Spread Eagle launches the first Croydon Cabaret Festival

One of the acts at the Croydon Cabaret Festival: Eva Von Schnippisch

The Spread Eagle Theatre, the intimate space above one of the town centre’s most popular pubs, is staging the first Croydon Cabaret Festival over the next four weeks.

Starting next Friday with Cat Loud, there will be more than a dozen performances, sometimes two a night, from among the best cabaret acts in the country in the Grade II-listed pub on Katharine Street.

The theatre provides the perfect atmosphere for cabaret, comedy and music alike.

Offering a blend of music, comedy, circus, drag and burlesque, the Croydon Cabaret Festival at the Spread Eagle hopes to provide a chance to discover some of the newest and most daring theatre that is out there, as some of the performers try out their latest routines before this summer’s tours.

This year’s lineup…

  • May 5 at 7.30pm – Cat Loud: Wayward
  • May 6 at 7.30pm – The Unbearable Pleasure of Being a Woman
  • May 11 at 7.30pm – How Eva Von Schnippisch Won WWII
  • May 12 at 7.30pm – The Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre
  • May 13 at 7.30pm – Joe Black: Meet Me At The Eldorado
  • May 13 at 9pm – Ada Campe in Cress
  • May 18 at 7.30pm – La Voix: Red Hot Globe Trot
  • May 18 at 9pm – Ginger Blush: Nell Gwynn’s History Laid Bare
  • May 20 at 7.30pm – Lili la Scala: Siren
  • May 25 at 7.30pm – Elliot Mason
  • May 26 at 7.30pm – Bounder & Cad – Warning: Implicit Content
  • May 26 at 9pm – The Wilde Tonics: The Sound of the 1920s
  • June 3 at 7.30pm – Tina T’urner Tea Lady & Audrey Heartburn

Tickets are never more than £10 per person per show.

For more details and to book your seats, click here.

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