photocredit, Claudio Raschella
Photo credit, Claudio Raschella

Michaela Burger – A Migrant’s Son


A Migrant’s son by Michaela Burger

Venue:             Imagination Workshop Festivals – The Hub (Venue 119)

Dates:              14th to 26th August 2019

Time:               5.30pm (7.00pm)

Square Sums are proud to present the Fringe debut of Michaela Burger’s wonderful autobiographical cabaret.

“A far-reaching generational story that crosses divides, ignites memories and pulls at your heart-strings” Stage Whispers

photocredit, Claudio Raschella
Photo credit, Claudio Raschella

Spotlight on Michaela Burger

Greek/Australian performer and songwriter Michaela Burger welcomes you into her family’s story, as she shines a unique spotlight on the migrant experience, which is touching, hard-hitting and hilarious! 

While enjoying a traditional Greek feast. You’ll traverse 100 years from Russia to the Australian outback following the hardship, ingenuity, tragedy and triumph present in all migrants’ stories. 

“A joy…unique, stimulating and inspiring story crossing three generations of the family that made Michael Burger” Glam Adelaide

Frank Ford Award Winner 2019 Adelaide Fringe

Michaela Burger was the recipient of the award for Best Cabaret Adelaide Fringe 2016, Best Cabaret weekly Adelaide Fringe 2019, inaugural Frank Ford Award 2019 and a Helpmann Award-nominee for Best Cabaret Performer 2016.  

She is the co-writer and star of the hit show Exposing Edith – which has appeared to sell-out audiences throughout Australia, New Zealand and the UK. 

Other career highlights include Rumpelstiltskin (Southbank Centre London, Windmill & State Theatre of SA), The Merry Widow (State Opera of SA), Can You Hear Colour? (Adelaide Festival/Patch Theatre), Brel (Adelaide Cabaret Festival) and Cranky Bear (Patch Theatre).

 “A moving portrait of one family’s multi-generational quest to overcome hardship and find success in a different land” The Upside News


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