$10 Cover @ the Door / Start 7:30pm / Doors 7pm
Tobias Bacon died of Love in 1619. Join him on the 400th anniversary of his death as he finds out how.
David William Hughes brings a fresh new perspective to Renaissance music in this brand new musical comedy based on 400 year old songs With the help of the audience, he brings Tobias Bacon and a trio of his lovers back to life with ‘impressive, accomplished musicality and… genuinely funny character comedy’ (The 730 Review). Guaranteed to be the only show you’ll see this year that includes a genuine, authentic, sixteenth-century song about a sex toy.
‘It’s a hoot, a bawdy entertainment, and a display of consummate musicianship which brings tears to the eyes ****’ – ScotsGay Arts
‘Hilarious… pleasingly silly and skilfully written ****’ – FringeGuru
‘Impressive, accomplished musicality and bawdy ribaldry ****’ – The 730 Review
‘A witty gem ****’ – MusicalTalk
‘Jovial, jesting, and laden with Elizabethan innuendo’ - The Scotsman
David William Hughes is a singer, conductor, composer, and actor based in Boston, MA. Born in the UK, David holds bachelors and masters degrees from the University of Oxford. He has toured throughout Europe and the USA. In 2018 David wrote, produced, and performed the one-man musical comedy Elizabethan, which played to packed houses in New York, Boston, Western Massachusetts, and London, and to critical acclaim at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Other recent solo engagements have included the new opera Ami and Tami with the Landmarks Orchestra , Purcell’s Ode on St. Cecelia’s Day with the Harvard Radcliffe Chorus, and new musical The King’s Ear at Boston University. David teaches sings with the King’s Chapel Choir, and since 2014 he has directed the Renaissance chamber choir Tactus Ensemble. David studies voice with Frank Kelley.