“In his playfulness, Mr. Smith is a descendant of his fellow Australian Peter Allen. He could be described as a younger generation’s “Boy From Oz.”” Stephen Holden, The New York Times
Described as “the David Bowie of cabaret” (BroadwayWorld.com), and "a male Marlene Dietrich" by the New York Times, host Kim David Smith conjures the glitter, doom, and decadence of 1920’s Berlin with “Morphium Kabarett,” a weekly salon featuring special musical guests from the worlds of opera, cabaret, pop, and beyond.
Named for the sensual, Spoliansky-penned waltz (famously danced to by a nude Anita Berber), Morphium Kabarett is musically directed by Tracy Stark (“Superb, virtuosic pianist” - New York Post), and features the music of Hollaender, Weill, and Spoliansky, mixed with Kylie Minogue, the Supremes, and myriad unexpected others, in a neo-Weimar cabaret fantasia.
MORPHIUM KABARETT at Pangea (178 2nd Ave, NYC) September 22 and 29, and October 6 and 24, 7PM. Visit www.pangeanyc.com or call 212-995-0900 for reservations!
“Mr. Smith, a transplanted Australian who has lived in New York for nearly a decade, is a living artwork with a sculpted body and the haughty attitude of a beautiful young man (he’s in his early 30s) acutely aware of his value as a love object. Not for nothing did Mr. Smith suggest a male Marlene Dietrich.” Stephen Holden, The New York Times