Moreton Bay region at Wynnum Manly and the beautiful Scenic Rim and have live in the Queensland Outback. A freelance writer always looking for the new and quirky places and event in my own backyard.
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Fabulous frocks and ballsy ballads
Cue, lights, glitter, make-up and a Darth Vader mask. This show has it all right from the off.

Fabulous frocks and music abound in 'A Night At The Musicals' at the Brisbane Powerhouse as part of the MELT 2017 Festival.

Jonny Woo & Le Gateau Chocolat
Jonny Woo & Le Gateau Chocolat – Image from website


Be treated to a 'dragtastic' double act of the extraordinary talent of Jonny Woo and Le Gateau Chocolat for 'an evening of unadulterated musical theatre nonsense' that will literally 'drag' you back to some magnificent musicals. No show is off limits as the duo performs a very catty but hilarious version of Grease with the audience singing along to Jonny Woo's rendition of Sandra Dee.

Jonny Woo & Le Gateau Chocolat
Jonny Woo & Le Gateau Chocolat

'Les Misérmassacre' is one of the evening's highlights with Jonny Woo playing a multitude of characters.

The evening promises 'a raucous night of ballsy ballads, delightful duets and slaughtered show tunes' and it delivers in spades. It was side-splittingly funny which underlies the musical talent of UK Drag Icon and Artiste Extraordinaire Jonny Woo and the multi-award winner and star of La Clique & La Soirée, the bearded wonder that is Le Gateau Chocolat who gives 'her' all in an evening of unadulterated musical theatre nonsense.

A Night At The Musicals is a tortured love letter to the glorious genre of musical theatre. High glamour, intense assholism, divine costumes and raggedy choreography are guaranteed in a night you'll never forget!


A Night At The Musicals is part of the Powerhouse MELT festival celebrating Brisbane's diverse queer communities.

Jonny Woo & Le Gateau Chocolat – Image from website
Jonny Woo & Le Gateau Chocolat – Image from website


Performances are from Friday 27 to Sunday 29 January. Do not be disappointed and book now from the Brisbane Powerhouse website.
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Why? A Night At The Musicals
When: Fri 27 Jan 7.30, Sat 28 Jan 3pm & 7.30pm, Sun 29 Jan 6pm
Phone: (07) 3358 8600
Where: Brisbane Powershuse
Cost: $32-38
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