Claire Healy returns to the Melba Spiegeltent this December with more Impure Thoughts
Address: 35 Johnston St, Collingwood
Date: 7 - 9 December, 2017
Time: Thurs - Sat 7:30pm
Ticket: $32 Full, $28 Concession, $120 Premium Package (Reserved table, 2 tickets, a bottle of sparkling wine, and a cheese platter)
Buy / Ticket: http://www.clairehealy.com.au/
Call: 0402 281 002
Photo Subject: Claire Healy
Photographer: James Penlidis
Do you have thoughts that lie beneath the surface? That you can’t say out loud? Thoughts that might be a little… impure? Claire does. And she likes to sing about them. This gin soaked anti-diva has removed what little of her internal filter she had left, dispensed with any remaining lady-like notions, and is ready to get it all out there in front of a room full of strangers.
“Growing up on a diet of fairy tales, BBC period dramas and Rom-Coms really embeds this idea of the pure damsel in distress.”, explains Creator Claire Healy. “'Impure Thoughts' is about rejecting these antiquated ideals and embracing the multifaceted complex mess of humans we really are. Getting a room full of strangers to sing along to a ukulele folk ballad about the joy of stalking people on the internet is also great fun. It 100% validates my life choices. It's silly, it's a little bit venomous at times, and I will share my gin with you. If you ask me nicely.”
With a multitude of glowing reviews and accolades from her past shows, Claire Healy is fast becoming known as a hot ticket triple threat. With sell out national and international tours to Edinburgh, Adelaide, and Perth coupled with Best Cabaret nominations in Perth and overseas, her work continues to equally delight and impress.
Surrounded by the opulent trappings of the Melba Spiegeltent and featuring all original songs including The Best Kind of Nasty, Bicycle Face and Dave (Doesn't Know We're Friends), 'Impure Thoughts' is the perfect (gin and) tonic during the Silly Season.
★★★★ "If Kate Bush had worked on her jokes and taken herself a little less seriously, she could have been Claire Healy." - Herald Sun
★★★★ "Original songs laced with whimsy... and just a little venom to add spice." - Glam Adelaide