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There have only been a few times in my life when I’ve found myself unable to get a piece of art out of my head. The first was Franco Zefferelli’s Romeo and Juliet, which I had pretty much on repeat on our VHS player from age 3 to 5. I know. Weird. I didn’t know what any of the words meant, but I was completely entranced with the music and the beauty and bawled my eyes out on each and every viewing. (As a side note, I cannot watch it to this day without sobbing, much to my kids’ amusement).…

One woman, one audience member, no script. This is a crazy experimental and exciting idea I’ve had for a while but have only just gotten the guts to make happen! In developing the idea I’ve employed the help of the fantabulous TJ Mannix – Head of the New York Musical Improv Festival and an all round legend I was very excited to meet last year during my mad overseas jaunt. Anyway, the resulting show will be launching this Friday night at the amazing Queensland Cabaret Festival! It’s one night only and tickets are 20% off if you book online. Would…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 21 April 2017

YOUR STORY TOLD – AND SUNG – ONSTAGE!

A cabaret created on the spot… all inspired by one audience member.

This is the concept of You: A Cabaret! – the brainchild of Brisbane’s award winning musical comedienne Jenny Wynter, which will be presented at Queensland Cabaret Festival on Friday June 9.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 18, 2017

Comedienne Brings New York Inspired Cabaret Home to Brisbane

“I’m never certain it will work, but that’s exactly what excites me about it.”

So says Brissie’s award winning comedian Jenny Wynter, about Fully Made Up, her latest creation in the form of a fully improvised cabaret, presented by Anywhere Theatre Festival.

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So it turns out that having broken feet can be incredibly motivating. Being housebound has meant that I’ve been working like a banshee on the logistics of the upcoming season of “Viking Mama!” at Judith Wright, writing new comedy material, finally making headway on some projects that have been floating around my mind for some time…and last night I devoured this: It’s highly readable, super motivating and thanks to the wonders of Kindle technology, is smothered in highlights. I love highlighting things. It makes me feel like I’m paying attention and that I’ll actually return to said book to fully…