On a Saturday night, after a long week, two sisters found themselves walking through the wonders of a Cabaret. Blue drinks were flowing, sparkly sequins were ready to go, and as the lights turned off, we all waited in awe for the act of the night. No one, (literally no one), could have prepared us for what we witnessed.
Flat & The Curves was probably the best executed performance we have seen in a very long time. Finalists for the New Act of the Year in 2022 and for the Chortle Awards 2023, this new cabaret act delivered self-penned songs about sisterhood, sex and so much more. Here are 3 reasons why you should not miss them on tour:
- The ladies
These four incredible ladies, aka Katy Baker, Issy Wroe Wright, Charlotte Brooke and, last but, definitely, not least, Arabella Rodrigo, can seriously do it all. They were genuinely brilliant and we just had so much fun! It takes them less than two hours to put together a brilliant show where they talk/sing about some of the most relatable topics for women today: dating, sex, going to Ikea, you name it! There’s something for each and every one of us.
2. Again, highly, highly relatable
The songs were funny, engaging (check out the one about dating apps or the one about the hen do) and made us feel very, very seen. It’s not easy to talk about dick pics and online pornography without being predictable or, even, crass, but the performance was flawless, punchy and elegantly delivered.
3. A feminist show
I don’t think I will ever get tired of seeing bold feminist acts on stage, and god knows, we need to see more of them. Flat & The Curves is the musical and the feminist act we have been waiting for a very long time. Want to find out more? Check them out on Facebook or Instagram.
We were delighted to see the new Cabaret space at WMC last night: a safe, nurturing environment where “everyone can express and enjoy themselves”. It’s the best place for new acts and artists in the UK including the very best in drag, comedy, burlesque, live music, gig theatre and more. Find out more by clicking here.