world’s premier Queen tribute show,
Queen: It’s A Kinda Magic, will complete
a 16-stop national tour from May - taking fans back to the glory days of
Freddie Mercury and his iconic band Queen.
the imagination of Queen fans both locally and internationally, Director Johnny
Van Grinsven attributes the show’s continued success to the attention-to-detail;
everything from the costumes, instruments and even the lighting cues have been
designed to replicate those seen in real Queen concerts.
Queen: It’s A Kinda Magic extraordinarily
authentic is the close consultation of Peter Freestone, Freddie Mercury’s best
friend, biographer, assistant and constant companion for the final 12 years of
his life. Freestone has schooled the cast and producers on the characters and
nuances of the original band in order to perfect the performance.
show recreates Queen’s 1986 World Tour concert and features the band’s greatest
hits performed live including We Will
Rock You, Bohemian Rhapsody, We Are the Champions and Fat-Bottomed Girls, along with a few
obscure Queen tracks that die-hard fans will truly appreciate.
The UK’s Giles Taylor takes on the
lead role of Freddie Mercury with support from Australians Richie Baker as Brian
May on guitar and Kyle Thompson as Roger Taylor on drums, as well as South
Africa’s Steven Dennett as John Deacon on bass.