28th September to 22nd October . 7.30pm .
£21 - £40 full price / £19.50 - £37.50 concessions
Presented by Creative Partners Productions and Kindred Partners
In association with Justin Vivian Bond | Anthony Roth Costanzo | Zack Winokur
And St. Ann's Warehouse

Hot on the heels of a sensational run in New York last year, ‘the greatest cabaret artist of their generation’ (The New Yorker) and ‘the vocally brilliant and dramatically fearless countertenor’ (The New York Times) are bringing their acclaimed show to London.

Only An Octave Apart is Justin Vivian Bond and Anthony Roth Costanzo’s joyous and surprising musical fantasia, revelling in everything strange and beautiful in the coexistence of contrasts - from Purcell’s 17th century aria “Dido’s Lament” to Dido’s early 2000s hit “White Flag”, from “Autumn Leaves” to “The Waters of March”. Co-created and directed by Zack Winokur, with music supervision by Thomas Bartlett, arrangements by Nico Muhly, musical direction by Daniel Schlosberg, and costume design by JW Anderson, Only an Octave Apart celebrates the historical and the hysterical, from countertenor to counterculture.

“Two irresistible elemental forces creating musical alchemy”
“You laugh, you’ll cry, undoubtedly the show of the year" 
The Recs 
"A solid-gold, five-star smash-hit - the must-see event of the Autumn!" 
"This is the gold-standard of musical cabaret: magnetic performance as siren call, luring audiences onto the most pleasing of rocks. If we’re approaching the end times, let us go down with this particular ship."
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"Hilarious, heartfelt, love-affirming and life-enhancing, unique and not to be missed - Justin Vivian Bond and Anthony Roth Costanzo tick all the boxes – cabaret, comedy, camp, standards, opera and pop – with an A-plus in every column"

"Cabaret and opera meet head-on with electrifying results - the sublime and the ridiculous combine wonderfully at Wilton's Music Hall"
"A tour-de-force, a ride you don’t want to end. Two performers at the top of their game"
Broadway Baby
"An emotional rollercoaster. Do not miss it!"
Theatre Weekly
It’s heady stuff, vulnerable, exciting, well-conceived and executed”
Reviews Hub

"It should be on the to-do list of any serious opera or cabaret enthusiast"
Plays to See
"A work of art... and wickedly funny"
All That Dazzles
"Truly seductive and inspirational in its messaging" 
North West End 
"Two worlds collide in a voice match made in heaven"
Lost in Theatreland
"Pure theatrical magic. Do not on any account miss it’

"They're a light and cheeky pair, like fond and feeding songbirds, perfectly balanced."

"It really is a sassy but melodious evening that delivers us a rip-roaring and varied performance"
Everything Theatre

Reviews from the New York run:

"From the Sublime … A small miracle of careful craft and improvisatory looseness, of arch personae and moving sincerity"
The New York Times

"Spontaneous, intimate, and hilarious" 
Time Magazine

"Caustic wit, witchy charisma and subversive queer wisdom"
Time Out

Only an Octave Apart was originally commissioned and developed, in part, in residence with Live Arts Bard at the Fisher Center at Bard, with the support of Amanda Rubin. fishercenter.bard.edu

St. Ann’s Warehouse production additional support and special thanks:
Andrew J. Martin Weber

Production photography by Nina Westervelt

You can listen to the album Only An Octave Apart album on Spotify, click here 

Running time: 90 minutes, no interval


Proudly supported by Citi


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