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Fri, 12 Mar


Claire's Kitchen at le Salon


award-winning actor, director, writer, and producer; Artistic Director of acclaimed boutique company Squabbalogic up close an personal at Claire's

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12 Mar 2021, 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Claire's Kitchen at le Salon, 35 Oxford St, Surry Hills NSW 2010, Australia

About the event

3 courses from our a la carte menu and 40 minutes live set

$100 p/p

As one who famously shuns the spotlight and attention, Jay is appearing at Claire's Kitchen Pop Up Petit to take a break from the quiet solitude of being one of Sydney's most acclaimed and humble actor/director/writer/producers. From the dizzying highs of being the lead in a Broadway musical (at certain performances), to the crushing lows of not being able to give away comps to his own shows, Jay will take you on a song-laden journey through his accidental career and answer some of his unenthused fans' most pressing questions, including 'What's your name again?' and 'How did you possibly make a career in musicals with no acumen for music?'. Expect the expected.

Jay James-Moody is an award-winning actor, director, writer, and producer; Artistic Director of acclaimed boutique company Squabbalogic; was a co-founder of Hayes Theatre Co; and made his professional debut singing some of the most heinous words and phrases in the english language in Jerry Springer The Opera at the Sydney Opera HouseHe mostly sat backstage for 14 months in the Australian premiere of The Book of Mormon, won a Sydney Theatre Award for Best Actor in a Musical for The Drowsy Chaperone (in which he did not sing or dance), won no awards for playing all 12 roles in the 90 minute one-man musical Herringbone, and had four unforgettable lines in Opera Australia's Handa Opera on the Harbour production of West Side Story. He's been seen at Hayes Theatre Co in She Loves Me, at Sydney Theatre Company in A Midsummer Night's Dream and A Cheery Soul, at Sport for Jove in Romeo & Juliet and Twelfth Night, and Rockdale Woolworths in aisle five (macaroni cheese).He conceived, co-wrote, and will direct the world premiere of his original musical The Dismissal later this year.

The cabaret room capacity is now only 40 guests to adhere to the Covid 19 personal distancing rules

Anyone entering the premises must provide their name and contact details, including a telephone number or email address.

All reasonable steps are being taken to mitigate against the risk of transmission of infection within the venue (with reference to standard and additional cleaning measures as recommended by public health authorities and SafeWork NSW).

If you are exhibiting any flu-like symptoms, please stay home.


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