Fri 16 Feb, 2018 Palais Theatre, Melbourne - (8pm) 16+
Sat 17 Feb, 2018 Palais Theatre, Melbourne - (8pm) 16+
Sat 24 Mar, 2018 Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide - (8pm) 16+
Thu 12 Apr, 2018 Sydney Opera House, Sydney - (8pm) 16+
Fri 13 Apr, 2018 State Theatre, Sydney - (8pm) 16+
Fri 20 Apr, 2018 Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Brisbane - (8pm) 16+
Sat 21 Apr, 2018 Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Brisbane - (8pm) 16+
Sat 28 Apr, 2018 Riverside Theatre PCEC, Perth - (8pm) 16+

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EM RUSCIANO | THE EVIL QUEEN TOUR touring across Australia in 2018!

27 Oct 2017



Performing at Perth Comedy Festival plus headline shows across the country!

Frontier Comedy and the Hit Network are thrilled to announce that singer, writer, broadcaster, comedian and “the poster girl for telling it like it is" (Perth Culture) Em Rusciano will be taking her new live comedy show Evil Queen across the country from February through April next year, for her largest live performances to date after her last two tours completely sold out!

Forget Snow White, STFU Ariel… for young Em Rusciano it was always about the villainesses. Her childhood obsession with these betrayed, depressive, fabulously dressed women turned out to be excellent preparation for both her marriage and her career in radio. Now, as Em hits the stage after a year of giddy highs and grinding lows... the time has come for her to unleash this inner evil queen. So be prepared, you poor unfortunate souls, for black glitter, white wine, spells, songs, unhealthy obsessions and high-end bitching.

★★★★★ ‘part-confession, part-cabaret, part-singalong, whole lot of fun.’ - Herald Sun

★★★★★ ‘raw, honest and hysterically funny.’ - Rip It Up

‘A powerhouse of Australian comedy’ - The Plus Ones

‘Outrageously funny...a bona-fide star’ - Perth Now

The host of Sydney’s 2DayFM breakfast show The Em Rusciano Radio Show with Harley Breen, which also airs nationally from 7-8pm weekdays on the Hit Network and often reaches #1 on the iTunes charts with its catch-up podcast, is one of the most well-rounded and talented performers in Australia. In the last 24 months Em has released her debut single Versions Of Me (Liberation Music) which peaked at #10 on the iTunes charts, published a bestselling memoir Try Hard - Tales From The Life of a Needy Overachiever (Simon & Schuster Australia) and performed across the country to critical acclaim and sold out crowds on the Em Rusciano Is Not A Diva tour (2016) and The Try Hard Tour (2016-2017.)

Now, Em is bringing her highly-anticipated, brand-new live show to adoring audiences across Australia. The Evil Queen tour kicks off at Melbourne’s Palais Theatre, going on to Adelaide’s Thebarton Theatre, Sydney’s Opera House and State Theatre and the Queensland Performing Arts Centre before wrapping up at Perth’s Riverside Theatre.

★★★★ ‘Manic hilarity, chaotic extroversion and one huge and beautiful voice’ - The Age

★★★★ ‘an almost religious experience’ - The West Australian

‘Flamboyant and spectacular’ - On The Record

Em’s phenomenal voice has been well-known to Australian audiences since she was a top ten contestant on Australian Idol in 2004. In the years since, Em has built a solid foundation for herself as a stand-up comedian, radio presenter, published author and powerhouse live performer.

Pedestrian.TV’s 2014 ‘Blogger Of The Year’ Em’s first book Try Hard received glowing reviews from critics and fans alike, went to the top of the iBook autobiography charts, earned her a nomination as one of Booktopia’s Top 50 Australian Authors and was reprinted due to overwhelming pre-sale demand - before it had even been officially released! Now, fans have been treated to three fabulous new chapters of the laugh-out-loud, cry-out-loud bestseller, out now.

Don’t miss Em Rusciano performing her biggest shows to date across the country next year. Her last two tours completely sold out, so make sure you get in early for tickets to see this “irrepressible force of nature” (Rip It Up) live! 


Friday 16 February – Palais Theatre, Melbourne
Saturday 17 February – Palais Theatre, Melbourne
Saturday 24 March – Thebarton Theatre. Adelaide
Thursday 12 April – Sydney Opera House, Sydney
Friday 13 April – State Theatre, Sydney
Friday 20 April – QPAC, Brisbane
Saturday 21 April – QPAC, Brisbane
Saturday 28 April – Riverside Theatre, Perth 
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All Shows – 16+

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