Kate Herbert is theatre reviewer, Herald Sun, Melbourne & formerly for Melbourne Times. Kate is a director & produced playwright (20 plays). Scripts published by Currency Press. She worked as an actor, comedian, improviser & teacher of Acting, Improvisation & Playwriting. Kate is currently Convenor of Professional Writing & Editing, Swinburne University. Read her reviews here or at: www.heraldsun.com.au/entertainment/arts. NB Explorer Browser doesn't always work on blog.
Sunday, 26 February 2012
When I Fall in Love: The Nat King Cole Story, March 8-10
You may be interested in the return of When I Fall in Love: The Nat King Cole Story, starring Bert Labonte. 3 nights only at the Chapel off Chapel from March 8 to 10, 2012
Bert LaBonte in When I Fall In Love: The Nat King Cole Story
Excerpt from my review of the first Melbourne season, December 14, 2011
BERT LABONTE launches a charm offensive on us with this homage to legendary, black singer, Nat King Cole, who attributed his silky tones to the three packs of Kool cigarettes a day that eventually killed him.
When I Fall In Love is a musical journey through Cole’s life from his humble, Alabama childhood as the son of a preacher, to playing jazz piano and singing in bars, his television show and rise stardom, his womanising and failed marriages....