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Dada Cabaret (2000)

A multi-layered and intricately structured work of musico-theatrical nonsense. In the starring role Vanessa Tomlinson presents her astounding recitation of Kurt Schwitters' epic sound poem Ursonate, while a merry band of musical misfits thwart and disrupt her every move with tantalizing adaptations of Dada and Fluxus performance pieces. With Vanessa Tomlinson, Ernie Althoff, Warren Burt, bluepoles quartet, Sarah Pirrie.

"A several ring circus...that teetered angularly towards zaniness." The Age (Melbourne), November 1999.

Winner of two Green Room Awards, and Best Cabaret at the Melbourne Fringe Festival 2000 Award.

Who: Directors Erik Griswold & Vanessa Tomlinson Designer/Photos Sarah Pirrie Performers Tim O'Dwyer, Mark Shepherd, Peter Humble, Sean Baxter, Warren Burt, Ernie Althoff.
What: Dada & Fluxus inspired performance event.
When & Where:
1999 @ Yeltza Bar (Melbourne)
2000 @ Melbourne Fringe Festival