Just Imagine: A Tribute to John Lennon
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The last date listed for Just Imagine was Saturday January 2, 2010 / 8:00pm.
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Attended 10-18-09 matinee. A hallelujah celebration of the life and music of John Lennon! Flawless tribute presentation by Tim Piper and the band Working Class Hero [Greg Piper, bass guitar; Don Butler, lead guitar; Morley Bartnoff, keyboardest; Don Poncher, drums]. The audience is caught up in singing along.
For the die-hard Lennon fan, this is a spiritual happening. Tim Piper makes you believe he is John Lennon - the body language, vocals, costumes. The intimacy of the small theater makes you feel as if John has opened his studio for you to spend a few hours with him.
This is so convincing that when it ends, you want to invite him home to continue the dialogue with John Lennon: "Say, John, I always wanted to ask you about..."
The event is divided into two parts, with a 15-minute intermission.
The first half covers John's beginnings with his mother, the Beatles and the cultural and personal evolutions that changed both John and world.
The post-Beatles second half begins with John Lennon coming out with his acoustic guitar. He goes to the audience to sing requests and transitions into that phase of music which bared John's soul to the world.
The end of the show is not about John's death, but about the celebration of what John gave us all.
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I went with two girlfriends each from a different decade and we all had an outstanding time. Amazing concert - the band and Tim Piper were able to bring back all the emotions of listening to John. I found out a few things that I did not know and...continued
Philip Wegener, Sara Schedeen and Christopher Barrett present Tim Piper starring as John Lennon in the world premiere of Just Imagine, directed by Steve Altman.
John Lennon and the Beatles have never been hotter with the release of Beatles “Rock Band” and the newly re-mastered box set of Beatles CD’s. Now, spend an evening with ‘John Lennon’ (as portrayed by world-famous actor/musician Tim Piper), as he transports you to the very beginning of John’s life and remarkable journey that influenced the music and culture of generations. Share the inside story of the man, the music, and the legend, who as founder of the Beatles, created a ‘Revolution’ that shook the world.
This riveting multi-media production will take you back in time, and another state of mind, utilizing visual images, anecdotes, and note-perfect renditions of some of the greatest songs ever composed. Suspend your belief and prepare to be transfixed by an incredible evening of music and imagery with one of the greatest musical legends of all time.
Musician, actor and songwriter Tim Piper has traveled the world performing music made famous by The Beatles. From his early teen years in Southern California, Piper played in numerous original and Top 40 ‘cover’ bands, while honing is skills as a guitarist, bass player, singer and songwriter. In addition to being a member of various Beatle Tribute bands, including Revolution, Piper has distinguished himself as the pre-eminent ‘John Lennon; with roles in the CBS production ’The Linda McCartney Story,’ E! Channel’s production of the ‘John Lennon Story,’ ‘Beatle Wives,’ and more recently as the singing voice of John Lennon for the NBC TV Movie of the Week, “In His Life -The John Lennon Story.”