Elizabethan
Feb
2
7:30 PM19:30

Elizabethan

Tobias Bacon died of Love in 1619. Join him on the 400th anniversary of his death as he finds out how.

David William Hughes brings a fresh new perspective to Renaissance music in this brand new musical comedy based on 400 year old songs With the help of the audience, he brings Tobias Bacon and a trio of his lovers back to life with ‘impressive, accomplished musicality and… genuinely funny character comedy’ (The 730 Review). Guaranteed to be the only show you’ll see this year that includes a genuine, authentic, sixteenth-century song about a sex toy.

Doors open: 7:00pm
Show starts: 7:30pm
$10 cash on the door

‘It’s a hoot, a bawdy entertainment, and a display of consummate musicianship which brings tears to the eyes ****’ – ScotsGay Arts.
‘Hilarious… pleasingly silly and skilfully written ****’ – FringeGuru.
‘Impressive, accomplished musicality and bawdy ribaldry ****’ – The 730 Review.
‘A witty gem ****’ – MusicalTalk.
‘Jovial, jesting, and laden with Elizabethan innuendo’ - The Scotsman

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Elizabethan
Feb
22
6:00 PM18:00

Elizabethan

Tobias Bacon died of Love in 1619. Join him on the 400th anniversary of his death as he finds out how.

Elizabethan is a brand-new musical comedy... but all the songs in it are 400 years old. David William Hughes brings a fresh new perspective to on Renaissance music in this acclaimed one-man show, as, with the help of the audience, he brings Tobias Bacon, and a trio of his lovers, back to life with ‘impressive, accomplished musicality and… genuinely funny character comedy’ (The 730 Review).

Elizabethan comes to Adelaide after a critically acclaimed run at the Edinburgh Fringe, and sell-out shows in London, Boston, and New York. Guaranteed to be the only show you’ll see this year that includes a genuine, authentic, sixteenth-century song about a sex toy.

★ ★ ★ ★ "It’s a hoot, a bawdy entertainment, and a display of consummate musicianship which brings tears to the eyes." ScotsGay Arts.

★ ★ ★ ★ "Hilarious… pleasingly silly and skilfully written... a bawdy romp of a show." FringeGuru.

★ ★ ★ ★ "Impressive, accomplished musicality and bawdy ribaldry." The 730 Review.

★ ★ ★ ★ "A witty gem." MusicalTalk.

"Jovial, jesting... laden with Elizabethan innuendo." The Scotsman

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Elizabethan
Feb
23
6:30 PM18:30

Elizabethan

Tobias Bacon died of Love in 1619. Join him on the 400th anniversary of his death as he finds out how.

Elizabethan is a brand-new musical comedy... but all the songs in it are 400 years old. David William Hughes brings a fresh new perspective to on Renaissance music in this acclaimed one-man show, as, with the help of the audience, he brings Tobias Bacon, and a trio of his lovers, back to life with ‘impressive, accomplished musicality and… genuinely funny character comedy’ (The 730 Review).

Elizabethan comes to Adelaide after a critically acclaimed run at the Edinburgh Fringe, and sell-out shows in London, Boston, and New York. Guaranteed to be the only show you’ll see this year that includes a genuine, authentic, sixteenth-century song about a sex toy.

★ ★ ★ ★ "It’s a hoot, a bawdy entertainment, and a display of consummate musicianship which brings tears to the eyes." ScotsGay Arts.

★ ★ ★ ★ "Hilarious… pleasingly silly and skilfully written... a bawdy romp of a show." FringeGuru.

★ ★ ★ ★ "Impressive, accomplished musicality and bawdy ribaldry." The 730 Review.

★ ★ ★ ★ "A witty gem." MusicalTalk.

"Jovial, jesting... laden with Elizabethan innuendo." The Scotsman

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Elizabethan
Feb
24
3:00 PM15:00

Elizabethan

Tobias Bacon died of Love in 1619. Join him on the 400th anniversary of his death as he finds out how.

Elizabethan is a brand-new musical comedy... but all the songs in it are 400 years old. David William Hughes brings a fresh new perspective to on Renaissance music in this acclaimed one-man show, as, with the help of the audience, he brings Tobias Bacon, and a trio of his lovers, back to life with ‘impressive, accomplished musicality and… genuinely funny character comedy’ (The 730 Review).

Elizabethan comes to Adelaide after a critically acclaimed run at the Edinburgh Fringe, and sell-out shows in London, Boston, and New York. Guaranteed to be the only show you’ll see this year that includes a genuine, authentic, sixteenth-century song about a sex toy.

★ ★ ★ ★ "It’s a hoot, a bawdy entertainment, and a display of consummate musicianship which brings tears to the eyes." ScotsGay Arts.

★ ★ ★ ★ "Hilarious… pleasingly silly and skilfully written... a bawdy romp of a show." FringeGuru.

★ ★ ★ ★ "Impressive, accomplished musicality and bawdy ribaldry." The 730 Review.

★ ★ ★ ★ "A witty gem." MusicalTalk.

"Jovial, jesting... laden with Elizabethan innuendo." The Scotsman

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Songs of Farewell
Dec
4
8:00 PM20:00

Songs of Farewell

Tactus Ensemble presents Songs of Farewell, choral music from the Renaissance to the 20th century.

Parry Songs of Farewell
Casulana Cinta di fiore un giorno
Schutz Das ist je gewisslich wahr & Canticum Simeonis
Campion Never Weather-beaten Saile
Tomkins Funeral Sentences & Nunc Dimittis

Admission Free and open to all.

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Elizabethan
Aug
24
1:05 PM13:05

Elizabethan

Tobias Bacon died of love in 1618. Join him on the 400th anniversary of his death as he finds out how.

This piece of new writing by David William Hughes combines comedy, historical research and authentic performances of Renaissance music. With the help of the audience, David plays Tobias and several of his lovers, all whilst singing and playing the lute, in a one-man musical featuring genuine Elizabethan songs of sadness, satire and seduction.

'Hughes was perfect' - Times of Israel
​​​​​​​'Viscerally satisfying' - Boston Musical Intelligencer

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Elizabethan
Aug
23
1:05 PM13:05

Elizabethan

Tobias Bacon died of love in 1618. Join him on the 400th anniversary of his death as he finds out how.

This piece of new writing by David William Hughes combines comedy, historical research and authentic performances of Renaissance music. With the help of the audience, David plays Tobias and several of his lovers, all whilst singing and playing the lute, in a one-man musical featuring genuine Elizabethan songs of sadness, satire and seduction.

'Hughes was perfect' - Times of Israel
​​​​​​​'Viscerally satisfying' - Boston Musical Intelligencer

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Elizabethan
Aug
22
1:05 PM13:05

Elizabethan

Tobias Bacon died of love in 1618. Join him on the 400th anniversary of his death as he finds out how.

This piece of new writing by David William Hughes combines comedy, historical research and authentic performances of Renaissance music. With the help of the audience, David plays Tobias and several of his lovers, all whilst singing and playing the lute, in a one-man musical featuring genuine Elizabethan songs of sadness, satire and seduction.

'Hughes was perfect' - Times of Israel
​​​​​​​'Viscerally satisfying' - Boston Musical Intelligencer

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Elizabethan
Aug
21
1:05 PM13:05

Elizabethan

Tobias Bacon died of love in 1618. Join him on the 400th anniversary of his death as he finds out how.

This piece of new writing by David William Hughes combines comedy, historical research and authentic performances of Renaissance music. With the help of the audience, David plays Tobias and several of his lovers, all whilst singing and playing the lute, in a one-man musical featuring genuine Elizabethan songs of sadness, satire and seduction.

'Hughes was perfect' - Times of Israel
​​​​​​​'Viscerally satisfying' - Boston Musical Intelligencer

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Elizabethan
Aug
20
1:05 PM13:05

Elizabethan

Tobias Bacon died of love in 1618. Join him on the 400th anniversary of his death as he finds out how.

This piece of new writing by David William Hughes combines comedy, historical research and authentic performances of Renaissance music. With the help of the audience, David plays Tobias and several of his lovers, all whilst singing and playing the lute, in a one-man musical featuring genuine Elizabethan songs of sadness, satire and seduction.

'Hughes was perfect' - Times of Israel
​​​​​​​'Viscerally satisfying' - Boston Musical Intelligencer

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Elizabethan
Aug
20
1:05 PM13:05

Elizabethan

Tobias Bacon died of love in 1618. Join him on the 400th anniversary of his death as he finds out how.

This piece of new writing by David William Hughes combines comedy, historical research and authentic performances of Renaissance music. With the help of the audience, David plays Tobias and several of his lovers, all whilst singing and playing the lute, in a one-man musical featuring genuine Elizabethan songs of sadness, satire and seduction.

'Hughes was perfect' - Times of Israel
​​​​​​​'Viscerally satisfying' - Boston Musical Intelligencer

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Elizabethan
Aug
19
1:05 PM13:05

Elizabethan

Tobias Bacon died of love in 1618. Join him on the 400th anniversary of his death as he finds out how.

This piece of new writing by David William Hughes combines comedy, historical research and authentic performances of Renaissance music. With the help of the audience, David plays Tobias and several of his lovers, all whilst singing and playing the lute, in a one-man musical featuring genuine Elizabethan songs of sadness, satire and seduction.

'Hughes was perfect' - Times of Israel
​​​​​​​'Viscerally satisfying' - Boston Musical Intelligencer

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Elizabethan
Aug
18
1:05 PM13:05

Elizabethan

Tobias Bacon died of love in 1618. Join him on the 400th anniversary of his death as he finds out how.

This piece of new writing by David William Hughes combines comedy, historical research and authentic performances of Renaissance music. With the help of the audience, David plays Tobias and several of his lovers, all whilst singing and playing the lute, in a one-man musical featuring genuine Elizabethan songs of sadness, satire and seduction.

'Hughes was perfect' - Times of Israel
​​​​​​​'Viscerally satisfying' - Boston Musical Intelligencer

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Elizabethan
Aug
17
1:05 PM13:05

Elizabethan

Tobias Bacon died of love in 1618. Join him on the 400th anniversary of his death as he finds out how.

This piece of new writing by David William Hughes combines comedy, historical research and authentic performances of Renaissance music. With the help of the audience, David plays Tobias and several of his lovers, all whilst singing and playing the lute, in a one-man musical featuring genuine Elizabethan songs of sadness, satire and seduction.

'Hughes was perfect' - Times of Israel
​​​​​​​'Viscerally satisfying' - Boston Musical Intelligencer

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Elizabethan
Aug
16
1:05 PM13:05

Elizabethan

Tobias Bacon died of love in 1618. Join him on the 400th anniversary of his death as he finds out how.

This piece of new writing by David William Hughes combines comedy, historical research and authentic performances of Renaissance music. With the help of the audience, David plays Tobias and several of his lovers, all whilst singing and playing the lute, in a one-man musical featuring genuine Elizabethan songs of sadness, satire and seduction.

'Hughes was perfect' - Times of Israel
​​​​​​​'Viscerally satisfying' - Boston Musical Intelligencer

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Elizabethan
Aug
15
1:05 PM13:05

Elizabethan

Tobias Bacon died of love in 1618. Join him on the 400th anniversary of his death as he finds out how.

This piece of new writing by David William Hughes combines comedy, historical research and authentic performances of Renaissance music. With the help of the audience, David plays Tobias and several of his lovers, all whilst singing and playing the lute, in a one-man musical featuring genuine Elizabethan songs of sadness, satire and seduction.

'Hughes was perfect' - Times of Israel
​​​​​​​'Viscerally satisfying' - Boston Musical Intelligencer

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Elizabethan
Aug
14
1:05 PM13:05

Elizabethan

Tobias Bacon died of love in 1618. Join him on the 400th anniversary of his death as he finds out how.

This piece of new writing by David William Hughes combines comedy, historical research and authentic performances of Renaissance music. With the help of the audience, David plays Tobias and several of his lovers, all whilst singing and playing the lute, in a one-man musical featuring genuine Elizabethan songs of sadness, satire and seduction.

'Hughes was perfect' - Times of Israel
​​​​​​​'Viscerally satisfying' - Boston Musical Intelligencer

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Elizabethan
Aug
13
1:05 PM13:05

Elizabethan

Tobias Bacon died of love in 1618. Join him on the 400th anniversary of his death as he finds out how.

This piece of new writing by David William Hughes combines comedy, historical research and authentic performances of Renaissance music. With the help of the audience, David plays Tobias and several of his lovers, all whilst singing and playing the lute, in a one-man musical featuring genuine Elizabethan songs of sadness, satire and seduction.

'Hughes was perfect' - Times of Israel
​​​​​​​'Viscerally satisfying' - Boston Musical Intelligencer

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Elizabethan
Aug
11
12:05 PM12:05

Elizabethan

Tobias Bacon died of love in 1618. Join him on the 400th anniversary of his death as he finds out how.

This piece of new writing by David William Hughes combines comedy, historical research and authentic performances of Renaissance music. With the help of the audience, David plays Tobias and several of his lovers, all whilst singing and playing the lute, in a one-man musical featuring genuine Elizabethan songs of sadness, satire and seduction.

'Hughes was perfect' - Times of Israel
​​​​​​​'Viscerally satisfying' - Boston Musical Intelligencer

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Elizabethan
Aug
10
12:05 PM12:05

Elizabethan

Tobias Bacon died of love in 1618. Join him on the 400th anniversary of his death as he finds out how.

This piece of new writing by David William Hughes combines comedy, historical research and authentic performances of Renaissance music. With the help of the audience, David plays Tobias and several of his lovers, all whilst singing and playing the lute, in a one-man musical featuring genuine Elizabethan songs of sadness, satire and seduction.

'Hughes was perfect' - Times of Israel
​​​​​​​'Viscerally satisfying' - Boston Musical Intelligencer

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Elizabethan
Aug
9
12:05 PM12:05

Elizabethan

Tobias Bacon died of love in 1618. Join him on the 400th anniversary of his death as he finds out how.

This piece of new writing by David William Hughes combines comedy, historical research and authentic performances of Renaissance music. With the help of the audience, David plays Tobias and several of his lovers, all whilst singing and playing the lute, in a one-man musical featuring genuine Elizabethan songs of sadness, satire and seduction.

'Hughes was perfect' - Times of Israel
​​​​​​​'Viscerally satisfying' - Boston Musical Intelligencer

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Elizabethan
Aug
8
12:05 PM12:05

Elizabethan

Tobias Bacon died of love in 1618. Join him on the 400th anniversary of his death as he finds out how.

This piece of new writing by David William Hughes combines comedy, historical research and authentic performances of Renaissance music. With the help of the audience, David plays Tobias and several of his lovers, all whilst singing and playing the lute, in a one-man musical featuring genuine Elizabethan songs of sadness, satire and seduction.

'Hughes was perfect' - Times of Israel
​​​​​​​'Viscerally satisfying' - Boston Musical Intelligencer

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Elizabethan
Aug
7
12:05 PM12:05

Elizabethan

Tobias Bacon died of love in 1618. Join him on the 400th anniversary of his death as he finds out how.

This piece of new writing by David William Hughes combines comedy, historical research and authentic performances of Renaissance music. With the help of the audience, David plays Tobias and several of his lovers, all whilst singing and playing the lute, in a one-man musical featuring genuine Elizabethan songs of sadness, satire and seduction.

'Hughes was perfect' - Times of Israel
​​​​​​​'Viscerally satisfying' - Boston Musical Intelligencer

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Elizabethan
Aug
6
12:05 PM12:05

Elizabethan

Tobias Bacon died of love in 1618. Join him on the 400th anniversary of his death as he finds out how.

This piece of new writing by David William Hughes combines comedy, historical research and authentic performances of Renaissance music. With the help of the audience, David plays Tobias and several of his lovers, all whilst singing and playing the lute, in a one-man musical featuring genuine Elizabethan songs of sadness, satire and seduction.

'Hughes was perfect' - Times of Israel
​​​​​​​'Viscerally satisfying' - Boston Musical Intelligencer

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Elizabethan
Aug
5
12:05 PM12:05

Elizabethan

Tobias Bacon died of love in 1618. Join him on the 400th anniversary of his death as he finds out how.

This piece of new writing by David William Hughes combines comedy, historical research and authentic performances of Renaissance music. With the help of the audience, David plays Tobias and several of his lovers, all whilst singing and playing the lute, in a one-man musical featuring genuine Elizabethan songs of sadness, satire and seduction.

'Hughes was perfect' - Times of Israel
​​​​​​​'Viscerally satisfying' - Boston Musical Intelligencer

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Elizabethan
Aug
4
12:05 PM12:05

Elizabethan

Tobias Bacon died of love in 1618. Join him on the 400th anniversary of his death as he finds out how.

This piece of new writing by David William Hughes combines comedy, historical research and authentic performances of Renaissance music. With the help of the audience, David plays Tobias and several of his lovers, all whilst singing and playing the lute, in a one-man musical featuring genuine Elizabethan songs of sadness, satire and seduction.

'Hughes was perfect' - Times of Israel
​​​​​​​'Viscerally satisfying' - Boston Musical Intelligencer

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Elizabethan
Aug
3
12:05 PM12:05

Elizabethan

Tobias Bacon died of love in 1618. Join him on the 400th anniversary of his death as he finds out how.

This piece of new writing by David William Hughes combines comedy, historical research and authentic performances of Renaissance music. With the help of the audience, David plays Tobias and several of his lovers, all whilst singing and playing the lute, in a one-man musical featuring genuine Elizabethan songs of sadness, satire and seduction.

'Hughes was perfect' - Times of Israel
​​​​​​​'Viscerally satisfying' - Boston Musical Intelligencer

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Elizabethan - Edinburgh Preview
Jul
8
7:30 PM19:30

Elizabethan - Edinburgh Preview

Tobias Bacon died of Love in 1618. Join him on the 400th anniversary of his death as he finds out how.
David William Hughes plays Tobias in this brand new one-man musical comedy featuring genuine Elizabethan songs of sadness, satire, and seduction.
‘Hughes was perfect’ – Times of Israel
‘Viscerally satisfying’ – Boston Musical Intelligencer

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Elizabethan Songs of Sadness, Satire and Seduction
Jul
6
7:30 PM19:30

Elizabethan Songs of Sadness, Satire and Seduction

David William Hughes presents a concert of Elizabethan songs for solo voice and lute, performed in the beautiful acoustic of St. John's Church.  These songs display the huge variety of emotions and themes that were expressed in English Renaissance music, and showcase the range and versatility of the solo voice.  David grew up in Winchester but now lives and performs in the USA, so he is very excited to be performing again in his home town!  'Hughes was perfect' - Times of Israel

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Porchfest at 48 Porter
May
12
2:00 PM14:00

Porchfest at 48 Porter

48 Porter Street presents an eclectic line-up for Porchfest

2:00pm Heather Holland - classic jazz standards
2:30pm David William Hughes - Renaissance Reimagined
3:00pm Florie Namir - original jazz pop with an Israeli twist
3:30pm That Cosmic Echo - precise, bass-heavy, just right (DJ set)

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