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Thu, 25 Nov


Claire's Kitchen at le Salon

Claire's pop up petit cabaret presents: Stewart D'Arrietta

This lively, passionate and demented rock journey is not only for Tom Waits fans but for anyone who loves music, storytelling and all round great entertainment.

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Claire's pop up petit cabaret presents: Stewart D'Arrietta
Claire's pop up petit cabaret presents: Stewart D'Arrietta

Time & Location

25 Nov 2021, 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 a  forty minute set

$100 p/p

Tom Waits For No Man

Drawing on personal experiences, as well as Wait's vast musical history, Stewart D’Arrietta shares his love affair with the 'prince of melancholy's' brilliant songs. Waits' colourful misfits come to life in this powerful, poignant and innovative show.

In his inimitable way, D’Arrietta adds humour, joy and a whole new dimension to the music.

If you’re not already a Tom Waits fan, or a Stewart D’Arrietta fan, you will be after this!

The show premiered in 2005 at The Soho Playhouse New York.

Electrifying' by Variety

'Rollicking' by The New Yorker

'Rock solid emotion' by The New York Times

It went on to play The Edinburgh Fringe in 2007, Montreal Jazz Festival and London Riverside Studios in 2008.

It re-emerged in 2018 at the Adelaide Fringe Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival where it was a smash hit and collected all 5 star reviews.

‘One of the ten best shows of the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe’ The Sunday Times.

‘Astonishing… an expert pianist with a fine voice’ ★★★★★ The Adelaide Advertiser.

'Gut wrenching passion... an absolute knock out’ The Australian

D’Arrietta is the king of whiskey, smoke and late nights… For anyone who enjoys rock ballads and exceptional performances, this is a show not to be missed.’ ★★★★★ Broadway World

‘Stewart D'Arrietta is a national treasure, an integral part of our cultural fabric. There is nothing he can't do at his keyboard’ - Glenn A Baker

This is a romp through some of Tom Waits best hits: ‘Waltzing Matilda’, ’Red Shoes', 'Going Out West', 'Martha', 'Ol 55', 'Hold On', 'Big In Japan'. 'God's Away', ‘ Christmas Card’… and many more.

‘A strong set, beautiful singing range, slick and sartorially turned-out. [Stewart DArrietta] has a phenomenal presence, no doubt about it.’ Deadline News

‘Worth stealing a dollar from your mama’s purse. ★★★★★ The Adelaide Show

The cabaret room capacity is now only 45 guests to adhere to the Covid 19 personal distancing rules

Anyone entering the premises must be double vaccinated and check-in with Service NSW with QR code

All reasonable steps are being taken to mitigate against the risk of transmission of infection within the venue (with reference to standard and additional cleaning measures as recommended by public health authorities and SafeWork NSW).

If you are exhibiting any flu-like symptoms, please stay home.


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