AUSTRALIA’S LEADING OPERA & MUSICAL THEATRE ARTISTS RETURN FOR THEIR
After selling out their 2017 and 2018 tours, combining 60 shows around the country, Tenor and Soprano powerhouse legends of Opera and Musical Theatre, David Hobson & Marina Prior announcetheir 2019 tour, ‘The 2 Of Us’in an ‘up close and personal mode’.
Such is the demand, there will be encore shows from 2018 plus brand new venues and locations. With a vast repertoire spanning 35 years, there will be new songs and stories along with the hits.
Accompanied by renowned pianist David Cameron, in a two-hour intimate performance, Marina and David will perform their classics from productions such as The Phantom of The Opera,
Cats, Evita, Les Miserables, West Side Story, Guys and Dolls, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and La Boheme, to name but a few, as well as favourites from their award-winning albums.
‘The tour has been so rewarding, refreshing and fun we can’t wait to do it all again in 2019. It’s a thrill and an honour to be Australian Artists performing in our own backyard, supported by Australian fans’, says Marina & David.
“It’s great that we have the opportunity to take the show to the people, in areas around the country, that we may not have otherwise been able to get to with some of the bigger productions we perform in’says Marina. ‘With the Up Close & Personal show, it’s like you’re in our living room and we’re in yours, singing both your and our favourite songs with a few funny career stories thrown in’, says David.
David Hobson is one of Australia’s best-known operatic tenors, musical theatre performers and recording artists. He has sung and performed many roles for Opera Australia, performed lead roles in musical theatre, sung for the Queen, featured at the AFL Grand Final, Carols by Candlelight, Spicks and Specks, Dancing with the Stars, It Takes Two and has been a presenter on Foxtel’s Arts Channel, Studio.
Marina Prioris regarded as Australia’s leading lady of musical theatre. She is best known for her lead role in The Phantom of the Opera and Cats, to name just two. She has also performed with international stars including Richard Harris and Jose Carreras. Well known for her Carols by Candlelight performance each year, she was recently seen on the ABC TV series The Divorce. In 2006, Marina was honoured with an induction into Australia’s 100 Entertainers of the Century.
Hear the classics, their recorded favourites with a hint of humour thrown in! Definitely a show not to be missed!