Legends of the underground cabaret scene YUMMY are back for their new show 'ICONIC'.
Featuring a powerhouse ensemble of queer cultural icons and superstars, ICONIC will bring side-splitting comedy, out of this world costumes, breathtaking burlesque and sensational circus to the Meat Market in late June.
What you need to know
- ICONIC is the new drag and burlesque show from cabaret collective YUMMY
- It incorporates elements of cabaret, burlesque, drag and comedy
- It takes place on from June 22 – 25 at the Meat Market in North Melbourne
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A multi award winning cabaret company that incorporates drag, circus, dance and burlesque, YUMMY has amassed a cult following for their performances that transverse both entertainment and performance art. Having dazzled audiences at over 50 festivals across Australia and overseas, they’ve come a long way since their humble beginnings as a night club.
ICONIC is the mastermind of the snappy and quick humoured emcee, Valerie Hex, who performs alongside Jarred Dewey – circus royalty, Karlee Misi – the Polynesian burlesque princess, Bendy Ben – drag extraordinaire, Velma Vouloir – Miss Burlesque Victoria and Jandruze – the world’s kinkiest sandwich maker.
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“YUMMY has won the hearts and minds of people all around the globe. We cannot wait to share ICONIC with Melbourne – it will definitely be a sensory seeking experience. We’re confident you will fall in love and howl with laughter,” said Valerie Hex.
YUMMY have earned huge critical acclaim and taken home many awards, including The People’s Choice Award at the 2018 Melbourne Fringe Festival, Best Cabaret at Fringe World 2019 and Best Cabaret Production and Best Cabaret Ensemble at the Green Room Awards 2018.
ICONIC takes place at the Meat Market in North Melbourne from June 22 – 25. The show times are Wednesday and Thursday at 7pm & 9:30pm and Friday and Saturday at 9pm. Tickets are between $25 and $60, grab them by heading here.