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A rollicking, sing-along and laugh-a-minute showcase
During the 1940s and 1950s Danny Kaye was hailed the greatest entertainer in the world. His smash hit Hollywood comedies including The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, (soon to be a remake movie starring Ben Stiller), Hans Christian Andersen and The Court Jester – featured Danny‟s amazing tongue-twisters and zany routines and characters.
Russell Fletcher is Danny Kaye
Danny glided between being a cabaret artiste and clown, the UNICEF children's ambassador to conducting orchestras. His legendary performance lit up Broadway and the London Palladium.
World Comedy Improvisation Champion, Russell Fletcher transports audiences into a showcase of Kaye‟s best songs and routines: The Liddle Fiddle, Tschaikowsky and Other Russians highlights from his movies, including the famous "vessel with the pestel", plus original sketches like The Conductor including a Danny Kaye – inspired orchestra conductor!
The Danny Kaye Show is a rollicking, sing-along, and laugh-a-minute showcase of one of history‟s greatest entertainers. A delight for families and comedy fans alike.
The Danny Kaye Show has won the Best Comedy award at Melbourne Fringe. Sold Out Adelaide Cabaret Festival. Toured Victoria, Riverside Parramatta, The Empire Toowoomba, Gold Coast Arts Centre, and The Famous Spiegeltent in Melbourne, Edinburgh and Sold Out at New Plymouth NZ for the 2011 Taranaki International Arts Festival.
The Danny Kaye Show is on at the Subiaco Arts Centre, 180 Hamersley Rd, Subiaco on the 10, 14 and 17 November @ 2pm Three performances only! Tickets: *Standard $32 Concession $27 (*Prices include booking fees. Transaction fees may apply) Ticketek Theatre and Arts Hotline: 1300 795 012. Group Bookings Hotline: 1300 364 001.