Since their sparkling debut in 2022, Shimmery has been captivating audiences through glamour, humour and empowerment. After reading through audience feedback, reviews and comments; it's clear that Shimmery is stealing the hearts of its viewers. Join us as we count down the top five reasons why audiences can't get enough of Shimmery Burlesque.
5. A NIGHT AT THE THEATRE:
Who doesn't love a night out? After years of longing for live entertainment, the return to the theatre has been met with great excitement. Burlesque shows are especially electrifying because audiences cheer and actively engage in the excitement. Audiences are encouraged to have so much fun, creating a vibrant energy that fills the room. Shimmery Burlesque offers a full theatrical experience - with a grand set, dazzling lighting, and sparkling costumes, audiences are transported into a vintage wonderland from the moment they step into the theatre. The show's musical theatre-style format, combined with audience engagement and stunning visuals, creates an unforgettable night out that leaves audiences longing for more.
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "What an incredible show. The costumes were exquisite. The acts were mesmerising. Even the fine details such as the backdrops and props were so well-made and complimented each act. Can’t wait for the next show!" - Jacqui
4. BASED ON A TRUE STORY
Shimmery Burlesque isn't just about the glamour! The show follows the journey of a talented dressmaker, Lady Shimmery, who discovers her passion for creating costumes for Burlesque. Throughout the entire show, Burlesque numbers unfold, seamlessly weaving into the fabric of Lady Shimmery's narrative. Audiences are absolutely loving the innovative take on a Burlesque show, describing it as "what dreams are made of" with "entertainment packed onto every square inch of the stage". Based on a true story - the heartfelt narrative leaves a lasting impression long after the curtains close.
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "What a fabulous story. What dreams are made of. Loved every minute of it." - Linda
3. CELEBRATING INDIVIDUALITY
The art of tease has a rich history and Shimmery proudly celebrates this by bringing a classic vintage cabaret to the stage with a beautiful cast of all shapes and sizes. Burlesque is about confidence, embracing uniqueness and individuality. Shimmery proudly breaks away from the conventions of many showgirl-style shows that often have a reputation for favouring specific heights and body shapes. The costumes are carefully created to reflect the uniqueness and personality of each performer. Audiences feel empowered by "how unique the cast is" and even how much the show makes them "want to be a Burlesque dancer!"
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "We loved the show. We really appreciated that the girls dancing represented all shapes. The dancing was amazing. Loved it all." - Melissa
2. THE COSTUMES
Shimmery is inspired by the real-life costume designer Kerrie, also known as Lady Shimmery. Written by Holly Mouat, Kerrie's daughter, the show serves as a platform to showcase her mother's extraordinary costumes, each a testament to her passion and skill. Audiences are enchanted by the vintage glamour of the costumes, adorned with thousands of rhinestones, feathers, lace, velvet, sequins, ruffles and so much more. At the heart of the show is the character of Lady Shimmery, who discovers her passion for creating costumes for Burlesque, making it only fitting that the costumes be absolutely spectacular.
1. THE CAST
Shimmery Burlesque wouldn't be the same without its stellar cast, with the show featuring a beautiful ensemble of twenty performers who bring the stage to life with their individual personality and talent. Audiences really connect with each person as they bring the entire show to life. Audiences have described the cast as "engaging", "incredible", "brilliant", "entertaining", "stunning", "hilarious", "electric" and "captivating".
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Oh Shimmery what a delight! A performance full of elaborate, intricate costumes, gleaming feminine wonders shimmering on the stage, wowing us spectators with their talent. A truly captivating ensemble of creators, unmissable for those curious of the beauty and outrageous fun that is Burlesque." - Anastasia
We invite you to experience the magic of Shimmery for yourself, and experience why audiences are falling head over heels for this dazzling show. From the five star cast, mesmerising costumes to the empowering story and electrifying acts, there's something for everyone to love. Seen the show? Be sure to leave us a review! We love hearing your feedback and can't wait to hear from you.