As one of the newest developing cultures, mixed with the most ancient, Australia is a country of jigsaw pieces.

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What the World needs now is In the Bacharach of the Ute… It’s Bacharach. In the back. Of a Ute.  Burt’s hits, on the glittabulous rear of a 1967 Holden HR Utility.  Snazzy outfits. Playing where we can park. To Anyone Who Ever Loved, Pussycats, Wives and Lovers, and Shooters of Liberty Valance- Don’t Walk on By! Make it Easy on Yourself. Come Parking with us. We’ll be Wishin’ and Hopin’ for your Look of Love!


 Vocals: Debra Low has worked in Australia, Ireland and the UK where she has worked as an actor, director, singer, puppeteer and acting teacher. Her cabaret personae include the solo gig Handbag Deb, Queen of Frock Rock , the lead singer of The Unbearable Cabaretness of Being, and she also wrote, produced, directed and performed Debbie Does Divas-a Cabaret Frockumentary which included homage to Judy Garland, Shirley Bassey, Eartha Kitt, Edith Piaf and more.

 Guitar: James Stewart- has been part of the Melbourne Music furniture for over two decades. As lead guitarist for the Warner Bros (Later to be Overnight Jones), he has amassed a beautiful array of songs, including “Stuck in Melbourne”, argued by many to be a Melbourne musical anthem, and Henty Stomp, once described by Mick Thomas (singer and songwriter for Weddings Parties Anything), as “The Best Australian song ever written”. He also plays with The T-Bones and Andre Camilleri and the Broken Hearts.

 Drums: Ian Kitney- Is a very very busy man. As well as drumming with Overnight Jones, he has since collaborated with Tim Rogers And The Temperance Union, Greg Arnold And The Lost Marias, Done With Mirrors, Ross Mclennan (Guitar And Bass),The Hentai Samuraiz (Guitar),Astrid Munday (Guitar). He is also The Musical Director for Theatre Group Gumbo and many more.

 Bass: Alics Gate-Eastley is a bass playing dynamo who currently plays with  Lou Bennett, The Shambelles, and The T-Bones. IN THE BACHARACH OF THE UTE are very lucky to have her on board.


© Jacaranda Theatre Company 2005