Everybody has their Christmas traditions and quirky family get together moments, and next weekend comedic musical trio The Kransky Sisters will invite Sydneysiders into their “lounge room” at the Opera House to experience A Very Kransky Christmas.
Featuring Annie Lee, Christine Johnston and Carolyn Johns as Mourne, Eve and Dawn Kransky, the Kranskys have been spreading their signature brand of Christmas cheer since 2000. When the City Hub spoke with Mourne Kransky ahead of the tour we asked if they had been surprised by the longevity and reach of the show internationally.
“Oh yes! It’s been quite amazing,” said Mourne, “Who would have thought that we would have travelled the world for many years.”
Whilst A Very Kransky Christmas has become an annual tradition the ladies do not feel any pressure to top previous years according to Mourne.
“We just want to share the Christmas spirit and have some fun with the people. You have to have fun in the moment because if we worried about trying to get better all the time we’d never actually get better.”
A Very Kransky Christmas features crowd favourites and Christmas numbers from this multi-award-winning trio. With their unusual array of instruments from cheese grater to toilet brush, tuba to musical saw, and even “duelling tambourines”, so settle in for what could be your kookiest Christmas party yet.
Mourne was able to give us a better insight into the list of artists who’s songs have been included to ensure this is a show for anyone from ages “six to 106.”
“We’ve got songs by Daft Punk, Simon & Garfunkel, Michael Jackson, Sia, Gotye, Outkast, Roy Orbison, ABBA, The Carpenters, and we’ve even got songs by Santa himself.”
During our conversation with Mourne City Hub also learned that the easiest way to describe the show is to say it’s like, “sharing a Christmas dinner with us in our lounge room with songs and stories.”
Dec 5-8. Sydney Opera House – The Studio, Bennelong Point. $54.90-$59.90+b.f. Tickets & Info: www.sydneyoperahouse.com