However do not come anticipating to see the total historical past of Queen performed out on stage, Clare says, “it is extra like Mamamia, the place you might have an precise storyline nevertheless it’s performed out by the songs of a specific band”.
We Will Rock You is about 300 years sooner or later, in a vaguely Orwellian world managed by Globalsoft Company. Music is lifeless, devices are forbidden and computer-generated tunes are the one type of musical enjoyment. Enter a bunch of bohemian musicians – together with Gallileo and Scaramouche – who after all plan to overturn the ruler of the world (aptly named Killer Queen) and produce music again to the individuals.
Erin Clare’s particular person performances on stage make for a formidable list- from Underneath Stress and Finest Good friend to Hammer to Fall and Bohemian Rhapsody.
“My first quantity is Anyone to Love and the diploma of issue is large,” Clare admits.
“Normally in a musical you get to heat up with just a few numbers however for me, it is zero to 100.”
Clare remembers the primary time she ever heard a Queen music; it was Fats Bottomed Ladies within the automobile with a pal at age 12.
“My greatest pal’s kookie mother and father have been enjoying it and all I believed was, what is that this?” she recollects.
“I used to be completely thrilled – and it in all probability impressed me to do squats.”
It was the theatricality and the “glamour” of the music that “completely received me” she says; and quotes the very same qualities as the explanations individuals globally are nonetheless so in love with Queen’s music.
“[The music] wasn’t shopping for into the conventions of anything that was occurring on the time,” Clare says.
“They did Loopy Little Factor Referred to as Love to attempt to break into the American market however the place else is there one other Bohemian Rhapsody? The place is there one other music on the charts with a 12-part concord?
“For those who’re that unique, you are by no means going to exit of favor.”
We Will Rock You, November 7-10, AIS Area. Tickets from Ticketek.
Bree Winchester is the life and leisure editor at The Canberra Occasions