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RESPECT: The Aretha Franklin Story

Saturday, 2 March 2024

7:30 pm

The electrifying show RESPECT journeys through Aretha Franklin’s courageous life of love, tragedy, and triumph, while showcasing her greatest hits over the last 50 years!

Starring Australia’s ‘Soul Mama’, Angie Narayan, RESPECT is a masterful piece of storytelling about family, loyalty and victory, layered with glorious harmonies and sassy repartee.

ACT ONE begins with a bang in the 1960s, taking you back in time where Aretha’s career all began. Introduced to Aretha’s family, you explore her childhood, the church, meeting her Manager/Husband, the Civil Rights Movement, her biggest musical crush!

ACT TWO starts off in the 70s, which was a rather turbulent decade with bombed albums, failed relationships, and family tragedy. Moving into the 80s, Sisters Are Doin’ It for ThemselvesFreeway of LoveEveryday People are just some of the hits guaranteed to have you up dancing out of your seat!

Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes including intermission

Member: $68.90
Full: $79.90
Concession: $72.90