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Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2019

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WE are heading into the second big week of the Adelaide Cabaret Festival and there are still plenty of amazing artists to see. If you haven’t seen The Swell Mob yet, get in quick as only 50 people can be immersed into Flabbergast Theatre’s world of thieves, fogle- hunters, dandies and deception during each show. It’s a highlight not to be missed – until June 22. Other Adelaide Cabaret Festival highlights include: Iota – Slap and Tickle: Slap is a clown and Tickle is his gimp. Slap (iOTA) is the brains behind this variety show taking on multiple roles of the cast while Tickle (Russell Leonard) rolls with the punches and dreams of a better life. Backed by an 11-piece jazz orchestra, Slap and Tickle is a hilarious and unexpectedly moving exploration of the variety genre, enduring talent and the ties that bind. June 21-22 Elaine Crombie: Janet’s Vagrant Love: Star of celebrated televisions hits Redfern Now, Grace Beside Me, Black Comedy, 8MMM and Kiki & Kitty, Elaine Crombie is no stranger to a good yarn, a laugh and a song. A proud Pitjantjatjar, Yunkunjtajarra, Warrimal, South Sea and German descended woman, Elaine is a powerhouse performer with an incredible voice and a story to tell. Elaine brings her new show to Adelaide Cabaret Festival to share a world full of music, laughs, loss and love complete with an original score. June 21-22 Spontaneous Broadway: Don’t miss Australia’s favourite improv musical comedy show thrilling audiences worldwide with hilarious new Broadway shows created every night on the spot. The finest musical comic improvisors in the land, including Cal Wilson, Rik Brown, Scott Brennan and Genevieve Morris along with host Russell Fletcher and maestro John Thorn, bring your suggestions to life with dance numbers, duets and laughs galore. If you love musicals, you’ll adore Spontaneous Broadway. If you hate musicals, you’ll love it even more. June 19-22 For more shows visit:  New Book of Mormon tickets AN additional preview was announced today for the upcoming Adelaide season of The Book of Mormon, on Tuesday 25 June at 7:30pm at the Festival Theatre. This will be the first chance for fans to see the much-anticipated Broadway smash hit in Adelaide. All tickets for this special preview are $20 and go on sale at 9am,Thursday, 20 June at the Festival Centre. Tickets for this preview performance are only available in person through the Adelaide Festival Centre box office which will open at 9am on Thursday, 20 June. These tickets are available on a ‘first come- first served’ basis. Up to two tickets may be purchased per customer and valid ID must be shown during the transaction (this ID will be used for identification on the day of the performance). All tickets are subject to availability and cannot be re-sold. Tickets for other Book of Mormon shows are available now at: