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Claire's Kitchen at le Salon

Claire's petit cabaret presents: VELMA CELLI

Don't miss Velma's triumphant return to Oz after her hit shows A BRIEF HISTORY OF DRAG, EQUINOX, and FRINGE WORLD award-winning ME AND MY DIVAS!

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Claire's petit cabaret presents: VELMA CELLI
Claire's petit cabaret presents: VELMA CELLI

Time & Location

02 Feb 2024, 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Claire's Kitchen at le Salon, 35 Oxford St, Surry Hills NSW 2010, Australia

About the event

3 courses from our a la carte menu and 2 twenty minute sets

$122.50

The UK's Queen of live vocal drag is BACK!

Join international award winning Cabaret super-star Velma Celli for an evening of music, comedy and fabulous entertainment in her tribute to the best of U.K Music Icons.From Adele, Amy Winehouse, Annie Lennox, Florence Welch, Leona Lewis, and of course The Spice Girls, you'll hear your favourite Brit-pop stars reimagined with Velma's powerhouse vocals.

“Velma is beautiful, statuesque, fascinating to look at and for many Drag Queens that is enough but (of course) Velma has the ace in her pocket, her voice is gorgeous and on occasion outstanding and she Is not afraid to use it”The Reviewers Hub

BIO:

Known as “The UK’s Queen of live vocal drag”, Velma has been charming audiences across the globe for the past 14 years. The alter ego of West End star Ian Stroughair who has appeared in hit musicals Cats, Fame, Chicago and Rent, to which he received critical acclaim.Known as “The UK’s Queen of live vocal drag”, Velma has been charming audiences across the globe for the past 14 years.The alter ego of West End star Ian Stroughair who has appeared in hit musicals Cats, Fame, Chicago and Rent, to which he received critical acclaim.Velma’s “A Brief History of Drag” has entertained audiences across the globe on a tours which included Australia (Best Cabaret Nomination in Perth),54  Below in N.Y.C, a sell-out U.K tour ending in a smash hit run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.His show "Me and My Divas' won BEST CABARET at Fringeworld 2020!He won the Three Week Editors show award for DIVALUSSION which he co wrote and starred along side Christina BiancoVelma frequents the world famous Atlantis Gay Cruises and headlines the ships entertainment alongside the likes of Todrick Hall and Audra McDonald.In 2015 Velma was invited to appear on BBC’s Eastenders for a very special guest episode playing herself, starred opposite Danny Dyer in the music short Nebraska, performed in concerts with pop icon Anastacia and West End and Broadway legends Ruthie Henshall, Kerry Ellis and Frances Ruffelle to name but a few.He can also be spotted in American comedy series Piss Off, I Love You and on the silver screen in The Night of TheLotusHe appeared in the Olivier award-winning circus show, La Soiree, fronted the McDonalds “we are awake” campaign,was nominated for a Great British Pantomine Award and has even performed privately for royalty.The headline act for the BBC’s Best Of the Fringe closing night concert at the Edinburgh Fringe 2015 and the winner of the coveted Three Weeks Editors Award, a two-year long residency at The Hippodrome, London There isn’t much Ian and Velma hasn’t done!

“The U.K’s QUEEN of live vocal Drag”Broadway World

"An impressive performance"What’s On Stage

“The Voice of an Angel”Metro

"Powerhouse vocals'Gay Times

"A stand out turn"Mark Shenton

“Velma Celli is a STAR"Attitude Magazine

“An incredible voice”Edinburgh News

"Flawlessly Performed"Theatre and Perform

Tickets

  • Dinner and Show

    including booking fee

    $122.50
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