Production still for "Boulevard Delirium". Paul Capsis. Photographer: Lisa Tomasetti
Boulevard Delirium (return season)
09 November 2005 – 26 November 2005 Merlyn Theatre
Malthouse Theatre, Schauspielhaus Vienna,
Theatre Musical Co-Production
A work specially created for Paul Capsis by Barrie Kosky in which the souls and the spirits of the great chanteuses of our age can play and sing - Bessie Smith, Marlene Dietrich, Janis Joplin, Judy Garland and Billie Holliday.
First produced by Schauspielhaus Vienna, Malthouse Theatre is proud to be entrusted with this utterly unique creation starring one of Australia’s most impossibly gifted artists, the ultimate shaman and entertainer: Paul Capsis.
This production also toured to the Sydney Opera House, 30 November - 18 December.
"CAPSIS IS AN UNFORGETTABLE ARTIST: CHARISMATIC, COMPELLING, WITH AN EXTRAORDINARY VOICE, PRESENCE AND PERFORMANCE RANCE ..."
— The Age
"THE WHOLE AUDIENCE SEEMED TO BE HOLDING ITS BREATH ... THIS IS HOMAGE IN ITS TRUEST SENSE: TEH INTERPRETATION OF THE WORK OF ONE GREAT ARTIST BY ANOTHER."
— Theatre Notes