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"THE DON" & "THESE ARE A FEW OF MY FAVOURITE SINGS"
Devised and performed by Stuart Coats
Directed by Lyndee-Jane Rutherford
Lust! Revenge! Murder! The adventures and exploits of Mozart's notorious lothario, Don Giovanni, with Stuart Coats (and a puppet) performing every role in the opera. A wild operatic parody and a hilarious tour-de-force show, this is opera cliff notes on speed and an audience favourite in the Fringe Festival.
Reviews for "THE DON"
It takes courage to perform an entire Mozart opera single-handed, even in an abridged version. Courage and a truckload of chutzpah, energy and invention. Also, a strong, versatile voice. And a likeable stage presence. Fortunately for Stuart Coats, deviser and performer of The Don, he has all of these things at his command. The result is an entertaining and lively show which will particularly appeal to anyone who enjoys opera and isn’t burdened by an undue sense of reverence. - Theatreview.org
THESE ARE A FEW
OF MY FAVOURITE SINGS
Written by Francesca Emms
Directed by Adam Macaulay
Written by Francesca Emms and performed by her sister Georgia, the show draws on the sisters’ childhood experiences growing up in a musical family and their deep love for Julie Andrews and the characters she portrayed. Features music from Mary Poppins, My Fair Lady, The Boyfriend, The King and I and of course, The Sound of Music.
REVIEWS FOR "FAVOURITE SINGS"
For those growing up on Julie Andrews musicals, nothing could be more pleasurable than sitting back listening to some of her most famous numbers. And in These Are A Few Of My Favourite Sings, the added pleasure is the superb rendition of these by Georgia Jamieson Emms.
And the show shouldn't be dismissed by those of an age who probably consider this all rather saccharine, as Jamieson Emms' artistry is such that one can't help but admire her performance. - Stuff.co.nz