Duet Productions presents

Lennon – Through a Glass Onion

Starring John Waters and Stewart D’Arrietta

Friday 13 March | 8pm

Created and performed by renowned Australian actor/musician John Waters and esteemed singer/pianist Stewart D’ArriettaLennon – Through a Glass Onion is part concert and part biography, revealing the essence of the life and astonishing talent of one of the most admired icons of the past century.

This compelling story features 31 iconic hits of Lennon and his collaborations with McCartney including Imagine, Strawberry Fields Forever, Revolution, Woman, Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds, Working Class Hero, and Jealous Guy.

It’s been over 25 years since John Waters and Stewart D’Arrietta first performed Lennon – Looking Through a Glass Onion on the small stage at Sydney’s Tilbury Hotel. Little did they know that over an inspiring 25 year journey they would perform the show in both New York and London, leaving their mark on audiences around the world.

For the audience, this is either an emotional trip down memory lane or a wonderful introduction to the life and times of one of the most fascinating icons of our time. For John and Stewart – it’s a dream come true.

“Lennon’s spirit shines through” - New York Post

“Angry, wired and wiry…..a powerfully recalled lament” - London Guardian

“We should get out the streamers and confetti to shower D’Arrietta and Waters in an open limousine to the steps of our town halls” – Sydney Morning Herald

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Running Time

Approx. 1 hr 30 mins

Recommended For

Ages 5+. Parental guidance recommended, no babes in arms.

Ticket Price

$45 - $49

Enjoy a delicious pre-show dinner!

Dinner + Show

$85 - $94

Stylised painting of John Lennon

The humour, the pace, the crisp intercuts of light and sound, the emotional texture of music and narrative, and the insights add up to a stirring celebration of genius.

Sydney Morning Herald

Created and performed by renowned Australian actor/musician John Waters and esteemed singer/pianist Stewart D’ArriettaLennon – Through a Glass Onion is part concert and part biography, revealing the essence of the life and astonishing talent of one of the most admired icons of the past century.

This compelling story features 31 iconic hits of Lennon and his collaborations with McCartney including Imagine, Strawberry Fields Forever, Revolution, Woman, Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds, Working Class Hero, and Jealous Guy.

It’s been over 25 years since John Waters and Stewart D’Arrietta first performed Lennon – Looking Through a Glass Onion on the small stage at Sydney’s Tilbury Hotel. Little did they know that over an inspiring 25 year journey they would perform the show in both New York and London, leaving their mark on audiences around the world.

For the audience, this is either an emotional trip down memory lane or a wonderful introduction to the life and times of one of the most fascinating icons of our time. For John and Stewart – it’s a dream come true.

“Lennon’s spirit shines through” - New York Post

“Angry, wired and wiry…..a powerfully recalled lament” - London Guardian

“We should get out the streamers and confetti to shower D’Arrietta and Waters in an open limousine to the steps of our town halls” – Sydney Morning Herald

Location

Auditorium

Running Time

Approx. 1 hr 30 mins (incl interval)

Schedule of Shows
  • Friday 13 March | 1pm
Prices
  • Member: $45
  • Adult: $49
Encore Dining
  • Pre-show two-course dinner
  • Member: $40
  • Regular: $45
Cast & Credits
  • Starring: John Waters & Stewart D'Arrietta
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Dinner commences at 6pm - please be
seated no later than 6.30pm.

Dinner bookings for this event will close on
Friday 6 March at 2pm.

All meals are freshly prepared on site using local suppliers. To assist us in providing you with your preferred menu choice it isessential to place your order by calling the Box Office or emailing info@shoalhavenentertainment.com.au at least one week prior to the show.

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Ticket Transaction Fees

  • Counter Sales: no transaction fee 
  • Online Bookings: $2.50 per transaction 
  • Telephone Bookings: $6 per transaction 
  • Postage (if required): $5 per order

Booking terms and conditions

Ticket Refunds, Exchanges and Right of Refusal

The Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre abides by the Live Performance Australia, Code of Practice for the Ticketing of Live Entertainment in Australia. Tickets for a future performance can usually be exchanged for another performance of that show, subject to availability and payment of any ticket price difference. Management has the right to refuse any ticket exchanges. Refunds are generally not available except under exceptional circumstances outlined in the Live Performance Australia Code of Practice for Ticketing. Click here for the Code.

Discounts

BABES IN ARMS
Babies are not generally admitted into shows other than those targeted at Children 2-8 yrs. In this case, children under 2 and with an adult will be admitted for free in most cases accordingly. 

CHILDREN
We love kids here at Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre! When available children aged from 2-18 years can access kids’ discounts. 

STUDENTS
If you’re currently studying full time and older than 12 years you’re entitled to our student discount rate. Just remember, the Box Office will ask for proof of full-time study. From time to time, we have other special deals for students so keep a look out for advertising or ask at the Box Office for more details. 

PENSIONER CONCESSION AND SENIORS’ CARD HOLDERS
Discounted prices are available for selected shows for Pensioner Concession Card holders and Seniors’ Card holders. 

CONCESSION DISCOUNTS FOR CHILDREN’S SHOWS
For children’s shows where there is a Student Group price, the concession price only applies to Pensioners and Seniors, a single student/child must pay the regular price. Proof of entitlement must be included when booking and may be requested prior to admission.

Rights of Entry

LATECOMERS
If you arrive late, and the show has already started, there is every chance, depending on the show, that you will be refused entry or you might not be able to go in until there is a break in the program, such as intermission. 

CAMERAS AND RECORDING EQUIPMENT
Digital cameras and recording equipment are not permitted during performances. 

MOBILE PHONES
As a consideration to other patrons, please switch mobile phones and pagers off during performances. 

STANDING IN SEATS
Anyone who has purchased a seat should be considerate of other people. Please don’t stand in your seat - the person behind you can’t see. If you continue to stand up after you have been asked to sit, you may be asked to leave the theatre by security. 

ZERO TOLERANCE
Be responsible and we can all have fun. Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre has a zero tolerance when it comes to the use of drugs and the abuse of alcohol. Anyone who we believe is under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol will be asked to leave the Centre or be subject to police action.

SMOKING
Smoking is not allowed anywhere in the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre or within 10 metres of the building. 

DRESS CODE
Remember… be cool but be tidy. Anyone who visits the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre dressed in bare feet, dirty clothes, inappropriate or offensive clothing will not be let in. We also can’t let you wear fashion hats, hoods, caps or headgear (excluding religious garments) into our theatres.

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