Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Captain Jack/The More I See You/Stormy Weather/The Entertainer/Hustler's Tango/Matrimony/Hello In There/Last Cigarette/Travelling Prayer/Angie Baby/Hot Summer Night/Celluloid Heroes/The Show Must Go On/Endless Flight
Reg Livermore AO is a one of Australia's foremost performing artists. Best-known as a performer, he is also a writer and director. His career has encompassed drama, musical theatre, operetta and television. His prominent theatre roles include Australia's first Dr Frank'n'Furter in The Rocky Horror Show (1974), the title role in Barnum (1981-82) and Max Bialystock in The Producers (2004-05). He has also written four Australian-themed musicals including Ned Kelly (1977) and Big Sister (1990).
Reg Livermore's most unique and significant work was his series of 'one-man' shows which he wrote and performed between 1975 and 2001. These include Betty Blokk Buster Follies, Wonder Woman, Son of Betty, Sacred Cow, Sacred Cow 2 and Firing Squad, and a series of smaller shows based around his character of Leonard, beginning with Wish You Were Here.