The Aretha Franklin Songbook

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1 Venue

Empire Theatre at Gluttony - Rymill Park

Rymill Park / Mullawirraburka, Corner of East Terrace and Rundle Rd, Adelaide, SA, 5000

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  • 2020 Weekly Award Winner
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About this event

The multi award winning show premiers at Adelaide Fringe following a sensational sold out run at Edinburgh Fringe. Journey through the incredible life and music of Aretha Franklin, the most charted female of the 21st century.

Featuring Cleopatra Higgins, a UK and US top 5 artist, who has also starred in London’s West End in hit show ‘Thriller Live’. Cleopatra delivers these timeless songs with raw energy and pure soul. High octane versions of all the hits including R.E.S.P.E.C.T, Think, Natural Woman and more. 

★★★★★ “An incredible high-energy performance with stunning vocals” Southside Advertiser.

“She’s on fire” Tom Jones
“An incredible artist”
Sell out run Edinburgh Fringe 2019
Mervyns ‘Spirit Of The Fringe’ Award

A Night Owl Shows Production: sell out Edinburgh 2017, 2018, 2019, Brighton 2019, Adelaide 2019. Sold out tour of U.S.A!

Presented by:
Night Owl Shows

Night Owl Shows presents ground-breaking and informative productions depicting
the lives of some of the most influential singer songwriters of the 20th Century.
Our shows are delivered with integrity and passion using background images and
narration combined with live music in our unique ‘show-umentary’ format.

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