Neil tribute by Bobby Bruce (nearly Neil)


Neil Diamond Tribute come to Gryphon Theatre in Barrie Ontario
Feb 13, 04 | 12:58 pm

Bobby Bruce is the closest thing to the real Neil Diamond. He is a dynamic performer and his show, Nearly Neil, has captivated audiences all over the world! This flamboyant performer has created his own performance based on Diamond’s music, and has been touring Nearly Neil since 1993. A child model and actor, Bobby was a successful musical theatre performer when he donned his first sequined shirt. The demand for Bobby’s thrilling re-creation of the music and magic of Neil Diamond, including the favourite Sweet Caroline, and his incredible showmanship, has rocked crowds from B.C. to Borneo.

For tickets, contact the Gryphon Theatre Box Office at 705-728-4613 or visit the website at www.gryphontheatre.com

Upcoming Events Listing

Friday February 20, 2004 – Nearly Neil. Bobby Bruce has enjoyed a tremendously successful career with his show Nearly Neil – A Tribute to Neil Diamond. The flamboyant performer has been touring Nearly Neil since 1993. For tickets contact the box office at 705-728-1968 or the website at www.gryphontheatre.com

Monday March 15, 2004 – John McDermott. John’s lyrical tenor voice resounds throughout the world. His tender renditions of Irish and Scottish favourites combined with contemporary ballads have catapulted him to legend status. Hailed a musical storyteller in the Celtic tradition, he enraptures young and old. For tickets contact the box office at 705-728-1968 or the website at www.gryphontheatre.com

Saturday March 27, 2004 – Gregg Lawless. Songs in the Key of Canada features Gregg Lawless and the Acoustic Orchestra, four seasoned roots musicians, playing the acoustic instruments that have come to define the Canadian sound. The evening is a celebration of Canada’s greatest songwriters. For tickets contact the box office at 705-728-1968 or the website at www.gryphontheatre.com

Saturday April 3, 2004 – The Blue Orphan. The Blue Orphan is the most daring and ambitious show presented by Catalyst Theatre. This musical epic introduces the audience to Crooked Creek as it sits poised on the brink of devastation. The Blue Orphan is lavishly imagined, lovingly mounted and vibrantly acted. For tickets contact the box office at 705-728-1968 or the website at www.gryphontheatre.com

Sunday April 18, 2004 – Lee Aaron. Lee took the music industry by surprise with the release of her 10th album, a stellar collection of swing, smokey jazz and blues numbers that showcase Aaron’s sultry voice and trademark sassiness. Her performance at Gryphon Theatre is a stunning jazz debut from one of Canada’s premier vocalists. For tickets contact the box office at 705-728-1968 or the website at www.gryphontheatre.com

Friday April 30, 2004 – Buddy Wassisname & the Other Fellers. Their music is truly original, without Celtic or Country copy, no pop aspirations, their creation is truly Newfoundland in its big broad context, its rural roots, its wide humour, its imagery and its lilt, its cadence and its dialect. It’s about here-and-now, the past, the real and just plain foolish. For tickets contact the box office at 705-728-1968 or the website at www.gryphontheatre.com

Saturday May 1, 2004 – The Big Band Broadcast featuring Holly Laroque and the Mark Ferguson Orchestra. Visit a time when glamour and big bands were big and the airwaves played classics like In the Mood and Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree. The vintage costumes and sultry sounds will take you back on a Sentimental Journey. For tickets contact the box office at 705-728-1968 or the website at www.gryphontheatre.com

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