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  [West End]
Original London Production, 1977
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Australian Contemporary Opera Company to Perform New Production of BOOK OF LONGING Photo Australian Contemporary Opera Company to Perform New Production of BOOK OF LONGING
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 7, 2022

Award winning independent company Australian Contemporary Opera Co (ACOCo),¬† in partnership with The Wheeler Centre and Fed Square, presents Philip Glass‚Äô divisive¬† Book of Longing ‚ÄĒ a unique and intoxicating collaboration between two of the most¬† celebrated musical artists of their generation. Featuring Richard Piper as the voice of¬† Leonard Cohen, this evening length operatic concert performance of poetry, songs and¬† music, incorporates projections of Cohen‚Äôs poems and drawings and will be staged for one¬† night only at The Edge, Federation Square.¬†

Melbourne's Australian Contemporary Opera Announces Upcoming Season Photo Melbourne's Australian Contemporary Opera Announces Upcoming Season
by Stephi Wild - Dec 15, 2021

ACOCo’s 2022 season sees the award winning independent company roar back to live performance with seven shows all directed by women, including five Australian premieres,    and new presentation partnerships with The Wheeler Centre, the Melbourne Recital Centre, and, wait for it, the MCG (Yarra Park).

MTC Returns To The Stage With Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT Photo MTC Returns To The Stage With Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT
by Stephi Wild - Oct 27, 2021

Following their smash-hit collaboration on Twelfth Night, director Simon Phillips and musicians Kate Miller-Heidke and Keir Nuttall reunite for another spectacular slice of Shakespeare; the big-hearted comedy As You Like It, opening on Thursday 18 November at Southbank Theatre.

BARTOK, MY FATHER Will Be Performed By Flinders Quartet Next Month Photo BARTOK, MY FATHER Will Be Performed By Flinders Quartet Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2021

Known for their creativity and contemporary vision, Flinders Quartet will premiere Bartók, My Father, selected movements from Bartók's six quartets interwoven with personal stories, culminating in a performance of Bartók's fifth string quartet.

BWW Review: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne Photo BWW Review: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
by Josh Stent - Jan 14, 2021

The Australian Shakespeare Company’s fantastic summer season is back, with a COVID-19 safe performance of the beloved Shakespearean comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream at The Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne.

The Australian Shakespeare Company's 'Shakespeare Under the Stars' is Back With A MID Photo The Australian Shakespeare Company's 'Shakespeare Under the Stars' is Back With A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 23, 2020

An Australian Shakespeare Company classic and the jewel in the Shakespeare comedy crown, A Midsummer Night's Dream is returning to Melbourne this year to dazzle and delight audiences of all ages. 

Flinders Quartet Premieres  HIDDEN THOUGHTS II: RETURN TO SENDER BY KATY ABBOTT Photo Flinders Quartet Premieres  HIDDEN THOUGHTS II: RETURN TO SENDER BY KATY ABBOTT
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 23, 2020

Melbourne's longest running professional string quartet, Flinders Quartet is pleased to present the world premiere of Hidden Thoughts II: Return to Sender, a brand-new work for female voice, narrator and string quartet from renowned Australian composer Dr Katy Abbott. The concert will be performed and streamed live to homes across Australia, direct from the Melbourne Digital Concert Hall on 23rd July.

COME FROM AWAY Leads 2020 Green Room Awards With Eleven Nominations Photo COME FROM AWAY Leads 2020 Green Room Awards With Eleven Nominations
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 18, 2020

International success story, COME FROM AWAY continues to attract accolades around the world, after today receiving the most nominations in the 2020 Green Room Awards.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At COME FROM AWAY In Melbourne Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look At COME FROM AWAY In Melbourne
by Alan Henry - Jul 24, 2019

Come From Away had its Melbourne premiere at the Comedy Theatre on Saturday 20 July. Get a first look at the production!

Review Roundup: The Critics Are Welcomed to the Rock at COME FROM AWAY in Melbourne Photo Review Roundup: The Critics Are Welcomed to the Rock at COME FROM AWAY in Melbourne
by Review Roundups - Jul 20, 2019

Come From Away had its Melbourne premiere at the Comedy Theatre on Saturday 20 July. Let's see what the critics are saying...

Richard Piper Videos

VIDEO: Get A First Look At COME FROM AWAY In Melbourne Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At COME FROM AWAY In Melbourne

by Alan Henry - Jul 24, 2019

Come From Away had its Melbourne premiere at the Comedy Theatre on Saturday 20 July. Get a first look at the production!

Casting Announced For COME FROM AWAY Australian Premiere Videoplay
Casting Announced For COME FROM AWAY Australian Premiere

by A.A. Cristi - Nov 26, 2018

The critically acclaimed new musical, COME FROM AWAY is now playing on Broadway, Toronto and a third company is touring North America. A Dublin and West End production are currently in rehearsal and the Australian company will have its premiere on Saturday 20 July 2019 at Melbourne's Comedy Theatre

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes - Men of KING KONG's Photo Shoot with DNA Magazine
by Stage Tube - Sep 20, 2013

There are 35 male aerialists, circus performers, puppeteers, actors, singers and dancers in KING KONG's massive cast of 51 - and now, audiences can see a whole lot more of them in DNA Magazine's issue #166 (on sale worldwide 24 October 2013). Check out a behind the scenes video of the shoot below!

STAGE TUBE: KING KONG's Esther Hannaford Performs 'A Simple Prayer'
by Stage Tube - Jul 30, 2013

Esther Hannaford, who plays Ann Darrow in Australia's musical spectacular KING KONG, performed one of the original songs from the show on Australian TV on Monday. 'A Simple Prayer' has not been seen outside the show before. Get a first listen below!

MEGA STAGE TUBE: Meet the Cast & Creative Team of KING KONG!
by Stage Tube - Jul 22, 2013

The new stage musical KING KONG recently opened at the Regent Theatre in Melbourne, Australia. As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the show is already casting its eye towards Broadway, with a hopeful launch as early as 2014. The production, which was originally slated to run through July 28, has extended again through October 6. In the videos below, go behind the scenes of the new musical and meet the cast and creative team!

STAGE TUBE: KING KONG's Queenie van de Zandt and Richard Piper at Premiere After Party
by Stage Tube - Jun 18, 2013

The new stage musical KING KONG just opened last weekend at the Regent Theatre in Melbourne, Australia. As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the show is already casting its eye towards Broadway, with a hopeful launch as early as 2014. The production, which was originally slated to run through July 28, has just extended through August 18. Click below to watch a video interview with stars Queenie van de Zandt and Richard Piper at the premiere after party!

STAGE TUBE: KING KONG Thunders Into Melbourne - Media Call, Premiere, Extended Footage and More!
by Stage Tube - Jun 17, 2013

The new stage musical KING KONG just opened this weekend at the Regent Theatre in Melbourne, Australia. As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the show is already casting its eye towards Broadway, with a hopeful launch as early as 2014. The production, which was originally slated to run through July 28, has just extended through August 18. Click below to watch the show's media call, the opening night red carpet and festivities, and extended footage from the new musical!

STAGE TUBE: KING KONG's Adam Lyon Chats at Premiere After Party
by Stage Tube - Jun 17, 2013

The new stage musical KING KONG just opened this weekend at the Regent Theatre in Melbourne, Australia. As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the show is already casting its eye towards Broadway, with a hopeful launch as early as 2014. The production, which was originally slated to run through July 28, has just extended through August 18. Click below to watch a video interview with star Adam Lyon at the premiere after party!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from KING KONG in Australia!
by Stage Tube - Jun 14, 2013

The new stage musical KING KONG just opened last night, June 13 at the Regent Theatre in Melbourne, Australia. As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the show is already casting its eye towards Broadway, with a hopeful launch as early as 2014. Below, check out highlights from the new musical!

VIDEO: Sarah McLachlan Performs KING KONG's 'What's It Gonna Take'
by Stage Tube - May 28, 2013

The new stage musical KING KONG began previews this weekend for an exclusive season at the Regent Theatre in Melbourne, Australia, with an official opening night of June 13. As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the show is already casting its eye towards Broadway, with a hopeful launch as early as 2014. Below, check out Sarah McLachlan take to the piano to perform the song she wrote for the show, 'What's It Gonna Take!'


Richard Piper Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Richard Piper been in?
Richard Piper has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Richard Piper been in?
Richard Piper has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Richard Piper's first West End show?
Richard Piper's first West End show was Elvis which opened in 1977