Sparrows of Kabul

Producer: Fred Smith Productions
Writer: Fred Smith
Directed By: Fred Smith

An extraordinary song cycle on Australia’s 20 involvement in Afghanistan

Synopsis

Short Reviews

Finely observed snapshots of a harsh, sad and funny reality…In concert he has a knack for balancing drama and humour…towering artistic achievement
John Shand, Sydney Morning Herald
…an extraordinary, wonderful and heart-uplifting concert
Peter Wilkins, Canberra Critics Circle
A beautiful retelling of Australia’s Afghanistan experience...”
Adrienne Francis, ABC 666, Saturday Breakfast, 19 February 2022

Video

Additional Videos

Technical Information

Technical Rating: N/A
Touring Party: 3
Bump-in Time: 2 hrs
Bump-out Time: 1 hrs
Interval: Yes

Lighting

Audio

Staging

Transport Notes

Audience & Marketing Notes

Selling Points

  • Human interest
  • Current affairs
  • First hand account of contempory event with high media profile
  • Well known artist
  • extraordinary reviews
  • Songs and video collatoral
  • Radio opportunity
  • Military story
  • Refugee story

Details

Contact

Fred

Smith

0403816311

Genre

Audience

Music lovers, history fans,

Venue Format

All venues from theatres to small halls

Duration

110 Minutes

Available Until (from - to)

01/08/2022

01/08/2024

Budget & Fees

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In Development - work which will be produced and premiered in time for touring during 2022/2023. Please contact the Producer directly for Budgets and Fees.

Weekly Sell Off: $10,000

Per Performance: $3200 if you provide production; $4200 if we provide production

Apra Obligations: 12% APRA registered songs are performed

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