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Cabaret

Rumour Has It

Naomi Price as Adele

Dates

FRI 13 + SAT 14 JANUARY, 2017

Tickets

$50–$70*
Presented by The Little Red Company

Following standing ovations at Sydney Opera House, Hamer Hall, Adelaide Cabaret Festival and Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre, Australia’s smash hit stage spectacular Rumour Has It returns for an epic encore with special guests Camerata of St John’s – Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra.

Starring stage and television star Naomi Price (The Voice Australia) in her award-winning portrayal of international superstar Adele, Rumour Has It charts the incredible rise of THE blockbuster soul sensation of the modern age live in story and song.

Hear Adele’s deliciously frank life story come alive in the words of this world-class performer backed by an electrifying 19-piece band, delivering the greatest hits from a mega-platinum catalogue including Rolling in the DeepSomeone Like YouTurning TablesSet Fire to the Rain and the Oscar-winning Skyfall.

Rumour Has It evokes the inspirational spirit and talent of a mischievous working class diva from Tottenham as she spills intimate details about a meteoric rise that has captured hearts across the globe.

This production contains coarse language and adult themes.
Known for

Naomi Price is one of Australia’s leading cabaret and theatre performers, best known for her performances on The Voice Australia, and as pop icon Adele in Rumour Has It and twerk superstar Miley in Wrecking Ball (Brisbane Powerhouse, 2014). Originally from England, Naomi’s extensive performance credits include the original cast of Ladies in Black (Melbourne Theatre Company, Queensland Theatre Company), Kiss Me Kate (Opera Queensland), The Tragedy of King Richard III (La Boite Theatre Company), Gloria (Queensland Theatre Company), The Wishing Well (La Boite Theatre Company), with numerous television appearances and international performances. 

 

Reviews

Both poignant and pithy… Fabulously entertaining!

The Courier-Mail

The next best thing to seeing Adele live.

Stage Whispers

Don’t miss this. It will make you glad to be alive.

Scenestr

A powerhouse performance that never flags for a second.

Greenroom

Social Kit

About the Show

Credits

Since its inception in 2012, The Little Red Company has established itself as one of Australia’s most celebrated independent full-service production houses. The company’s debut work Rumour Has It premiered to critical acclaim at the Brisbane Cabaret Festival in November 2012 and has since toured nationally to venues and festivals around Australia including the iconic Sydney Opera House, Hamer Hall and The Adelaide Cabaret Festival.

Rumour Has It has enjoyed an Arts Queensland supported regional tour, received a Matilda Award for Best Musical or Cabaret, a Groundling Award for Best Musical Production, and a Sunday Mail Critic’s Choice commendation. In September 2016, Rumour Has It received its international premiere to tremendous acclaim at The Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre.

Created by Adam Brunes & Naomi Price
Original Arrangements Naomi Price, Jason McGregor & Michael Manikus
Vocal Arrangements Naomi Price & Luke Kennedy
String Arrangments Andrew Johnson
Lighting Design Jason Glenwright
Sound Design Jamie Taylor
Costumes Leigh Buchanan & Nathalie Ryner

Starring Naomi Price with Mik Easterman, Rachel Everett-Jones, Scott French, Luke Kennedy, Michael Manikus, Jason McGregor, Lai Utovou and special guests Camerata of St John’s - Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra.

Originally produced in association with the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts.

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