Friday, March 25, 2011

Drag queen extraordinaire Kaye Sera is our special guest

Kaye Sera (pictured) has been a fixture on Melbourne's gay scene for more than 15 years. On Tuesday night at Chapel off Chapel she's hosting a BIZARRE fundraiser to support her intimate cabaret salon in St Kilda. In The Cabaret Room she tells us about her life and many faceted career to date. We'll also talk to Analisa Bell about her show Gold-Digger, pay tribute to the wonderful Elizabeth Taylor, play some tracks by Natalie Gamsu and our featured composer is Cy Coleman.

Sunday, March 20, 2011

The Bad Boys of Music Theatre, Elaine Stritch and Stephen Sondheim

In the Cabaret Room we talk to The Bad Boys of Music Theatre (pictured) and to Lisa Nightingale about Ana-Lucia and the Baron. We feature Elaine Stritch and salute Stephen Sondheim on the eve of his 81st birthday.

Friday, March 11, 2011

Divas Galore

In The Cabaret Room tomorrow night at 9pm it's wall to wall divas, Marlene Dietrich, Ethel Merman, Billie Holiday, Edith Piaf, Ella Fitzgerald, Carol Channing, Judy Garland and many more. We also talk to Elle Richards about her show Can You Catch Pregnancy? and Linda Beatty about her show The Unenchanted Princess.

Friday, March 4, 2011

Composer John Bucchino is our special guest

It's an extra special show this week, in the 1st hour our featured composer is John Bucchino (pictured) and we'll be speaking to him live in the studio. John will talk about the songwriters who have influenced him, teaching and mentoring music theatre students, working with Harvey Fierstein and his revue "It's Only Life". In the 2nd hour we'll spotlight the late Jonathan Larson and his show "Rent". And Peter will phone in from Sydney to give us a close-up view of Mardi Gras.