09 Mar - 09 Mar 2019
75 Minutes
$30 - $60

The Gospel According To Paul

One of Australia’s favourite performers, Jonathan Biggins, is Paul Keating – visionary, reformer and rabble-rouser – in this highly anticipated new comedy.

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.

Jonathan Biggins’ performance as Paul Keating is well known from the long-running Sydney Theatre Company success story, The Wharf Revue. Beyond the canny impersonation, Jonathan, like so many Australians, 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 75 minutes. 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?

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Cast & Creatives

Jonathan Biggins / Written By & Starring

Aarne Neeme / Director

Mark Thompson / Designer

Verity Hampson / Lighting Designer

David Bergman / Sound/AV Designer

09 Mar 2019 2:00 pm

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09 Mar 2019 7:30 pm

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9 Mar

• Post 2pm show Q&A with Jonathan Biggins
• Pre 7.30pm show talk with consultant director Aarne Neeme at 6.45pm

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