Michael Griffiths: Songs by KylieCABARET
He’s been Annie Lennox, Cole Porter and Madonna to great acclaim. Now Helpmann award-winner Michael Griffiths explores the songs, stories and locomotion of Australian pop princess, Kylie Minogue. Put your hand on your heart and step back in time, Kylie wouldn’t change a thing!
Written and directed by Helpmann award winner Dean Bryant
“One infectious tune after another…tailor made for one of Australia’s most prodigious cabaret talents” — The Advertiser
Michael graduated from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) with a Bachelor in Music Theatre in 1999 and has a Diploma in Music Composition. He won the Helpmann Award for Best Cabaret Performer in 2016 for his Cole Porter tribute, Cole and was nominated for a Green Room Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as Bob Crewe in Jersey Boys. He has also appeared in Priscilla Queen of the Desert, We Will Rock You! and Shout!
His acclaimed one man cabaret shows In Vogue: Songs By Madonna, Sweet Dreams: Songs By Annie Lennox, Adolescent and Cole have delighted critics and audiences across every cabaret festival in Australia and beyond to New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, London, Hong Kong, Christchurch, Auckland and Edinburgh Fringe where he received five star reviews and standing ovations.
In 2017 he toured California, played Feinstein’s/54 Below in New York, London’s Royal Albert Hall and with his dear friend Amelia Ryan is touring Livvy & Pete: The Songs of Olivia Newton-John and Peter Allen across Australia. His original song ‘Resemblance’ was featured in the award-winning ABC documentary Sperm Donors Anonymous. Michael won the Best Cabaret Adelaide Fringe Award in 2014 and Best Cabaret Adelaide Fringe Weekly Award in 2015 and 2016.
Assembly George Square Theatre – The Bubble
1-12, 14-31 August