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Elizabethan

  • Morphettville Racecourse (map)

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

Earlier Event: February 23
Elizabethan
Later Event: March 24
G.F. Handel: Esther