when frankie met ava


Genre: Jazz Cabaret
Venue :  Bridge Hotel

Date: Friday 8 June, 7 pm

Date: Monday 11 June, 4 pm







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Mark Hudson and Jude Russell invite you into the intimate and highly emotional world of Frank Sinatra and Ava Gardner's short, intense and explosive love affair.

This is a troubadour-style performance with a theatrical edge that interweaves songs and story, focusing on Sinatra's ups and downs and his ultimate unravelling.

Mark shares deeply personal quotes by Frank, Ava and their friends.  He bypasses the media hype of the time, and digs under the fame to explore the everyday relationship challenges that we all face.

Jude extracts the emotion from Mark's heartfelt vocals, highlighting and complementing the extreme range of feelings with her pianistic expertise.  Together they create a rich and engaging experience.