Scottish-born, New York-based actor and cabaret star Alan Cumming has unveiled the full program for the 2021 Adelaide Cabaret Festival, of which he is Artistic Director. Describing it as his personal “cabaret love letter” to Australia, Cummings said that the festival has “something for everyone… and joy, lots of joy!”

Alan Cumming at Club Cumming Alan Cumming. Photograph © Francis Hills

The 2021 program features more than 180 artists in 105 performances over 12 days and nights, including 10 world premieres and four Australian premieres.

“Dear Adelaide and Australia – I am so excited to finally share this festival line-up with you all. As ever I have gone with my gut – a quality I think we Scots and Australians share. This festival is a temple to my love and nostalgia for Australia – the people, the spirit, the adventure, the fusion of high and low that I have learned and stolen from and hold dear in my heart. I hope...