July 8, 2016, 8:00 pmBlue Mountains Theatre
A deeply felt reflection of the man. Savour every minute – NEW YORK TIMES
Lennon: Through a Glass Onion is back in Australia following a their sensational 16 week season in New York. The internationally acclaimed theatrical event celebrating the genius, music and phenomenon of John Lennon which we know and loved as LOOKING THROUGH A GLASS ONION was re-produced and rebranded for its Off-Broadway debut at the Union Square Theatre.
Created and performed by renowned Australian actor/musician John Waters and esteemed singer/pianist Stewart D’Arrietta, Lennon: Through a Glass Onion , part concert and part biography, reveals the essence of the life and astonishing talent of one of the most admired icons of the past century with a story and 31 songs including “Imagine,” “Strawberry Fields Forever,” “Revolution,” “Lucy In the Sky with Diamonds,” “All You Need is Love,” “Come Together,” “Help,” “Working Class Hero,” “Mother,” “Jealous Guy,” and more.
WHAT THE CRITICS HAVE SAID…..
Lennon’s spirit shine through on “Glass Onion” NEW YORK POST
D’ARIETTA is a powerful pianist with strong beats for a Honky Tonk CURTIN UP NEW YORK
His credible take on Lennon’s Liverpudlian dialect is top notch, meritoriously channeling the singer/songwriter’s acerbic wit and rebel yell moxie over the course of the 90 minute one act concert monologue. EDGE NEWORK NEW YORK
“a remarkable celebration of a unique talent… Waters does it brilliantly” THE SPECTATOR, LONDON
“John Waters encapsulate the essence of Lennon.” CAPITAL RADIO, LONDON
“The humour, the pace, the crisp intercuts of light and sound, the emotional texture of music and narrative, and the insights add up to a stirring celebration of genius.” SYDNEY MORNING HERALD
“Part bio, part great concert, totally excellent.” THE SUNDAY TELEGRAPH
“Angry, wired and wiry…..a powerfully recalled lament.” LONDON GUARDIAN
Tickets can be purchased through the Box Office in 4723 5050 or online here.