Fri, 27 Aug | Claire's Kitchen at le Salon

VIVA il DIVO: SCOTT IRWIN (1)

Back by popular demand, book early, last show sold out in record time... As this year marks 30 years since Scott’s first professional musical, he has taken a moment to reflect on how the hell any of this happened.
VIVA il DIVO: SCOTT IRWIN (1)

Time & Location

27 Aug, 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

"WAIT-WHAT??…was the standard response when friends and family heard that Scott was in ‘Grease’… Most people thought he was in Greece.

As this year marks 30 years since Scott’s first professional musical, he has taken a moment to reflect on how the hell any of this happened. Surely, he should’ve stayed in his marketing job… Scott will explore the music and stories that led to the most unexpected career

as an actor/singer/*cough dancer.

Accompanying him is New York based Aussie guitarist Ben Butler, who most recently toured the world with Sting. Yep. Ben is probably wondering how this happened too…

Scott’s 30year career has established him as one of Australia’s leading men. His credits include Hairspray (Helpmann Award Nomination), Beauty and the Beast (Mo Award Nomination), 10th Anniversary Tour of Les Miserables, Camelot, Carousel, Mack & Mabel and Kiss Me Kate.   Other professional credits include Grease, The New Rocky Horror Show, The Full Monty, Company, High School Musical, They’re Playing Our Song, Cho Cho, High Society, Annie Get Your Gun, The Sign of the Seahorse, Secret Bridesmaids’ Business, Every Single Saturday, Truth Beauty & a Picture of You and West Side Story.

Scott has performed in countless concerts and corporate events, both as a soloist and a member of one of Australia’s most in demand acts, “The Leading Men”

Ben Butler is an Australian-born New York City-based session guitarist, sideman and composer. He has toured the world with Sting, George Michael, Chris Botti, Suzanne Vega, Paula Cole, Dar Williams, Jonatha Brooke, Shaggy and the East Villiage Opera Company.

Ben has also played TV performances and special events backing artists such as Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Wonder, Annie Lennox, Rod Stewart, Jos Stone, Desmond Child, Sherryl Crow, Burt Bacharach, Herbie Hancock, Lyle Lovett, Dionne Warwick, Joan Osborne, Patti Austin, Josh Groban, Andrea Bocelli, Bono and The Edge, Miley Cyrus, Jessie J, Joss Stone, Ben Platt, Rita Wilson and many more.

As a composer his work can be heard on films such as The Heights, The Insurgents, and TV shows on the Discovery network. His guitar playing can also be heard on films such as The Greatest ShowmanOur Souls at NightZoolander 2Zodiac, 29 Palms as well as many pop and singer-songwriter albums and cast recordings.

On Broadway he has been a member of the orchestra for Spider-Man (music by Bono and The Edge), The Last Ship (music by Sting) and was playing on Tina Fey’s Mean Girls when Covid19 closed Broadway.

The cabaret room capacity is now only 45 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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