Date(s) - 9 Apr 2021
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Darwin Entertainment Centre
GoTheatrical! App Captioned Performance: Friday, 9 April 2021 at 8pm
Booking details: https://www.yourcentre.com.au/#!/events/-MURlrTRPk6CVjRXW_o3/
Written and performed by Jonathan Biggins
One of Australia’s favourite performers, Jonathan Biggins, is Paul Keating – visionary, reformer and rabble-rouser – in the return of the 2019 smash hit 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.
Like so many Australians, Jonathan 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 90 minutes, focusing on key biographical milestones, landmark political achievements and personal obsessions. It shows the man who grew up in the tribe of the Labor Party and gained an education at the knee of Jack Lang, who treated economics as an artform, and demanded we confront the wrongs of our colonial past.
Biggins asks the question – what can we learn today from this singular politician, and the momentous time in our country’s history he dominated?
Aarne Neeme Director
Mark Thompson Designer
Verity Hampson Lighting Designer
David Bergman Sound and Video Designer
Jonathan Biggins Cast
Tanya Leach Company Stage Manager
Amy Robertson Touring Production Manager
Marcus Kelson Technical Director
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Performance warning: This show contains coarse language. Recommended for ages 15+
The Friday, 9 April 8pm event is Closed Captioned.
This project has been assisted by the Australian government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body, and is supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW.