Rolling Thunder Vietnam is an intimate and epic experience – a “magic carpet ride” like no other. The show draws together personal stories from the battlefront and the great classic songs of the ‘60s and ‘70s. This dynamic theatrical concert takes audiences inside the combat, love letters, protest and homecoming of a generation on the brink of change.
Set in the Vietnam War era, the evocative and stirring production showcases some of the greatest rock songs ever produced performed by some of Australia’s greatest singer-actors and musicians.
Under the music direction of Chong Lim (Dancing With The Stars, The John Farnham Band) you’ll hear such great songs as Magic Carpet Ride, Fortunate Son, All Along the Watchtower, Run Through The Jungle, People Get Ready, Bridge Over Troubled Water.
The show features the music of Steppenwolf, JoeCocker, Buffalo Springfield,Creedence Clearwater Revival, Gladys Knight, Billy Thorpe, The Rolling Stones and Curtis Mayfield just to name a few.
With amazing visuals and historic footage, Rolling Thunder Vietnam is powerful and stirring. The powerful new Australian concert drama Rolling Thunder Vietnam will world premiere in Brisbane on 14 August 2014 prior to a national tour.
The outstanding line-up of singer-actors comprises
With stunning projected images and historic footage, Rolling Thunder Vietnam is a rich and emotional experience written by BryceHallett (Freeway – The Chet Baker Journey) and directed by David Berthold (Holding the Man, Cosi). Based on extensive research, actual letters and first-hand interviews with Vietnam War veterans, the stories reveal strained and loving relationships, the danger of combat, the rise of the anti-war protest movement in the late‘60s and a bittersweet homecoming.
Rolling Thunder Vietnam
The Events Centre
Saturday 16th August at 7.30pm & Sunday 17th August at 3pm
Tickets: Full Price: $65.00 | Concession: $55.00 | Groups of 10 or more: $55pp | Australian Defence Force Personnel: $55.00
Pre Show Dining Available – Contact the Box Office for more details - 07 5491 4240
29 May 2014 - Songs That Defined A Generation
The Events Centre, Caloundra
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