Late, Late at Night: Rick Springfield

Directed by Robert Johnson, and written by multi-award-winning local playwright, Kieran Carroll, Late, Late at Night is a vast one-man pop-rock play based on Rick Springfield’s autobiography of the same name. Moving between text and song throughout, the production runs just over two hours and is performed by acclaimed Sydney actor, Jackson Carroll (no relation to Kieran) in a huge, demanding role-playing 20 songs from Rick Springfield’s vast fifty-year career, combined with both a traumatic and dizzying narrative.

Late, Late At Night is a tumultuous and exhilarating journey of an Australian-American songwriter whose 17 top 40 hits in America with sales of 25 million albums worldwide, make him one of Australia’s most successful musical exports of all time.

An epic journey of a suburban boy whose journey to fame and fortune came with enormous personal costs.

Late, Late At Night is an electrifying tale of survival and redemption not to be missed”

“Sydney based singer-actor, Jackson Carroll is a revelation”

Five stars. Nick Pilgrim for Theatre People.

Sunday 10 July, 2022 Doors Open 3.30pm for 4pm show.

Duration: 130mins – one show only

Konstantin: Grandmother’s Tongue

Everybody knows Konstantin, the loudest rooster in the village! But how did he get here? Did he fly? Did he walk? Did he swim? Flightless birds from the jungles of South-East Asia, chickens didn’t get anywhere on their own. The story of their global journey reveals other hidden histories – of trade, war, piracy, slavery and good old-fashioned adventure – stretching back thousands of years.

Watch, listen and learn as Grandmother Babcia and Kazia the Hen invoke the ghosts of the past, unveil unexpected dimensions of the present and foretell the future!
Konstantin emerged from conversations I was having with the designer, Dagmara, who is Polish.  She and I worked together on a previous project, which was The Book of Revelations, a theatre  performance which explores dementia. We thought, alright what are we going to do next? Both of  us are very keen on fairy tales and folk traditions. We tried to bring it into a contemporary context.  There’s a big tradition of roosters being a symbol of courage and cheekiness. It explores migration,  immigration and refuge, asking ‘where do chickens actually come from?’ They are actually south east Asian birds that cannot fly. There’s a whole mystery that emerges. This song cycle is about  not having borders, the story has no borders.” Alison Richards, writer and performer

Big Fish

Big Fish is a heartfelt, powerful, and truly magical musical about family and the stories that we use to define our identities. With spine-tinglingly beautiful music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, and a funny, heartwarming book by John August, Big Fish is a magnificent “big fish” of a tale, itself — spectacular, fantastical, and overflowing with love.

Big Fish

Big Fish is a heartfelt, powerful, and truly magical musical about family and the stories that we use to define our identities. With spine-tinglingly beautiful music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, and a funny, heartwarming book by John August, Big Fish is a magnificent “big fish” of a tale, itself — spectacular, fantastical, and overflowing with love.

Big Fish

Big Fish is a heartfelt, powerful, and truly magical musical about family and the stories that we use to define our identities. With spine-tinglingly beautiful music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, and a funny, heartwarming book by John August, Big Fish is a magnificent “big fish” of a tale, itself — spectacular, fantastical, and overflowing with love.

Big Fish

Big Fish is a heartfelt, powerful, and truly magical musical about family and the stories that we use to define our identities. With spine-tinglingly beautiful music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, and a funny, heartwarming book by John August, Big Fish is a magnificent “big fish” of a tale, itself — spectacular, fantastical, and overflowing with love.

Big Fish

Big Fish is a heartfelt, powerful, and truly magical musical about family and the stories that we use to define our identities. With spine-tinglingly beautiful music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, and a funny, heartwarming book by John August, Big Fish is a magnificent “big fish” of a tale, itself — spectacular, fantastical, and overflowing with love.

Big Fish

Big Fish is a heartfelt, powerful, and truly magical musical about family and the stories that we use to define our identities. With spine-tinglingly beautiful music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, and a funny, heartwarming book by John August, Big Fish is a magnificent “big fish” of a tale, itself — spectacular, fantastical, and overflowing with love.

Big Fish

Big Fish is a heartfelt, powerful, and truly magical musical about family and the stories that we use to define our identities. With spine-tinglingly beautiful music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, and a funny, heartwarming book by John August, Big Fish is a magnificent “big fish” of a tale, itself — spectacular, fantastical, and overflowing with love.

Big Fish

Big Fish is a heartfelt, powerful, and truly magical musical about family and the stories that we use to define our identities. With spine-tinglingly beautiful music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, and a funny, heartwarming book by John August, Big Fish is a magnificent “big fish” of a tale, itself — spectacular, fantastical, and overflowing with love.