The heroes of the stage always get the limelight, but we think it’s time to put a little focus on the underdog – the villains of the story. Tonight’s Session is all about the bad guys (and girls) of music theatre, with all songs coming from a character normally looked at as the villain. We often forget that behind many great stories is an equally amazing villain: think Scar, Hyde, Audrey II, Ursula, Judge Turpin, Bill Sikes, The Trunchbull, Cladwell B Cladwell… not all of them may be the root of all evil, they all have a markedly evil streak – and for once, we’re ready to celebrate that.
So prepare your witch’s cackle, your giant’s stomp and general maniacal laughter as we spend the night examining what it takes to be a villain, and how they help drive a story to its (usually) happier conclusion. Muahahaha.
Norwood Live, at the Norwood Hotel
Corner The Parade and Osmond Terrace, Norwood
(Access via Osmond Terrace external entrance)
On-street parking is available around Osmond Terrace and surrounding streets, or in the Norwood Hotel carpark directly behind the venue. Some areas may require a ticket, but generally on Sunday parking is available in this area at little or no cost. Please check the signs appropriate to the area in which you are parking.
Enter Norwood Live from Osmond Terrace, where there is an external door providing direct access. You should not have to access the venue through the Norwood Hotel itself. The performance space is at ground level, and our front of house staff will be available to meet you at the entrance of the venue. Wheelchair access is provided at Norwood Live.
Your Session Host
Lindsay has performed over the past decade in both musical theatre and cabaret, having enjoyed success in various genres: classical roles such as John Brooke in Little Women (The Musical) (Therry Dramatic Society 2013) and Cinderella's Prince in Into the Woods (Northern Light Theatre Company 2012); to contemporary roles such as Abraham in the Adelaide premiere of Altar Boyz (Davine Interventionz 2013), Sonny Malone in Xanadu (The Musical) (Davine Interventionz 2014), George in The Drowsy Chaperone (Hills Musical Company 2013), Kyle the UPS Delivery guy in Legally Blonde (HMC 2014) and most recently Elliott Garfield in The Goodbye Girl (Therry 2015). Lindsay has also appeared in countless other shows, favourites including Urinetown, 42nd Street, Crazy for You & Les Misérables. Most recently he premiered in Adelaide the role of Fabrizio for Davine Interventionz's 2016 Adelaide Fringe Show, The Light In The Piazza.
Aside from musical theatre, Lindsay has a keen passion for cabaret, having written, co-produced and performed at numerous cabaret events over the years. Stepping out side his usual genre, Lindsay played the role of Jay Gatsby in The Great Gatsby (old sport), produced by Independent Theatre.