An Unwasted Evening - The Genius of Tom Lehrer

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Duration: 60 min

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The Ellington Jazz Club

The Ellington Jazz Club, 193 Beaufort St, Perth, WA, 6000

Minors can only attend this show at this venue with a parent or legal guardian.

Suitability and warnings: All (General)

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Kleenheat Sizzle Factor: Mild

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About this event

Enjoy musical satire at its finest: celebrating the mischievous wit of Tom Lehrer, performed by Australian entertainer, singer, and pianist, Antony (DrH) Hubmayer.

The smash-hit of the Edinburgh, Adelaide, and Melbourne Fringe Festivals arrives in Perth. So join the merry journey exploring the life and times of Tom Lehrer, retold through such timeless songs as Masochism Tango, Vatican Rag, Poisoning Pigeons in the Park, and the infamous Australian banned songs.

You’ll be laughing and singing your way through a great evening of cabaret entertainment as you experience An Unwasted Evening thanks to the genius of Tom Lehrer and the performing excellence of DrH.

“This is a must-see show”  ★★★★  UK Theatre Web 

“A total delight, go and see this show”  ★★★★  The Barefoot Review

Presented by:
Antony (Dr H) Hubmayer

Dr Antony Hubmayer is a celebrated Australian music educator, cabaret artist and contemporary music performer. His interests in music are varied with piano lounge, cabaret and light classical performance gigs in Asia and Australia contrasted by rock band composing, recording and performing as well as being a producer and musical director for Musicals. He performs in piano bars and cabaret as ‘Dr. H.’ and with his originals rock band ‘Legends of Myth’ and has performed at the Edinburgh, Adelaide and Melbourne Fringe Festivals to critical acclaim. As a music educator, he has taught and lectured across Australia, receiving an Australian Government Award for Excellence in School Music Education in 2010 and completing his Doctorate in 2013.

Fringefeed reviews

  • An hour of laughter and merriment. – Fringefeed
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Greatest of all time
Recycle that, would see again
Recycle that, would see again
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No idea what I just saw
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Not my cup of tea
Sexy fringe show
Sexy fringe show
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Emotional roller-coaster
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Doors open 30 minutes before performance start time

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