Reuben Kaye

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Imagine if Joan Collins, Tim Curry and Meow Meow all dropped a stack of narcotics and had an orgy… Now roll it in jewels and homemade vodka and you’re halfway there.

Australian comedy cabaret powerhouse Reuben Kaye finally brings his award winning solo show to the UK and he’s taking no prisoners.  His voice is a force of nature, and his band top notch, musical heavyweights who are all taking their gloves off for an explosion of energy, high camp, big notes and filthy humour.

After appearances on Channel 4 and on BBC’s You’re Fired, multi-award winning Cabaret artist and self proclaimed part-time hood ornament Reuben Kaye is now the danger man to watch in the cabaret world. With an acid wit and casual sensationalism that is simply delicious, Kaye is fast, on the edge and brutally funny. a dazzling phantasm of anachronistic showbiz – an explosion of sequins, lashes and teeth, a much needed, hysterically funny, swarovski studded revolt against the ever narrowing views of an increasingly conservative world. Reuben Kaye is what happens when you tell your children they can be anything.

‘A new comedy star rose in the extraordinary Reuben Kaye… You can’t take your eyes off him: he’s beautiful, hilarious, knowing, wicked.’ THE TIMES LONDON

★★★★★ ‘Nothing short of virtuosic!’ LGBTQ Arts Review

★★★★★ ‘Utterly unforgettable and not to be missed!’ Theatrepress

★★★★★ DO NOT MISS IT! MusicTheatre Review

★★★★★ ‘It. Is Carnage. Of the best possible kind. You won’t regret it.’ Miro Magazine

★★★★★ ‘Reuben Kaye already knows he is an icon: it’s time for you to find out too.’ Edfest mag

‘Colossally Fabulous!’ The Scotsman

‘Outstanding, Unique, Gob-smacking, Phenomenal, Extraordinary…He’s a Superstar by any definition. See him now!’ STAGEWHISPERS

‘You know mum cannot meet this man – but you love him.’ The Age, Melbourne 

‘Sensationally talented, whip-smart, and filthily funny’ The Times

‘Unbelievably funny, something that must be seen’ UPSIDE NEWS

‘a cabaret star’ THE ADVERTISER

‘Outrageous, brilliant, scandalous!’ Glam Adelaide

★★★★★ ‘Gob-smacking, lap invading Brilliance!’ TGGC

★★★★★ ‘Reuben Kaye Is A Cabaret God!’ Broadway Baby

★★★★★ ‘Dame Edna mixed with the absurdness of Andy Kauffman’ Fritz Magazine

★★★★★ ‘the stand out performance of the Fringe this year!’ THIS IS RADELAIDE

★★★★★ ‘the diva mother you never knew you wanted’ Fritz Mag

★★★★★ ‘obscenely intelligent, beautifully filthy, and rib-crackingly funny.’ AUSSIE THEATRE MELBOURNE


Important information

Age guidance: 16+

Content warning: Adult Language and concepts and Haze

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Reuben Kaye at Edinburgh Fringe 2019


18-25 & Under 18 tickets: £7.50

Essential companions: Any audience member requiring an essential carer/companion can get one free ticket. Relevant discounts or concessions still apply to the paid ticket.

Concessions: D/deaf or disabled, Full-time students, Over 60s, Go 4Less cardholders, Jobseekers 10% off tickets within certain price bands

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20 May

10:00 pm

£18.00 - £7.50


21 May

10:00 pm

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