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CARLOTTA & her girls

The Festival is very proud and honoured to welcome the iconic CARLOTTA to the 2019 stage headlining Saturday night.

Carlotta is an Australian cabaret and LGBTIQA+ community icon & television celebrity. She began her career as an original member of the long-running Les Girls cabaret show, performed entirely by heavily costumed males, which started in 1963 in the purpose built Les Girls building which stood on a prominent corner in the heart of Sydney's Kings Cross, New South Wales.

Carlotta will perform her infamous “Carlotta, Queen Of The Cross” show on Saturday night on the main stage. Her 70 minute performance will be split with a brief intermission and our audience will be delighted with a very special support act….for the first time in years, three of Carlotta’s legendary ex Les Girls; Vonni, Christy McNicol & Penny Clifford will perform a tribute show to Carlotta & pay respects to their legendry Les Girls show girl days. This reunion is an absolute coup for the festival and a very special addition to Carlotta’s headlining show.


“We are thrilled to feature such a legend of the LGBTIQA+ community and celebrate their history by showcasing one of their icons such as Carlotta”.

Philmah Bocks was instrumental with the booking as she had been chasing Carlotta to perform for the Broken Heel Festival for a few years now.

“I think it’s a testament to the Festivals growing success and fabulous reputation that we are seeing such a high calibre of entertainers wanting to come and work with us here in Broken Hill, I’m so excited to welcome Carlotta and her girls here in 2019”
— Festival Director, Esther LaRovere

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