Rufus Wainwright Brings Theatrics To London’s Old Vic

The singer-songwriter will preview new LP

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Rufus Wainwright is to showcase new material from his eagerly awaited new album “Release The Stars” at four special shows in May.

Following on from two acclaimed London Palladium shows last month, Wainwright will play two nights at London’s Old Vic Theatre on May 27 and 28, as well as shows in Portsmouth and Bristol.

The singer will be backed up by an eight-piece band, including a horn section. They are: Jeff Hill (bass), Gerry Leonard (Guitar), Matt Johnson (Drums), Jack Petruzzelli (Guitar, Piano, Keyboards), Will Vinson (Sax), Louis Schwadron (French Horn) and CJ Camerieri (Trumpet).


The shows come two weeks after “Release The Stars” hits the shops on May 14.

Tickets for the shows will go on sale this Friday (March 30) at 9am.

Tickets cost £35/32.50 for London and £25 for the others.


Be bathed in beautiful arrangements at the following shows:

Portsmouth, Guild Hall (May 24)

Bristol, Colston Hall (25)

London, The Old Vic (27)

London, The Old Vic (28)

More details about the LP and shows available here from Wainwright’s website


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