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Reuben Kaye

The Butch is Back

Thu 27 May, 2021


Powerhouse Theatre

A Res $45*
Admit $42*

*plus transaction fee $6.90




60 mins

Ages + Warnings

Suitable for ages 18+
Contains coarse language, adult themes and sexual references

Presented by Brisbane Powerhouse

Part of

MELT Festival

Multi-award winning, Australian comedian, singer and self-proclaimed part-time hood ornament Reuben Kaye returns with a new show, a new band and new looks to die for. With acid wit and casual sensationalism that is simply delicious, Kaye is fast, on the edge and brutally funny.

Imagine if Joan Collins, Tim Curry and Meow Meow all dropped a stack of narcotics and had an orgy… now roll it in jewels and bathtub gin, and you’re halfway there.


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If you have any questions, please contact Box Office on 07 3358 8600.

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Pietagogetter has been producing Reuben Kaye in Edinburgh and Australia for the last 3 years. Previous acts Pietagogetter has produced include Betty Grumble, Garry Starr, Trygve Wakenshaw, Different Party, The Artist, Yummy, and Aboriginal Comedy Allstars with Melbourne Comedy Festival.

Reuben has been touring the world until lockdown and trapped in Melbourne created a brand new show reflecting the current times.

Winner Best Cabaret & Variety Show Weekly Award 2021 Perth FRINGEWORLD
Winner The West Australian Newspaper Weekly Award 2021
Winner Best Production Award 2019 Green Room Awards
Winner Best Musical Direction Award 2019 Green Room Awards


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...Brave, brazen and surprisingly poignant, Reuben Kaye’s latest show is not to be missed.

Seesaw Magazine

  • ★★★★★

    ...Brave, brazen and surprisingly poignant, Reuben Kaye’s latest show is not to be missed.

    Seesaw Magazine

  • ★★★★★

    ...This isn’t a show for the faint of heart


  • ★★★★★

    ...Reuben Kaye is amazing

    The Fourth Wall

  • ★★★★★


    Adelaide Advertiser

  • ★★★★★

    ...An icon.

    EdFest Mag

  • ★★★★★

    ...A God.

    BroadwayBaby (UK)

  • ★★★★★


    The Scottish Sun

  • ★★★★★

    ...A superstar.

    Stage Whispers


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