Venue: The Warren: Theatre Box | Genre: Comedy | Warnings: Swearing, Age 12+
Remember this guy? He used to be on top of the world, to the left of (and
slightly behind) superstar Karen. Nowadays, Richard Carpenter is finally a
solo act, still looking down on creation from behind his piano. So...
Where do we go from here? Well, get yourself a ticket to ride, and buckle
A colourful hybrid of character comedy, dramatic monologue and
live music gig, Richard Carpenter's 'Close to You' is an epic account of
the ultimate control freak, performed by Matthew Floyd Jones, the guy to
the left behind the piano from that other celebrated musical double act
'Frisky & Mannish'.
Come for the virtuosic renditions of the
Carpenters' catchiest tunes, stay for the harrowing scenes of
psychological torment. Cos Solitaire's the only game in town!
"Wildly talented" (Independent).
terrific lead" (Time Out).
"Such a compelling performer"
(Exeunt). "Hugely entertaining" (The Guardian).
PARODY SHOW IS NOT AFFILIATED WITH RICHARD CARPENTER IN ANY WAY. IT IS A
WORK OF FICTION INSPIRED BY HIS LEGACY AND INTENDED WITH LOVE. AND IF
BIRDS SUDDENLY APPEAR, WELL, THAT'S JUST A COINCIDENCE.
Event Tags: Solo Show, Live Music