Tori Scott: Thirsty!, VAULT Festival

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Tori Scott is all charming wit and fabulous gumption in this autobiographical narration. She bills it as an experience that will not inspire you to greater heights — “lower your expectations” she warns — before carrying you on a meander of her life’s efforts and delightful failings.

The show is a commentary on the angst of modern living, the ensuing existential crises and the preeminence of Vodka – utterly meaningless in the grand scheme, but oh-so-funny when examined closer, with fitting songs to boot.

Cabaret demands so much more than a beautiful voice to hold your audience. Scott certainly has a great one, as well as wonderful presence and not an ounce of self-consciousness.

It’s a delicious show; the standing ovation is well deserved.

Thirsty! Runs through 18 March.

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