DUSTY IN WORDS AND MUSIC
A celebration of the life and music of Dusty Springfield, the iconic 60s pop star led by world class pianist and arranger Janette Mason featuring Dusty’s biographer Lucy O’Brien.
An evening of classic songs reimagined with an informative book reading and Q&A allowing fans to ask questions about Dusty’s life and music.
This intimate line-up includes multi-instrumentalist Shanti on trumpet, cello and percussion.
Janette has garnered a reputation for her stunning arrangements and has produced a hugely successful series of shows including, Wall To Wall Bowie and Aretha Queen Of Soul. She has a long list of credits including performing with Oasis and Pulp to writing music for film and television.
Lucy is a writer/academic and broadcaster. She is author of Dusty: The Classic Biography, She Bop: The Definitive History of Women in Popular Music and Madonna: Like An Icon. She played in all-girl band The Catholic Girls, and is currently working on a memoir about punk and feminism.
Shanti studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He has recorded with Kenny Wheeler, Bobby Watson, Tim Garland, The Brand New Heavies, The Stereophonics and Basement Jaxx.
Performance Date: Saturday 7 May 2022 at 19:45
Tickets: Standard £23, Concessions £20 (includes £1 theatre restoration levy)
Concessions are: Senior Citizen, Student, Kenton Volunteers, Children Under 18, Equity Members, and Keepers/Friends
Running time: 120 minutes (includes a 20 minute interval)