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Start: Sat 20th Oct. 8 p.m. END: Sat 20th Oct. 10 p.m.

LENNON: THROUGH A GLASS ONION
Cessnock Performing Arts Centre, 198 Vincent Street, Cessnock NSW 2325

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The internationally acclaimed theatrical event celebrating the genius, music and phenomenon of John Lennon.

Created and performed by renowned Australian actor/musician John Waters and esteemed singer/pianist Stewart D’Arrietta, Lennon: Through a Glass Onion, is part-concert, part-biography and features 31 iconic hits including Lennon solo works such as ImagineWomanWorking Class Hero andJealous Guy and Lennon's collaborations with Paul McCartney including Strawberry Fields ForeverRevolution, and Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds.  

 

In 1992, twelve years after Lennon’s death, Waters and D’Arrietta first conceived and performed Lennon: Through a Glass Onion on a small stage at the Tilbury Hotel in Sydney. The show was an instant success. In the years that have followed, Waters and D’Arrietta have toured the show around the globe, performing a three-month engagement in London’s West End, a sixteen-week season in New York and have played sold out engagements at venues including The Sydney Opera House.

“It never ceases to amaze us how many people still request to see the show, even after our last lengthy tour, we’re constantly getting emails and messages asking when is the show coming back, so its great that the demand and interest is always there”, says Waters.  

“The song Glass Onion was John Lennon’s postscript to The Beatles.  It had such a strong image of crystal ball-gazing and peeling away the layers that it inspired the format for this show – a kaleidoscope collage of song, word, emotion and image”, agrees D’Arrietta with Waters.

For the audience this is either an emotional trip down memory lane or a wonderful introduction to the life and times of one of the most fascinating icons of our time.

A Reserve - $65.00

B Reserve - $60.00

Phone: 02 4993 4266 | Email: cpac@cessnock.nsw.gov.au | Website: http://www.cessnockperformingartscentre.com.au/shows/glass-onion-18

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