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GYPSY- THIS PRODUCTION DON’T GOTTA HAVE A GIMMICK

 

Production images: Phil Erbacher.

Take a scene-heavy musical with lots of pinpoint changes.  Now throw in a daunting amount of props to evoke the period and costume changes of rapidity and complexity to awe an audience.  Add into the mix a band which can play badly with such skill as to be hilarious.  Finally, people the stage with a cast of power and depth who can do wrong.

Luckiest and One Eyed Man Productions in association with  Hayes Theatre Co presents GYPSY.

GYPSY is an award-winning musical, music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and a book by Arthur Laurents.  The work is drawn very loosely from the memoirs of Burlesque super-star, Gypsy Rose Lee who, as Louise, for most of her young life and dressed mostly as a boy, played second fiddle to her sister June.   June and Louise are paraded around the dying Vaudeville circuit by Rose, the archetypal monstrous stage parent of ‘Baby June’, a kiddie act which lost its cute factor a long time ago.                   Continue reading GYPSY- THIS PRODUCTION DON’T GOTTA HAVE A GIMMICK

HELM OF CALIFORNIA AND KUSH CABARET: AN EVENING OF MUSIC AND DANCE FOR MARRICKVILLE

This will be an evening of Eastern European and Middle Eastern music & dance with legendary musicians, Helm of California, USA and locals, Kush Cabaret!

Featuring Mark Bell on percussion and Ling Shien Bell on vocals and wind instruments, “eclectic, acoustic, and expressive, Helm contributes great music in the traditions of the Middle East through original compositions, folkloric, and classical pieces.

The show features dancers Ghawazi Caravan, Oreades Tribal Bellydance, Kurvy, Fernanda, Magda Boz and more! Continue reading HELM OF CALIFORNIA AND KUSH CABARET: AN EVENING OF MUSIC AND DANCE FOR MARRICKVILLE