Backstage With D & M

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Get set for a unique bird's eye view of all the backstage antics that ensue when two of Hollywood's finest, Doris Day & Marilyn Monroe share the stage & dressing room.

Starting well before the curtain is up, the glitzy performers thrive off their audiences' responses & are most eager to please. Ever the consummate professionals, despite wardrobe malfunctions & choreography mishaps, these vivacious blondes sizzle with saucy dialogue & heartfelt singing. Presented by Break The Ice Entertainment, Backstage With D & M features a medley of show tunes with some surprise numbers.

Dynamic acting duo Rachael Horbelt & Alex Schulze pay homage to the iconic blondes, taking some artistic liberties along the way to present a spellbinding cabaret voyage back to the 50s & beyond. The extraordinary Will Metzer provides fitting flamboyant piano accompaniment, channeling the late Victor Borge. Shimmy up close & personal with Doris & Marilyn aboard this dazzling deep & meaningful journey on & off stage.

Please note: Pre/Post Show 2 or 3 course dinner available in Skyline Restaurant at an additional fee of $49-$59 (except for Sunday 19th Feb 14:00 performance). Bookings essential and can be made online http://www.skylinerestaurant.com.au.

Presented by:
Mike Stewart Big Band

Since its inception in 2006, The Mike Stewart Big Band has played a leading role at the forefront of Adelaide's live music scene. Featuring many of the finest local jazz musicians, the MSBB has invested 10 years to build the big band community in South Australia. For the 2017 Fringe the MSBB will collaborate with long time colleague and friend, Luke Thompson, to present a selection of Aussie Rock songs in a way you have never heard them before! Luke is no stranger the the MSBB, performing in several shows including "Basie, Sinatra and Beyond" in the Adelaide Fringe, Mt Barker's Hoot Festival and the "Out of the Square" Concert series. Luke is involved in a number of projects, and has performed nationally and internationally. His most recent travels landed him in Germany for 6 months, and saw him perform at Vortex Jazz Club and The Oriole (London).
The 2017 Fringe with be the perfect welcome home for Luke!

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