SWING - The Beat That Shook The World

Music / Musical Theatre
SA/VIC
Scaled fringe square swing
Brendan Fitzgerald Jazz Ensemble trumpets the slip and slide dance rhythms and slinky melodies of the 30's and 40's Swing era in this suave, sophisticated cabaret.

In 1929, the roaring twenties crashed in the Great Depression. A flamboyant world of excess gave way to a decade of austerity and rumblings of war. The crisis bred a new culture of escapism as deco dance halls became popular havens for big band exuberance and the euphoria of Swing. A riveting story channeled by New York's Metronome magazine music critic, George T Simon as he voices the rivalries and personalities of Swing.

★★★★★ "An inspired combination of music, song, theatre, dance and screen stills transporting the audience back to a unique period of the 20th century" The Advertiser
From the creators of TAKE FIVE & MOJITO!

Presented by:
Brendan Fitzgerald - eMotion Music

eMotion Music is an Australian production house for creative music initiatives. Engaging diverse talent, eMotion Music ignites entertainment and performance projects for all occasions. Our concerts, music-theatre and cabaret productions tour Australia, Europe and the Asia Pacific.
eMotionMusic specialises in productions which combine narrative and contemporary visual technologies to support high level music performances across a range of styles. Our music and cabaret productions are reinvented via a multi-layered process, delivering a synaesthetic experience for the audience.
Formed by pianist/composer/producer, Brendan Fitzgerald, eMotionMusic combines the creative energies of a group of South Australian artists and musicians, including collaborations with international performers.

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Brighton Performing Arts Centre

The Brighton Performing Arts Centre comprises of two uniquely different venues - Brighton Theatre and Brighton Concert Hall. The Brighton Theatre was designed as a ‘Black Box’ Theatre concept, meaning a space that is totally flexible to the end user as its black walls, ceiling and floors make the venue ideal to stage any number of performances or events. This versatile concept flows throughout the entire centre, providing a vibrant multi-purpose environment that is totally flexible and ideally suited for performing arts, cultural activities, corporate events, presentations and exhibitions. 20m x 20m total Auditorium and stage space of 13m x 7m - total seating is 332. The Brighton Concert Hall is an “acoustically treated” live performance venue with a total area of 660m2 and an auditorium capacity of 350 fixed seats with room for a further 50 chairs. This facility has been built specifically with music and orchestral performances in mind.

305 Brighton Rd, North Brighton, SA, 5048

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Brighton Theatre at Brighton Performing Arts Centre

305 Brighton Rd, North Brighton, SA, 5048

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