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The Gospel According to Paul

Published 9th February, 2020 in Concert or Performance
  • Location

    Cessnock Performing Arts Centre

    198 Vincent Street
    Cessnock NSW 2325

  • Date

    12th May 2020

  • Time

    8:00pm to 9:30pm

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One of Australia’s favourite performers, Jonathan Biggins, is Paul Keating – visionary, reformer and rabble-rouser – in the return of the 2019 smash hit comedy, The Gospel According to Paul. Full of intelligence and wit, The Gospel According to Paul is a funny, insightful and occasionally poignant portrait of Paul Keating. The man that - as he tells it – single-handedly shaped contemporary Australia.

Like so many Australians, Jonathan has long been fascinated by Keating and what Keating means to Australia. Showcasing his eviscerating wit, rich rhetoric and ego the size of Everest, The Gospel According to Paul distils Keating’s essence into 90 minutes, focusing on key biographical milestones, landmark political achievements and personal obsessions. It shows the man who grew up in the tribe of the Labour Party and gained an education at the knee of Jack Lang, who treated economics as an artform, and demanded people confront the wrongs of the colonial past.

Biggins asks the question - what can people learn today from this singular politician, and the momentous time in the country’s history he dominated?

Warning // This production contains coarse language. It is recommended for ages 15+.

Event Location

Cessnock Performing Arts Centre
198 Vincent Street
Cessnock NSW 2325

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Published 9th February, 2020 in Concert or Performance
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