Jacqui Dark and Kanen Breen are highly regarded opera singers. But there’s more to them than that. Moonlighting as The Strange Bedfellows, they have given cabaret a jolly good shake-up, garnering rave reviews for their shows Strange Bedfellows – Under the Coversand Strange Bedfellows – Bedlam, which were dark, decadent and deliciously bawdy, allied with exceptional musicianship. They are now teaming up once again with Musical Director Daryl Wallis for a new Christmas cabaret show called Prancer & Vixen. We asked them to spill at least a few beans as to what we can expect.
Strange Bedfellows: Kanen Breen and Jacqui Dark
Anyone who’s seen Strange Bedfellows will know that Prancer & Vixenis likely to be more naughty than nice. Can you tell us a bit about the show?
J: Yeah, ‘nice’ is not a word that is often associated with The Beddies. There will be MUCH naughtiness, mischief, confusion, hilarity and pounding of hooves. Or hoofs. Or whatever. There will definitely be pounding.
K: My lips are sealed; the only person I have to run the contents of the show past is my parole officer. Melbourne Recital...