Barry Humphries' Weimar Cabaret at Barbican Theatre tickets
Barry Humphries' Weimar Cabaret at Barbican Theatre tickets

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About the show

After hugely successful stints across the UK, Barry Humphries’ masterful show Weimar Cabaret returns to play a strictly limited season at the Barbican Theatre. A risqué but sophisticated cabaret show, the production is a tribute to the golden age of jazz-infused music of the Weimar Republic. Barry Humphries’ Weimar Cabaret plays at the London venue throughout July 2018.

Presenting the forgotten music of Berlin’s decadent Weimar Republic era, the show travels through the sensational 1920-1930’s period, when hedonistic partying and social revolution transformed nightclubs into hothouse of high-class entertainment.

Bringing back to life this revolutionary spirit, the production acquaints audiences with forgotten Jewish composers of the time, whose art was condemned as ‘degenerate’ by Nazis. Dancing on the edge of a precipice, Barry Humphries is accompanied by well-known cabaret performer Meow Meow, as the two reveal an enticing score.

Best known for his alter ego Dame Edna Everage, Humphries’ combines witty anecdotes and asides with an incredible back catalogue of phenomenal music, accompanied live on stage by London’s own Aurora Orchestra. His past shows include Remember You’re Out, Back with a Vengeance and his own Farewell Tour.

A celebration of an oft-forgotten golden era of music, Barry Humphries’ Weimar Cabaret plays a limited engagement at the Barbican Theatre, from 11 to 29 July 2018.

Recommended for

Barry Humphries fans rejoice! The entertainer returns with a sensational cabaret show, accompanied by leading cabaret artists Meow Meow. Music fans will adore discovering a treasure trove of music.

Age Recommendations: Suitable for ages 12+

Dates and times

Running time: 2 hours 10 minutes (including an interval)
Opened: 11 Jul 2018
Booking from: 28 Jul 2018
Booking until: 29 Jul 2018

Location and map

Barbican Theatre
Silk Street
London, EC2Y 8DS

2 Reviews Add review

An absolute treat of a show! An honour to see Barry Humphries and a real treat to see a stunning orchestra play such amazing music. More

bryonyjameson 5"7, 120 reviews, 2 helpful votes

braintree 155cm, 62 reviews, 6 helpful votes