Lennon: Through a Glass Onion will bring the life and works of the legendary John Lennon to the off-Broadway stage. The show, created and performed by John R. Waters and Stewart D’Arrietta has previously performed at the Sydney Opera House and in the West End. The limited engagement will play the Union Square Theatre from October 3 through February 22, 2015. Opening night is set for October 15.
Part concert and part biography, Lennon: Through a Glass Onion explores the life and talent of one of the most admired icons of the past century. The show will weave together Lennon’s story with 31 songs, including "Imagine," "Strawberry Fields Forever," "Revolution," "Lucy In the Sky with Diamonds," "All You Need is Love," "Come Together," "Help," "Working Class Hero," "Mother" and "Jealous Guy.”
Waters, a London-born Australian actor, has appeared on stage in shows including My Fair Lady, They’re Playing Our Song, Oliver!, The Graduate and Jesus Christ Superstar. His screen credits include All Saints and Breaker Morant. D’Arrietta has performed as Tom Waits in Belly of a Drunken Piano and Tom Waits for No Man.