“What Have You Done ?” – Sydney’s latest gay murder mystery play

How far would you go to help your best friend? That’s the question John will have to answer when his friend Raymond asks him the most uncommon favour. A favour that will uncover untold secrets and soon put their friendship to the test. Especially when Raymond’s neighbour, Sarah, bumps into their world with her own set of unconventional problems.
Chippen Street Theatre presents this terrific new play by French-Australian writer, Laurent Auclair, and directed by Garreth Cruikshank. The must-see gay murder mystery comedy is brought to life by four brilliant comedians: Jame Harltey, Nicholas Gell, Ciaran O’Riordan and Sophie Lepowic.

Dates
Thursday 2 June 2022 – Saturday 11 June 2022 (UTC+10)

Location
The Chippen Street Theatre
45 Chippen Street
Chippendale NSW 2008

Booking
Contact event organiser and book tickets here.

Promenade à Paris is a potent Parisian cocktail of music, tap dance and joie de vivre.  From the dynamic team that created The Paris Cats, this is a musical stroll through the French capital. Starring Pianist Chris Cody, vocalist Daniella Barda and writer/tap dancer Ruby Boukabou and double bassist Mark Szeto.

Audiences will magically: Wander through Montmartre in the Belle Epoque. Live it up at Maxim’s in the Jazz era.Swing to gypsy jazz in the 40s in Bastille.Catch Edith Piaf performing at the Moulin Rouge.Experience existentialism in the 60s on the Left Bank.Saunter down the Seine with Serge Gainsbourg. Bop to jazz on a barge by the Pont Marie.

Join a vicarious, magical Promenade à Paris that you’ll never forget!

Book your evening HERE 

From the dynamic team that created The Paris Cats, this delightful cabaret is a musical stroll through the French capital. Audiences will magically:Wander through Montmartre in the Belle Epoque.Live it up at Maxim’s in the Jazz era.Swing to gypsy jazz in the 40s in Bastille. Catch Edith Piaf performing at the Moulin Rouge.Experience existentialism in the 60s on the Left Bank.Saunter down the Seine with Serge Gainsbourg. Bop to jazz on a barge by the Pont Marie.

 

Pianist Chris Cody, vocalist Daniella Barda and writer/tap dancer Ruby Boukabou met while performing in jazz clubs, theatres and cabarets in Paris. Their unique chemistry was woven over many late Parisian nights in jazz caves full of song, dance, debate and discovery. Now, with Promenade à Paris, they are serving Australian audiences this potent Parisian cocktail of music, tap dance and joie de vivre.

 

Chris CodyPianist and composer Chris Cody lived in Paris for 25 years where he worked with numberous jazz musicians and with artists such as Carla Bruni, Michel Jonasz, Belle du Berry (Paris Combo) and Marcel Azolla (Jacque Brel’s accordionist). He also performed in French theatre productions such as Le Gros, la Vache et le Mainate, (Theatre du Champs Elysee) Jazzie Josie B (Le Trianon, Montmartre) and Crochambule (Bastille).  In Australia Chris has performed with The Paris Cats, Baby et Lulu and Excuse The French as well as leading his own jazz group (Chris Cody Coalition) at festivals and concerts. www.chriscody.com

 

Daniella BardaDaniella Barda spent over 20 years in Paris and throughout Europe entertaining people with her beautiful melodies and touching tones. She flows smoothly between styles- from Broadway tunes to Big Band, modern jazz to Bossa Nova. A passionate performer with a great sense of humour, Daniella’s gigs are always a treat to attend whether they be in a piano bar in the Latin Quarter, a jazz cave in the Marais or at the Festival d’Avignon.

 

Ruby BoukabouRuby Boukabou is a writer, tap dancer and cabaret performer. She has spent the last couple of decades tapping up a storm in cabarets and concert venues around the world from Zurich to Paris, Melbourne to Mumbai, London to Algiers. She is also a travel reporter and the author of The Art Lovers Guide to Paris, The Architecture Lovers Guide to Paris and Sense in the City Paris. Ruby hosts the Sense in the City podcast. www.senseinthe.cityPast cabarets Ruby has written and performed include Parisian Rendez Vous, The Paris Cats and Paris by Night. She performs in Paris with Le Shuffle Project and Paris Tap Crew and has appeared in many clips on the bridges, by the canals and in the clubs. www.rubytv.net

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.