Reuben Kaye

Reuben Kaye is an award-winning comedian, singer, and writer.

Reuben made his TV debut in Australia, performing twice on ABC Australia’s Melbourne Comedy Fest, as a guest on SBS Australia’s Celebrity Letters & Numbers, and on ABC Australia’s Spicks and Specks. Reuben has also appeared on UK television shows including BBC’s Tom Allen: You’re Fired, Channel 4’s Kids React to Drag, and given a lauded keynote at TEDxCurrumbin titled When Your Child Comes Out.

Reuben is an internationally renowned cabaret host, with previous residencies in London, Berlin and Stockholm. In 2022, his comedy cabaret show The Butch Is Back won three Green Room Awards: for Best Cabaret Artist, Best Production and Best Musical Direction. In 2021, both Perth Fringeworld and the Adelaide Fringe awarded Reuben their Best Cabaret award, and Melbourne Comedy Festival nominated him for the Most Outstanding Show award.


  • 2022 Green Room Award – Best Cabaret Artist
  • 2022 Green Room Award – Best Production
  • 2022 Green Room Award – Best Musical Direction
  • 2021 Melbourne Comedy Festival – Most Outstanding Show Nominee
  • 2021 Fringeworld Perth – Best Cabaret and Variety Show
  • 2021 Adelaide Fringe – Best Cabaret
  • 2019 Green Room Award – Best Production
  • 2017 Adelaide Fringe – Best Cabaret Performance


  • Pointless Celebrities- BBC1 (Guest)
  • You’re Fired – BBC2 (Guest)
  • Kids React to Drag – Channel 4 (Host)
  • Celebrity Letters & Numbers – SBS Australia (Guest)
  • Spicks and Specks – ABC & ABC iView Australia (Guest)
  • Melbourne Comedy Fest Gala – ABC, ABC iView, Channel 10 Australia (Guest)
  • Melbourne Comedy Fest Allstars Channel – ABC, ABC iView, Channel 10 Australia (Guest)
  • When Your Child Comes Out TEDx – Online
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