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Auckland Live Cabaret Season

The Civic is reconnecting with its scandalous youth and hosting live cabaret for one week.
By Bronte Stevenson
May 16, 2019
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Auckland Live Cabaret Season

The Civic is reconnecting with its scandalous youth and hosting live cabaret for one week.
By Bronte Stevenson
May 16, 2019
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When music, drag, theatre, and comedy mix together, you get the Auckland Live Cabaret Season. After reconnecting with its scandalous youth, The Civic has decided to host a live cabaret for one week, and one week only, because too much glam could be dangerous.

From 11–16 June, multiple shows will be rumbling within the jewel of Auckland. Different shows will be popping up each night for a week. Starting with Delicious Oblivion, rousing anthems that explore the hypocrisy of politics and the art of the possible.

In true drag-form, The Heels are Alive plays on words, as well as your heart. Yummy is a transgressive and gender fluid party, while The NZ Mix Tape celebrates New Zealand music. Grand Opening is by wickedly wonderful Wellington theatre-makers, as you roam room-to-room and catch a glimpse of what lies behind the velvet curtain. A secret doorway will lead to the venue's hidden piano bar, packed with cabaret artists, musicians and late-night magic. Host Reuben Kaye will be holding court, stirring martinis and inviting punters to take to the stage.

If you're looking for glitz and glam, you have most certainly come to the right place. Come for a show or two from the hefty and fabulous lineup.

For tickets, prices, and full session times check out the Auckland Live website.

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