Lennon – Through a Glass Onion

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Lennon – Through a Glass Onion


Riverside Theatre


06 October 2018

Event Type

Live Event

Duet proudly presents

Lennon – Through A Glass Onion

starring John Waters and Stewart D’Arrietta

Following it’s Off Broadway New York success! Lennon – Through a Glass Onion celebrates the genius, music and phenomenon of John Lennon.

Part concert and part biography, John Waters reveals the true essence of the life and astonishing talent of one of the world’s most treasured icons.

Featuring 31 hits of Lennon and Lennon/McCartney including Imagine, Strawberry Fields Forever, Revolution, Woman, Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds, Working Class Hero and Jealous Guy.

“A deeply felt reflection of the man, savour every minute” New York Times

“Lennon’s spirit shines through” New York Post

“Brilliant” The Spectator

Date & Time: Saturday 6 October at 7:30pm


Lennon’s spirit shines through –  NEW YORK POST

D’ARRIETTA is a powerful pianist with strong beats for a Honky TonkCURTIN UP NEW YORK

His credible take on Lennon’s Liverpudlian dialect is top notch, meritoriously channeling the singer/songwriter’s acerbic wit and rebel yell moxie over the course of the 90-minute one act concert monologueEDGE NEWORK NEW YORK

A remarkable celebration of a unique talent… Waters does it brilliantly – THE SPECTATOR, LONDON

John Waters encapsulates the essence of Lennon –  CAPITAL RADIO, LONDON

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

Part bio, part great concert, totally excellent – THE SUNDAY TELEGRAPH

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


Ticket Options

Riverside Members (A reserve) $64
Riverside Members (B reserve) $54
Adult (A reserve) $69
Adult (B reserve) $59
Transaction fees apply
Phone $4.60
Web $3.60
Counter $2.60


90min (no interval)

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