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 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, Sweet Dreams, Adolescent and Lucky 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.
Michael Griffiths: By Request
Cabaret / Music
He's been Peter Allen, Cole Porter, Kylie Minogue, Annie Lennox and Madonna to great acclaim. Now Helpmann Award winner Michael Griffiths takes off the mask and shares stories and songs from 20 years on and off the stage. Backed by a three piece band including hand picked favourites from his back catalogue and (via social media) your request! Hit him up on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram to request your song and what night you're coming along and he promises to do his best to include it. ★★★★★ "One of Australia's most prodigious cabaret talents" The Advertiser. ★★★★★ "Griffiths is obscenely talented" Broadway Baby UK. ★★★★★ "Performed with more enthusiasm than I thought possible" Deadline News UK