A beguiling night of melancholic songs, poetic storytelling and haunting vocals in a perfect, intimate setting:  the songs, stories and art of Joni Mitchell, brought to life by musical theatre star Queenie van de Zandt

Following rave reviews and sell-out performances nationwide and in the US, award winning musical theatre star Queenie van de Zandt brings the songs, stories and art of the musical legend that is Joni Mitchell.

In Blue: The Songs of Joni Mitchell, Queenie along with musical director Max Lambert and a stellar live band, uses voiceovers and intimate storytelling to take the audience on a sonic journey through Joni's life, losses and loves. 

Affectionately reinterpreting Joni Mitchell's melancholy music, Queenie reveals the stories behind some of Joni's most memorable songs such as 'A Case Of You', 'Both Sides Now' and 'Little Green'.

Best Cabaret Performance & Best Cabaret 
2018 Broadway World - Sydney 

Most Outstanding Cabaret Performer 
2018 Glug Awards

Best Cabaret Performer 
2018 Helpmann Awards 

Best Cabaret Production 
2018 Sydney Theatre Awards 

"As exquisite a biography as you're likely to hear... extraordinary and emotional"
— Australian Arts Review

Queenie van de Zandt is renowned for her incredible versatility as a performer having worked extensively in musical theatre, plays, cabaret, on television and film, and as a recording artist, comedienne and writer.

Queenie is best known for her extensive work in musical theatre and cabaret.  Queenie has played leading roles in hit musicals including Funny Girl, Into the Woods, King Kong, Smoke & Mirrors, Oliver!, The Full Monty, Anything Goes, Cabaret, The Boy from Oz, Eureka – The Musical and many more.  In her early career she also performed in such classic musicals as Les Misérables and The Three Penny Opera.

As a writer, Queenie has co-written two albums of original music: Amazon Woman and Other Stories and her subsequent one-woman cabaret show, Amazon Woman and Other Stories, performed at music and cabaret festivals and music venues all over Australia.  Her two other critically acclaimed and award nominated cabaret shows, CABARET - In 12 Easy Steps and The Best (and Worst) of Queenie van de Zandt have toured to every major cabaret festival in Australia.  In 2014 Queenie released Queenie van de Zandt - Live in Cabaret - a live recording of one of her cabaret performances and in 2017 Queenie performed her new show, BLUE: The Songs of Joni Mitchell, to sold-out houses in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne.  The show was subsequently nominated for the Sydney Theatre Award, the Helpmann Award and won the Glug and Broadway World – Sydney Awards for Best Cabaret and Best Cabaret Performer.   


Queenie van de Zandt

Writer/Musical Director

Max Lambert


Neil Gooding Productions

Event and ticketing details


Wheelchair Access
Assistive listening Assistive Listening

Dates & Times

Performance SAT 2 APRIL 2022 - 8:00pm


Adult $37.00
Concession $34.00 - A valid concession card must be presented
Booking fee $3.30 - A one-off booking fee applies per transaction. This is regardless of the number or value of items purchased.
Seating allocation Tickets are currently capped at 75% due to covid-19 capacity restrictions. Additional tickets may become available should restrictions be eased.


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