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1262"Pandora's Bag" comes to Bondi August 26

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  • Sirmai Arts Marketing
    6 Aug

      Pandora: Out of the Bag Again!
      Joanna Weinberg and her Band Come to Bondi Pavilion Saturday 26 August 9pm
      Pandora’s Bag - A designer song (and bag) collection - at Bondi Beach Cabaret Festival
      “Hilariously joyous!” – Hayes Theatre.
      “A consummate cabaret performer and a fascinating songwriter” - Canberra Critics Circle
      “Uplifting, musically funky and totally enjoyable… clever as Noel Coward.” – Sydney Arts Guide
      “Joanna Weinberg has nailed her subject matter: highly recommended” - Lisa Thatcher, Theatre Live

      Cabaret artist, musical writer and songwriter Joanna Weinberg brings her hit show Pandora's Bag to Bondi.
      And joining her, as ever, is her funky all-girl band and quirky bag model ‘Chantelle’!

      Weinberg is the force behind and the voice up front of a slew of award-winning cabaret, stage and screen hits:
      Lifeforce, Every Single Saturday, the Piano Diaries, Baroness Bianka's Bloodsongs,
      12 Shoes and Sinksongs - the inspiration for her feel-good international feature film Goddess.

      Pandora’s Bag is a hilarious collection of 10 songs all inspired by that must-have item: the handbag!
      From the sexy to the sassy, the sad to the hilarious, Weinberg opens the bag of female mystery
      and pulls out everything from dirty laundry to leather fetishes and ‘bag porn’ (her secret vice).
      She sings of middle-aged women on ships, timeless female myths and secret women’s business.
      There is a new song in the show too – Doctor D - dedicated to a real flying female doctor from Sydney.

      'Chantelle' will showcase an unusual bag collection and there is even a 'show and tell' section
      where audience members are encouraged to tell personal or amusing stories about their bags.
      The best story wins a designer bag from Cantabulous!

      Drummer Nicola Ossher, trumpeter Ellen Kirkwood and cellist Kate Adams
      are the outstanding musical and vocal accompanists.

      This is the perfect way to celebrate a girl’s night out, (though boys are very welcome too,
      cos they have their own ‘baggage’) and paper lunch bags are provided at the door for the bagless!
      This talented and playful gang of women will ensure you have bags of fun.

      Pandora’s Bag – In Bondi by Popular Demand!
      Saturday 26 August 9pm at the Bondi Pavilion Theatre, Queen Elizabeth Parade Bondi Beach
      $27.50 / $22.50 concession | Bookings: www.trybooking.com/284079
      Pandora’s Bag CD Recording available!

      “A Humorous collection of tunes from a not-so-shy woman, willing to take the audience
      on an entertaining journey through thought-provoking subjects that most songwriters would not dare.
      That just might be what you will adore about these songs as you sing-along.
      Weinberg has created a strong collection of metaphors; all memorable songs and a top-notch cast of performers
      that truly support her adventuresome spirit. A true keeper! Four Stars!" – CD review in All about Jazz (US)

      Media: for more information, interviews, high res image, preview recordings, CD review copies,
      review tickets and more,
      contact Geoff at Sirmai Arts Publicity:
      ph (02) 9345 0360 mob: 0412 669 272 e: geoff@...