January 19, 2011
Rick Miller and Daniel Brooks' international hit show caused quite a stir in Sydney as part of its Australian premiere. The play ran from Jan 18-29, 2011 and was co-presented in a multi-lingual run by the prestigious Sydney Festival and Sydney Theatre Company (artistic directors Cate Blanchett and Andrew Upton). Protests, previews and reviews below...
Watch the protests on facebook (pretty tame)
Read the protesters' comments on facebook (less tame)
Read the reviews in TIME OUT Sydney (which also features an interview with a protester), the Daily Telegraph, and The Sydney Morning Herald
Read the preview features in the Australian, TIME OUT Sydney, the Daily Telegraph (1), the Daily Telegraph (2), and Sydney Morning Herald (multi-show interview).
Listen to the in-depth radio interview on ABC (with Margaret Throsby)
More to come...
Bigger Than Jesus is a sinfully funny and poignant multi-media ‘mass’ that questions the mysteries of life and historical and modern viewpoints on Christianity. Director Daniel Brooks and performer Rick Miller carefully balance reverence and irreverence, creating a show that has been performed in four languages. At times educational, at times enlightening, Bigger Than Jesus is a truly unorthodox theatrical experience that has now played in 23 different cities.
Rick Miller returns to Sydney following his performance in Robert Lepage’s Lipsynch for the 2009 Sydney Festival and his one-man show MacHomer in January 2010. Produced by Wyrd and Necessary Angel with Richard Jordan Productions Ltd.
watch a video excerpt
BIGGER THAN JESUS
Created by Rick Miller and Daniel Brooks
Designed by Beth Kates and Ben Chaisson
Photo by Cylla von Tiedemann
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