Theatre Shows

All theatrical shows can be performed either as a 1 hour performance with no interval OR as two 40 minute halves with interval. They require a pianist and stage area, lighting, backstage area OR changing room if possible. Exact requirements and pricing provided on request.

DivaLicious – Opera Rocks!

As seen at Sydney Opera House & Fringe World Festival 

 Nominated for Best Cabaret, Fringe World Festival 2013, 2014 & 2015.

Fully-staged performance with pianist and baritone and many fabulous costume changes! One hour no interval OR two hours with interval.

Penny & Fiona play the duelling divas; competing for not only the top notes but also for handsome WA Opera baritone and guest singer Robert “The Phantom” Hofmann’s affection! Opera’s greatest ‘hits’ are given the DivaLicious treatment accompanied by “perfection on piano”, David Wickham. From Mozart to Mamma Mia, from Queen of the Night to Queen, anything goes! (Includes Phantom of the Opera!)

“From Abba to Die Zauberflote, DivaLicious’ duelling divas Fiona Cooper Smyth and Penny Shaw had me in stiches as they rolled out one hilarious musical tableau after another – all done in the best possible taste, of course. Perfect for opera newbies as well as aficionados who relish fine singing but just want a good laugh now and again. Loved it.” William Yeoman (The West Australian, Books
Editor and Arts Writer) 

DivaLicious - A Licence to Trill!

As seen at Sydney Opera House & Fringe World Festival 

Nominated for Best Cabaret, Fringe World Festival 2014 & 2015.

Fully-staged performance with either a pianist OR with orchestral backings and fabulous costume changes!

Get up close and personal with comic sopranos Penny Shaw and Fiona Cooper Smyth as they relive their "DivaLicious Journey"; all the way from cat fights in the chorus to close encounters with reality television. In a dramatic tale of friendship and rivalry, told through the hits of opera, musical theatre and the movies, dressing-room gossip is mixed with beautiful music and backstage banter....the perfect operatic cocktail: “shaken, not stirred!” Nominated for Best Cabaret, Fringe World Festival 2014.

"An entertaining, laugh-out-loud production full of booze-fuelled cattiness and outstanding operatic vocals" Out-in-Perth

"Their show, full of sharp satire and tongue-in-cheek humour, can be enjoyed the same by an amateur opera-goer or the most seasoned and discerning viewer." Colosoul Magazine

"From the moment they walk on in stunning gowns with loads of sparkling bling, the pair have the audience in the palms of their collective hands." ArtsHub

DivaLicious - Defying Gravity!

DivaLicious – Defying Gravity. NEW show which was almost sold out at Fringe World last year and 100% 5 star reviews

Mortality, vitality and virility are all under the knife as cutting-edge classics mix with the best of Broadway in this Botox-pumping, lipo-sucking, wrinkle-relaxing cabaret that will take years off your life! Join these comic cougars of coloratura in their latest hit show as they explore the dubious joys of being "midults" in a world which worships youthful beauty, smooth brows and skinny thighs. Accompanied by the groovy sounds of bass, drums and keyboard, DivaLicious Divas, Fiona Cooper Smyth and Penny Shaw will attempt to defy gravity, claw back their lost youth, and launch themselves into the stratosphere! High notes, heavenly bodies, the count-down has begun... M-rated. M for Mature, M for Mum's-night-out and M for More champagne. (NOT Menopause!)

Watch the Promo Video Here

"Fresh, funny, feminist, with fabulous frocks, DivaLicious - Defying Gravity is a celebration of a show, where the audience leave smiling and singing. Not to be missed." Kimberley Shaw

"Fiona Cooper Smith and Penny Shaw provide such a fantastic night out. They combine their two powerful soprano voices to tackle some songs that shock, make you laugh out loud, and make you feel insecure – in the best way possible. We are all going to have an experience with “gravity” one day. They transport you into a world of an untouched cabaret market which proves to be a goldmine of success." Dircksey Magazine 5 STARS 

DivaLicious – Festive Frolics!

It's time to buff your baubles and titivate your tinsel as you enjoy the angelic voices of soprano duo “DivaLicious” (Penny Shaw and Fiona Cooper Smyth) as seen on Australia’s Got Talent. This new Festive Frolics Christmas show is jam-packed full of saucy songs, heavenly harmonies and Christmas favourites suitable for all the family. It's going to be a "Super-Calorific Christmas!"

The shows have the options to be performed with pianist, OR orchestral backing tracks OR live Band for Defying Gravity (except Opera Rocks which has music for piano and possibly orchestra).

DivaLicious are happy to meet the audience afterwards (or host VIPS) when appropriate. We also have CDs in case they are requested.

"From the moment they walk on in stunning gowns with loads of sparkling bling, the pair have the audience in the palms of their collective hands." ArtsHub

DivaLicious and the Impresario

As seen at Sydney Opera House & Fringe World Festival  

Diva vs diva! Who is the real Prima Donna? Join DivaLicious in their updated version of Mozart's original Duelling Diva story. The opera company is going under! Can a rich sponsor put art on a business basis without losing its integrity? Premiered in 1786, this story could have been "tweeted" yesterday. Comic opera with a DivaLicious twist...

“The Impresario is not a new work, but the DivaLicious ladies have taken Mozart’s little satire and turned it into a rollicking riot of a send-up.” Arts Hub, 4.5 stars

“Smyth and Shaw blend terrifically together. The essence of major operatic or stage moments are enhanced but never compromised.” Paul Nolan, Sydney Arts Guide 

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