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Queenie van de Zandt, Choose Your Own Adventure.



7:30-9:00pm, Saturday 27 August, 2022.


Tickets $25/$20. Click here to book.


One of our most formidable musical theatre talents and queen of comedic cabaret; Queenie van de Zandt, is taking to the stage in a brand-new show like you’ve never seen before.

Critics have hailed her as a ‘vocal powerhouse’ (Herald Sun) with ‘awe-inspiring soul and emotion’ (Sydney Morning Herald) and after 30+ years in the business, this unconventional and uncompromising artist is once again changing things up.

In her new show, Choose Your Own Adventure, Queenie serves up a banquet of entertainment. On the menu will be music with lashings of comedy and cabaret. You might want to add a ‘game of trivia’ chaser and a ‘bowl of chicken soup for the soul’ on the side. Whatever your tastes, you get to choose the night’s entertainment menu!

Art will imitate life with all its uncertainty as this incomparable performer lets the audience decide what happens next. Take your seat, get out your smartphone, and take control of how the night unfolds.

Check out this promo video of the Online Version of Choose Your Own Adventure…. 


“…part cabaret, part pub quiz, part Ted Talk and all fun.”

‘…an interactive cabaret show/games night online dinner party/comedy event…the only thing that could make such an offer even more tantalisingly tempting is the fact that it is brought to you by Australian musical theatre royalty, the one and only Queenie van de Zandt… (her) talents seem to be as endless as they are mesmerising. A born comedian, performer, and all-round glowing presence, she has the ability to command a room with such effortless ease; a down to earth humour that is not only insanely relatable but extremely infectious and never fails to put a smile on your face… Queenie’s voice is effortless and so stunning that it captures every song, every moment of emotion no matter what it is. Even the fragments of songs sung in one of the games showed just how brilliant and versatile a performer she truly is…this night is going to be one to remember… what a show it was”

Theatre Travels

“…quintessentially Queenie Hilarious with A-mazing vocals…As an entertainer, Queenie van de Zandt is in a league of her own”

“Queenie van de Zandt…awe-inspiring soul and emotion, in song.”

Sydney Morning Herald

“…the exceptional, vocal powerhouse that is Queenie van de Zandt”

Herald Sun

“Van de Zandt…takes your breath away with her story telling and her voice – so pure it rattles your composure…”

Stage Noise


Queenie van de Zandt, Co-writer, Performer, Producer Choose Your Own Adventure

Queenie van de Zandt is one of Australia’s leading ladies of musical theatre and cabaret, renowned for her incredible versatility as a performer having worked extensively in musical theatre, plays, cabaret, on television and film, and as a recording artist, comedienne and writer, along with being Australia’s leading teacher of audition technique for musicals.

Career highlights include, on television: The Newsreader and Very Small Business (ABC); in theatre: Women of Troy and Abigail’s Party; on film: Girl Clock; in musical theatre: Into the Woods and King Kong and in cabaret: Smoke & Mirrors and Moments in the Woods.

Through Amazon Woman Enterprises, Queenie develops and performs her original work. Highlights include: 4 albums, her award-winning show BLUE: The Song of Joni Mitchell and projects involving her cult alter-ego, Jan van de Stool.

Queenie has been nominated for 20 major theatre awards for her work in musicals, theatre, cabaret and television, winning 7 times.

Follow her on YouTubeFacebookInstagram and Twitter

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