|NEWK: The John Newcombe Story at The Butterfly Club|
NEWK: The John Newcombe Story
Come down for a Cinzano after a day at the tennis with NEWK!
NEWK: The John Newcombe Story is a grand story about wanting life to be a huge ride and an absolute must see for all tennis fans during The Australian Open championships.
Written by award-winning Melbourne playwright Kieran Carroll and performed by three time Barry Award nominee and star of recent hit film The Merger, Damian Callinan, NEWK: The John Newcombe Story traces the life of the great Australian tennis champion, John Newcombe.
Set in 2014 at Newk’s 70th birthday in Sydney, NEWK is both drama and comedy portraying a highly determined and ambitious man burning through a quickly changing world.
Don’t miss this theatrical premiere, playing for one week only at The Butterfly Club from January 14, with an additional one-off performance at The Kingston Centre on February 1st.
Presented by: Typefaster presents
Show Title: The Butterfly Club, 5 Carson Place (off Little Collins Street), Melbourne
Written by: Kieran Carroll (Sons of Sun, The Truth is Longer Than a Lie)
Run Time: 70 mins (no interval)
Performed by: Damian Callinan (The Merger, Swing Man, The Wine Bluffs)
Address: 1-7 Carsons Place (off Little Collins St), Melbourne
Dates: January 14-19, 2019
Times: Mon - Sat, 8.30pm
Tickets: https://thebutterflyclub.com/show/newk-the-john-newcombe-story 03 9663 8107
Cost: $34 / $30 concession + booking fee. Group discounts available.
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1999751076776385/
This show will also be playing at THE KINGSTON ARTS CENTRE on Friday 1 February at 7.30pm
Venue: The Butterfly Club