JOHN WATERS - Makes the French Connection 'BREL' Tickets
9:30pm, Sun 13th June, 2010
The Basement, Sydney, NSW
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One of Australia's most recognised and respected actors and singers, John Waters will perform a show that highlights the songs of the great Belgium born French singer-songwriter Jacques BREL. While many of Brel's songs were recorded in English translation in the 60's and 70's by artists including Frank Sinatra, Neil Diamond, Dusty Springfield and Ray Charles, Waters will perform them as the original French versions, explaining their significance along the way sometimes comic, sometimes tragic, sometimes painfully romantic but always engrossing and compelling. 'As a teenager hitchhiking in France I meet a street musician singing a beautiful song. I asked who's song it was and he said Jacques Brel and that memory and the passion expressed in the song is something I've wanted to revisit ever since. I also had the fortunate pleasure of seeing BREL live in performance at the Olympia in Paris and I perform his works as often as I can' says John. If you saw Water's popular John Lennon tribute 'Looking Through A Glass Onion' and loved it, then BREL is sure to cast a spell and get under your skin.
Gen. admission Standing tix: $40 + booking fee
(purchase online at the bottom of this page)
Dinner & Show tickets: $88.80 per person
Dinner & Show tickets include entry, seating and a 2 course meal (entree & main, 4 choices for each). Dinner & Show tickets are only available by phone.
Call the Basement Box Office to book on (612) 9251 2797 (Mon - Fri 10 am - 5:30 pm)
ALL PATRONS MUST BE OVER THE AGE OF 18
ONCE PURCHASED, TICKETS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE & NON-TRANSFERABLE
(Applies to both Standing and Dinner sales)
Please ensure you bring photo ID as proof of age
A booking fee applies to all advance tickets. [All quoted prices include tax].
Restaurant Opening times: Mon to Fri: Lunch from midday to 2.00 pm, Dinner from 7.30 pm. Sat & Sun: Dinner from 7.30 pm
Bistro: Open til late for the best light meals, late night suppers and coffees in town.
Dress: Smart/Casual at Manager's discretion.
PLEASE NOTE DOORS OPEN AT 7.30PM, MUSIC STARTS AROUND 9.30PM UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED UNDER THE DATE ABOVE.