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Carlotta is the inspirations behind the movie Priscilla Queen of the Desert. Carlotta began her career in the 1960s as one of the original members of the internationally renowned Les Girls in Sydney’s Kings Cross. Shortly after starting at Les Girls, Carlotta became the show’s star and witty compare. Since then she has moved onto appearances in numerous television productions from Number 96 to Good Morning Australia with Bert Newton and more recently Beauty and the Beast with Stan Zemanek.

Carlotta – Live exposes the private dramas of iconic Australian entertainer Carlotta. A unique look into her life at Les Girls during the Golden Mile era of Kings Cross to appearances on hit Australian TV shows.

Carlotta’s story is both an outrageously funny journey and a brutally honest look at the ruthless entertainment industry, the trappings of success and the ultimate vulnerability of the first Queen of Les Girls.

The shows takes the audience on a ride through Carlotta’s life; it peels away the mask of an iconic Australian entertainer, laying bare both the struggle and thrill of living life as a groundbreaking female performer. The journey unfolds with Carlotta’s unique and legendary comic humour punctuating the decades.

Now Carlotta brings you her brilliant one-woman show, Carlotta Live for one unforgettable night at the Currumbin RSL on Saturday.

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  1. Hi Carol You would never remember me , but my name is Vince Patrick ex N.S.W. born in Blacktown, when it was poultry farms and market gardens and certainly wasn’t jn the same league as Balmain…….It’s very strange how our lives albeit not completely personal have crisscrossed over many years probably due to working in Sydney and later having business interests in Kings Cross and later being on the fringe of the entertainment business…..Let’s try. a couple of names , Barney Coombes , Keith Parsons, Paul Sharratt, Hughie Hill , Josie Judd, ( Terri),so many Carol I can’t remember them…. I’m retired now and how’s this for stupid I’ve been married to my Thai wife for 20 years and for the last 10 I’ve been living in the LOS. and she’s on the Gold Coast but this year that will change . Carol will be coming to the Gold Coast 9th March for 4 weeks would love to catch up with a true Aussie Icon for a Thai lunch seeing my wife’s a cook!!!!!,,,, My Oz mobile should be 0413 461125 if it’s still alive or my wife’s mobile 0418321164 , Thanks Carol ,really looking forward to meeting if possible, All the Very Best, Vince.

  2. must have gone to see Les Girls 20 or 30 times as we lived and worked in the cross and we went there to celebrate special Occasions. the show never failed to please and of course cARLOTTA stood out as the star of the show! wonderful days! the 1960’s/70’s were a blast!.


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