A Migrant’s Son – Michaela Burger
Direct from Adelaide Cabaret Festival
Recipient of the inaugural Frank Ford Award at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival, A Migrant’sSon is a true story exploring migration from Greece to Australia during the 1930s. This extraordinary new work conveys incredible historical events, brought to life through original compositions, creating a unique and touching account that is both hard-hitting and hilarious.
Written and performed by award-winning cabaret star Michaela Burger (Exposing Edith),this is a tale of a man – the son of a poor migrant – who defied all odds to rise above adversity.Featuring traditional Greek instruments and Adelaide choir La La Land, lead by Carol Young,the show explores racism, intolerance, judgement and the struggles presented by migration.It presents the audience with a deep appreciation of what Australia has offered migrants of past generations and today where audiences will be left with an elevated feeling of community-spirit and diversity.
Duration: 1hr 40 mins (includes 20 minute interval)
Patron’s advice: some coarse language
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*A seat at a VIP table (seating 6), includes complimentary Greek snacks and a drink