Melbourne’s most dynamic and exciting new performance venue, the BRUNSWICK BALLROOM is thrilled to announce the Opening Gala will be hosted by one of Australia’s most multi-talented and prolific performing artists Eddie Perfect alongside hilarious and captivating newcomer Margot Tanjutco.
The BRUNSWICK BALLROOM OPENING GALA will take place on Thursday 4 th and Friday 5 th March.
The Gala promises to be a cabaret love-letter to Melbourne, celebrating our beloved arts industry reopening its doors post-pandemic in the heart of one of its iconic neighbourhoods. Revelling in the diversity, spirit and anarchy of the people who populate Melbourne, the Gala has a sampling of our finest local artists, giving a taste of the feast to come in this everything-old-is-new-again venue.
Produced by Tinderbox Productions for Brunswick Ballroom, the Gala will be directed by award-winning director and writer Dean Bryant with musical direction by Isaac Hayward, award-winning music director, multi-instrumentalist and arranger. Eddie Perfect and Margot Tanjutco will be joined on stage by jazz singer, cabaret artiste and gender transcendent diva Mama Alto, award winning stage and screen leading man Bert LaBonté, indigenous performer, composer and songwriter Jess Hitchcock, multi award-winning writer and performer Ash Flanders, acclaimed actor, singer and composer/lyricist Vidya Makan and Green Room award winning singer, songwriter and comedian Jude Perl.