WA-born Simone Craddock was based in London for 20 years, performing in Europe’s most prestigious venues, including Ronnie Scotts, Houses of Parliament, and Australia House. She has a presence born of leading roles on the West End stage & International tours of Annie, Jesus Christ Superstar, Dirty Dancing, and Hello Dolly! Simone played the Edinburgh Fringe & London Jazz Festival, returning home to win the 2020 Music & Musicals Award for her FRINGE WORLD debut, Nina, Love Simone. Since then, Simone has produced and starred in sold-out seasons at State Theatre Centre of WA and Government House Ballroom. She has performed as guest soloist with Perth Symphony Orchestra, starred in Cabaret De Paris at His Majesty's Theatre, and recently sang Australia's National Anthem at Government House.
Nina, Love Simone - Simone Craddock
About this event
She was revered by millions for her virtuosity & definitive renditions of 'Feeling Good', 'My Baby Just Cares For Me' and 'I Put A Spell On You'. But how did little Eunice Wayman, with her dreams of becoming a concert pianist, overcome a life of adversity to become one of the most important voices in American history?
Direct from award-winning, sold-out seasons at Fringe World 2020 and 2021, West End Actress/Singer Simone Craddock, accompanied by Adrian Galante at the piano, explores the inspiring life and music of The High Priestess of Soul.
"An inspiring, intimate celebration" The West Australian, 2020
"A thrilling experience that sends shivers down your spine. Simone is a force to be reckoned with" ★★★★★ Fringefeed, 2021
"A wonderful storyteller and incredible singer" Fringefeed, 2021