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From Johnny To Jack

An unmissable concert experience about the making of Australian icon John Farnham




Twenty years before Whispering Jack became the highest selling album in Australian history, a teenager named Johnny Farnham stormed onto the Australian music scene with the unconventional smash hit Sadie (The Cleaning Lady).
From Johnny to Jack canvasses the incredible roller-coaster journey of a teen pop idol’s rise and fall, and the making of a rock and roll icon who would become known as The Voice.
Journey with Australian vocal superstar Luke Kennedy (The Voice Australia, Swing On This) and his world-class band on a musical odyssey featuring songs from Farnham’s sensational back catalogue including Playing To Win, One, Don’t You Know It’s Magic and Please Don’t Ask Me, as well as smash hits Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head, Sadie, and You’re The Voice.
Creative Team A production by The Little Red Company Created by Luke Kennedy, Naomi Price & Adam Brunes Lighting Design Sam Gibb Sound Design Jamie Taylor Originally Performed by Luke Kennedy with Mik Easterman, Scott French, Stefanie Jones, Michael Manikus and Stephen Ward Image by Dylan Evans
Premiered at Whitehorse Centre, Nunawading in October 2018.

Luke and his band had the audience singing and dancing in the aisles as the popular performer shared more of John Farnham’s musical career through anecdotes, humour and clever song choices.


Kennedy not only displayed his incredible vocal skill but created an energetic and entertaining evening that will surely keep the audience singing long after they left the theatre.

Theatre Haus

Its jumping energy and feel-good, heart-warming celebration of one of his country’s best-known and most popular performers is so infectious that it immediately has you wanting to bring all your friends along to experience it again.

Blue Curtains Brisbane

When you close your eyes, it’s easy to imagine that Kennedy IS Farnham.

Stage Whispers