Beautiful middle-aged porcelain-skinned cis woman wearing black sequins and yellow-tinted glasses, her hands behind her mass of curly, red hair, lips parted as if in a drag war cry.
Woman in drag make-up with bright orange hair throws back her head to laugh, wearing a blue sequinned dress, standing against a golden background. Photograph by Evan Munro-Smith.
Glamorous red-headed woman in a short blue sequinned dress smiles while holding a microphone, her male accompanist laughing in the background while sitting at an electric piano. Photograph by Keiran McNamara.

Geraldine Quinn - BROAD

2022 Melbourne Comedy Festival
Nominee MOST OUTSTANDING SHOW
Nominee GOLDEN GIBBO AWARD

Agnes Moorehead. Rhonda Burchmore. Vivienne Westwood going commando. Geraldine Quinn ('Spicks & Specks', 'Upper Middle Bogan') grew up idolising bold, brassy older women. Now she's becoming one…

★★★★★ "The sort of electric thunderclap that inspires audience to hoot out loud and bump the air with their fists in empowered solidarity, it lays down the gauntlet for the moment to beat” Time Out Melbourne 
★★★★★ “Her uncanny knack for handling everything from torch songs to musical comedy is both impressive and jaw-dropping” Theatre People
★★★★ “GQ cuts an audacious, commanding presence. And with every powerhouse song, supercharged by the fire within, she reminds the audience of all she has to offer” Chortle (UK)

Cabaret • Comedy
Victoria • Adelaide Fringe Premiere

Fri, 16 Feb - Sun, 25 Feb

60 min

The Lark at Gluttony - Rymill Park

$22 to $32

PG (3 Warnings)

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Reviews

  • The sort of electric thunderclap that inspires audience to hoot out loud [...] lays the gauntlet for the moment to beat this festival - Stephen A Russell, Time Out Melbourne

  • GQ cuts an audacious, commanding presence. And with every powerhouse song, [she's] supercharged by the fire within. - Steve Bennett, Chortle (UK)

  • Quinn is full of charm and gusto, making me believe she could be the type of actress that would make even the nastiest of villains likeable. - Kiera Stephens, Lilithia

  • Quinn is the fairy godmother of comedy cabaret, she casts a spell over the audience with her rapid-fire jokes and phenomenal voice. - Heather Bloom, Australian Stage

Reviews & Fringefeed Reacts

  • The sort of electric thunderclap that inspires audience to hoot out loud [...] lays the gauntlet for the moment to beat this festival - Stephen A Russell, Time Out Melbourne

  • GQ cuts an audacious, commanding presence. And with every powerhouse song, [she's] supercharged by the fire within. - Steve Bennett, Chortle (UK)

  • Quinn is full of charm and gusto, making me believe she could be the type of actress that would make even the nastiest of villains likeable. - Kiera Stephens, Lilithia

  • Quinn is the fairy godmother of comedy cabaret, she casts a spell over the audience with her rapid-fire jokes and phenomenal voice. - Heather Bloom, Australian Stage

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