Shows

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THE PARTING GLASS

Written by Deborah Brennan, directed by Mark Oates

How far would you go to have just one more day with someone you loved?

If you had the chance to see them again, would you take it?

From the creative team behind “`A Case of You: The Music of Joni Mitchell” and “The Hummingbird Effect” comes a brand new show featuring Deborah Brennan as songbird and storyteller and featuring the music of iconic artists including Van Morrison, Sinead O'Connor and Colin Hay.

For anyone who has ever loved, lost, or loved again, The Parting Glass is a beautiful tale of grief, love and reconciling yourself to your past.

"Brennan is a natural story-teller ...movingly authentic." ★★★★1/2 - Glam Adelaide

"Heartfelt and moving." ★★★★ - The Upside News

TOUR DATES

2020 Adelaide Fringe Festival (debut)   

Gosse Bar, Sporting Car Club of South Australia

2021 Watch this Space...                           

We're looking forward to sharing a drink with you post-Covid at a festival near you

as soon as we're allowed back out to play! Sláinte!

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the hummingbird effect

Written by Deborah Brennan, directed by Max Garcia-Underwood

 

From the creative team behind A Case of You: The Music of Joni Mitchell comes

an enchanting new show that tells a sweet story about self and life.

Featuring beautiful piano ballad covers of iconic artists such as David Bowie, Pink Floyd, The Church and more. Join storyteller and songbird Deborah Brennan as she takes you on a journey into the unlikely true story of how a chance encounter with a stranger set in motion life changing events.

If you have ever been on the verge of giving up your dreams, then you will love this tale of how the smallest interaction between strangers can have the greatest impact on your life.

"Beautiful, strong, full of emotion." ★★★★★ - Adelaide Theatre Guide

"This beautifully put- together show is absolutely what cabaret should be." ★★★★★ - Glam Adelaide

"This is going to be something special." ★★★★1/2 - Tulpa Magazine

TOUR DATES

2019 Adelaide Fringe Festival

Scots Church

2018 Edinburgh Fringe Festival

C Venues @ St Columba's by the Castle

2018 Adelaide Fringe Festival (debut)

Queen's Theatre

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a case of you: the music of joni mitchell

Written by Deborah Brennan

Created by vocalist/pianist Deborah Brennan, A Case of You: The Music of Joni Mitchell 

pays homage to one of the most inspiring singer songwriters of the Woodstock generation. 

Do not be mistaken in thinking that this is another tribute show. Rather, the opposite would be true: 

Brennan has connected the musical dots from Mitchell's formidable body of work which echoed the zeitgeist of the turbulent 70s and has crafted them into a memorable soundtrack of her own life wrapped in a contemporary story.

 

Delivered in a different context, classic songs such as A Case of You, Big Yellow Taxi, Both Sides Now, take on an altogether different resonance and have a sassy modernity which will appeal to both old fans and new listeners alike. 

"Beautiful to watch and beautiful to listen to." ★★★★ - The Clothesline

"Brennan's personal engagement with the music is the fuel that powers the show and lights it up." 

★★★★- The Edinburgh Reporter

"A gem of a show, beautiful and hauntingly simple, just like Mitchell herself." ★★★1/2 - The Australia Times

TOUR DATES

2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe

St Augustines @ Paradise Green

2017 Inaugural Fringe in Mount Gambier

Cave Gardens, Mount Gambier

2017 Adelaide Fringe Festival

 Gosse Bar, Sporting Car Club of South Australia

2017 Perth Fringe Festival

Ace's Cabaret, Downstairs at His Majesty's Theatre

2016 Melbourne Fringe Festival

The Butterfly Club

2016 Edinburgh Fringe Festival

The Space @ Symposium Hall

2016 Adelaide Cabaret Fringe Festival

The Jade

2016 Adelaide Fringe Festival (debut)

The Jade