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

Friday, 2 February 2024

Prepare for an uproarious journey through classical music as Australian pianist and comedian David Scheel, brings his internationally acclaimed show, Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only the Piano Player, to the Potato Shed 2pm Sunday 25 February.

Drawing comparisons to the likes of the late Robin Williams and Peter Ustinov, Scheel transforms familiar tunes into comedic masterpieces, showcasing his versatility by performing in numerous accents and voices.

Known for his unique ability to blend humour with classical music, Scheel's repertoire includes playful renditions of folk tunes in various old master styles, a Bach piece played with one hand and an Andrew Lloyd Webber piece with the other hand, simultaneously.

Greater Geelong Mayor Trent Sullivan

The Potato Shed draws critically acclaimed shows such as ‘Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only the Piano Player’ to the Bellarine Peninsula for the enjoyment of all Greater Geelong residents.

The Potato Shed is a welcoming and dynamic cultural hub that will entertain, inspire and challenge audiences with its diverse range of quality performances.

A miniature concerto, inspired by the 20 worst tunes ever written, promises to be a comedic highlight as is his hilarious translation of the lyrics of Waltzing Matilda.

David Scheel's multi-award-winning show promises an evening filled with delightful piano music and infectious laughter.

"He is 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, London]

"The cleanest, funniest show in London...perfect timing, delicious pausing for maximum effect" [The Stage, London]

"A unique combination of classical piano and comedy. The audience was enthralled from start to finish" [WGAM (CBS) TV, USA]

Book online or call the Box Office on 5251 1998.

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