Frank Ford Award Winner 2019 Adelaide Fringe – A MIGRANT’S SON by MICHAELA BURGER
“A FAR-REACHING GENERATIONAL STORY THAT CROSSES DIVIDES, IGNITES MEMORIES AND PULLS AT YOUR HEART-STRINGS” Stage Whispers
Square Sums are proud to present the Fringe debut of Michaela Burger’s wonderful autobiographical cabaret.
“A MOVING PORTRAIT OF ONE FAMILY’S MULTI-GENERATIONAL QUEST TO OVERCOME HARDSHIP AND FIND SUCCESS IN A DIFFERENT LAND.” ★★★★★ The Upside News
Greek/Australian performer and songwriter Michaela Burger welcomes you into her family’s story, as she shines a unique spotlight on the migrant experience, which is touching, hard-hitting and hilarious!
While enjoying a traditional Greek feast you’ll traverse 100 years from Russia to the Australian outback – following the hardship, ingenuity, tragedy and triumph present in all migrants’ stories.
“A JOY…UNIQUE, STIMULATING AND INSPIRING STORY CROSSING THREE GENERATIONS OF THE FAMILY THAT MADE MICHAELA BURGER.” ★★★★★ Glam Adelaide
Michaela Burger was the recipient of the award for Best Cabaret Adelaide Fringe 2016, Best Cabaret weekly Adelaide Fringe 2019, inaugural Frank Ford Award 2019 and a Helpmann Award-nominee for Best Cabaret Performer 2016 and 2019.
She is the co-writer and star of the hit show Exposing Edith – which has appeared to sell out audiences throughout Australia, New Zealand and the UK.
Other career highlights include Rumpelstiltskin (Southbank Centre London, Windmill & State Theatre of SA), The Merry Widow (State Opera of SA), Can You Hear Colour? (Adelaide Festival/Patch Theatre), Brel (Adelaide Cabaret Festival) and Cranky Bear (Patch Theatre).
Venue 119 : Imagination Workshop – The Principal 19-21 George Street EH2 2PB
Dates: 14th to 26th August 2019
Time: 5.30pm (7.00pm)
Box office: 0131 507 0669