David Scheel: Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only the Piano Player

A runaway success in London’s West End, at successive Edinburgh Festivals, at the Melbourne Comedy Festival and right across the USA, this is a hilarious send-up of classical music, which has established Australian pianist, David Scheel, as the successor to the legendary Victor Borge. Beautiful music, and musical fun performed in so many accents/voices that David has also been compared to the late Robin Williams, and Peter Ustinov. Hear a familiar tune played in the styles of the old masters + an i-Pod; two famous pieces played simultaneously, one with the right hand, one with the left, plus his “translation” of the lyrics of Waltzing Matilda, already a comedy classic.

As funny as any, wittier than most, and, uniquely, a concert pianist of international stature…He stands alone, in a class of his own.” – BBC Arts Review
The only show in town that can satisfy lovers of classical music and comedy alike.” – San Francisco Chronicle

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David Scheel: Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only the Piano Player