Go to The Gospel According To Paul, 26–30 March 2019

This show is part of Collected Works 2019

26–30 March 2019

THIS PRODUCTION IS PART OF                      COLLECTED WORKS 2019 PURCHASE 4 SHOWS AND SAVE UP TO $40 OR MORE ON THE BEST SEATS IN THE HOUSE BY BECOMING A SEASON TICKET HOLDER

A BRILLIANT NEW COMEDY THAT EXPLORES THE KEATING YEARS.

One of Australia’s favourite performers, Jonathan Biggins, is Paul Keating – visionary, reformer and rabble-rouser – in a highly anticipated new comedy, The Gospel According to Paul. Full of intelligence and wit, The Gospel According to Paul is a funny, insightful and occasionally poignant portrait of Paul Keating – the man that, as he tells it, single-handedly shaped contemporary Australia. Jonathan Biggins’ performance as Paul Keating is well known from the long-running Sydney Theatre Company success story The Wharf Revue. Beyond the canny impersonation, Jonathan, like so many Australians, has long been fascinated by Keating and what Keating means to Australia. Showcasing his eviscerating wit, rich rhetoric and ego the size of Everest, The Gospel According to Paul distils Keating’s essence into 75 minutes, focussing on key biographical milestones, landmark political achievements and personal obsessions.

Show details:

Synopsis

26–30 March 2019

THIS PRODUCTION IS PART OF                     
COLLECTED WORKS 2019

PURCHASE 4 SHOWS AND SAVE UP TO $40
OR MORE ON THE BEST SEATS IN THE HOUSE

BY BECOMING A SEASON TICKET HOLDER

A BRILLIANT NEW COMEDY THAT EXPLORES THE KEATING YEARS.

One of Australia’s favourite performers, Jonathan Biggins, is Paul Keating – visionary, reformer and rabble-rouser – in a highly anticipated new comedy, The Gospel According to Paul.

Full of intelligence and wit, The Gospel According to Paul is a funny, insightful and occasionally poignant portrait of Paul Keating – the man that, as he tells it, single-handedly shaped contemporary Australia.

Jonathan Biggins’ performance as Paul Keating is well known from the long-running Sydney Theatre Company success story The Wharf Revue.

Beyond the canny impersonation, Jonathan, like so many Australians, has long been fascinated by Keating and what Keating means to Australia.

Showcasing his eviscerating wit, rich rhetoric and ego the size of Everest, The Gospel According to Paul distils Keating’s essence into 75 minutes, focussing on key biographical milestones, landmark political achievements and personal obsessions.

Dates

Gala Opening – Tuesday 26 March, 8pm

Wednesday 27 March, 8pm

Thursday 28 March, 8pm

Friday 29 March, 8pm

Saturday 30 March, 2pm & 8pm

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Credits

DIRECTOR:
Aarne Neeme

DESIGNER:
Mark Thompson

LIGHTING DESIGNER:
Verity Hampson

SOUND/AV DESIGNER:
David Bergman

CAST:
Jonathan Biggins

Details

PRESENTED BY:
Canberra Theatre Centre and Soft Tread

CATEGORY:
Theatre

DURATION:
Approximately 75 minutes, no interval.

WARNINGS:
This show contains obscene language and may contain simulated smoking, nudity, strobe lighting and fog/haze effects.

SUIT CHILDREN?:
TBC

VENUE:
The Playhouse
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Access

Tactile TourTACTILE TOUR
Saturday 30 March, 1pm

Audio DescribedAUDIO DESCRIBED
Saturday 30 March, 2pm

Closed CaptionedCAPTIONED
Saturday 30 March, 2pm

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Take PartPOST SHOW Q&A
Thursday 28 March

 

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