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Do you know any good english cabarets in Poland?


kemuri95 1 | 6
25 Nov 2012 #1
I'm looking for very funny cabaret.
It must be in English :)

Have you any suggestions?
mafketis 23 | 7,829
25 Nov 2012 #2
If you mean Polish style kabaret done by English speaking people then I don't think it exists. It's just not a format anglophones use (as far as I know).

If you mean Polish people doing Kabaret in English then.... why?
OP kemuri95 1 | 6
25 Nov 2012 #3
Hmmm I see.
I meant first one.
I am very surprised that the English do not have sth like polish cabaret.
But thanks for answer.
Zamykam temat.
Richfilth 6 | 415
25 Nov 2012 #4
In the Fifties and Sixties there were Variety Shows where the host (for example, Dean Martin) would mix humour and music, but without the darker satire that makes Cabaret cabaret.

After that, the music and the humour split, with Stand-Up comedians preferring not to sing, and Musicals preferring not to make too much social commentary. There are still musical bands that contain satire who describe themselves as Dark Cabaret; these include the Tiger Lillies and the Dresden Dolls. And then there are the musical comedians; for some reason people think Tim Minchin is funny.

But maybe the best example of English-language cabaret is the Muppet Show?


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