Barry Ball Artists

John Christie

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FROM AUSTRALIA VIA LONDON’S WEST END AND BROADWAY PLATINUM AWARD WINNING SINGER AND PIANIST
                                            JOHN CHRISTIE

Australian born Singer/Songwriter/Pianist/Actor, JOHN CHRISTIE started performing professionally at the age of four on radio. As a teenager, JOHN appeared regularly on two long-running network television shows, one of them being Australia’s biggest live Rock’n'Roll TV show. He also appeared on every Australian network television ‘Tonight’ show.
In the United Kingdom, he hosted “JOHN CHRISTIE IN CONCERT” - his own BBC Television Special with a 50 piece orchestra - and has appeared on countless network television shows including two long-running series for BBC TV.
JOHN has sold over 5 million records and has played leading roles in West End musicals.
Additionally, he has performed before the British Royal Family at Royal Command Performances.
Stevie Wonder, Julian Lennon, Leo Sayer and Freddie Mercury of ‘Queen’ have all recorded JOHN’S songs.

                    “Australia’s Most Valuable Musical Export” - THE LONDON STAGE
                    “The Most Exciting Person On The Stage” - AMERICAN VARIETY


JOHN has performed his one-man shows for the world’s leading Cruise Lines including ROYAL CARIBBEAN INTERNATIONAL, CELEBRITY CRUISES, CUNARD, SEABOURN, REGENT SEVEN SEAS CRUISES, SILVERSEA, CRYSTAL CRUISES, HOLLAND AMERICA, NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE, PRINCESS CRUISES, OCEANIA and AZAMARA CLUB CRUISES.


Here is what the Cruise Lines have to say about JOHN’S shows:


“John Christie is a class act. He is a star.”
Barry Hopkins, Cruise Director, Regent Seven Seas Cruises
“So many of our guests say that John is the best entertainer they have ever seen on a ship.”
John Blair, Cruise Director, Royal Caribbean International

“John Christie is absolutely fantastic. I put him in the same league as Barry Manilow and Elton John.”
Clodagh O’Connor, Royal Caribbean International
“John Christie is the best act we have ever had on this ship.”
Claus Reisler, Hotel Director, Regent Seven Seas Cruises
“John Christie never fails to deliver the “Wow”. One moment he has you dancing in the aisles, the next he is literally moving you to tears. Everything he does comes from the heart - both on and off stage. He always receives standing ovations with the guests wanting “More”.  John is a Cruise Director’s dream entertainer.”
Jill Tasker, Cruise Director, Royal Caribbean International

“John Christie is one of Regent Seven Seas Cruises favourite entertainers; a complete artist who regularly leaves the stage after a well deserved standing ovation. John is like rare wine - he keeps getting better with age.”
Giuseppe Ginanneschi, Cruise Director, Regent Seven Seas Cruises
“John Christie will be the new “Silversea Entertainer Of The Year.”
Colin Brown, Cruise Director, Silversea
“It takes a lot to make me go crazy about a show but John’s definitely makes me want to stand up and cheer.  The amount of talent, emotion and skill that drives this one-man show is unbelievable. John Christie is a gift to any Cruise Director’s ratings.”
Karen Maybury, Cruise Director, Royal Caribbean International
“John Christie’s shows were fantastic.”
Michael Day, Vice President Of Entertainment, Oceania Cruises & Regent Seven Seas Cruises

“John Christie is the ultimate performer. He has great talent, stage presence and a show that covers many musical tastes. John is extremely congenial and I look forward to including him in upcoming entertainment programs.”
Eric Bohus, Director Of Entertainment, Celebrity Cruises

“I didn’t like John Christie’s show ... I loved it!”
David Shermet, Cruise Director, Oceania Cruises
“I’m a huge fan.”
Paul Hardy, Managing Producer, Entertainment, Royal Caribbean Productions
“John Christie is the consummate professional. He is also a real gentleman and he thrills the audience with his talent and integrity.”
Dionne Potiphar, Cruise Director, Regent Seven Seas Cruises
“The West End star brings on the high energy of the 50’s/60’s Rock’n'Roll and Elton John to the endearing moments of his ballads of Frank Sinatra and Peter Allen. The audience can’t help but fall in love all the way with his charming personality and Australian accented wit that intertwines with his command of the 88’s.”
Lorraine Weimerskirch, Cruise Director, Regent Seven Seas Cruises
“Get ready for a sensational show. In my next life I want a voice like John’s.”
Russ Grieve, Cruise Director, Azamara Club Cruises
“Great, great comments from the guests. John has such great presence. It is a very classy show.”
Jamie Logan, Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Assigned Categories: Instrumental, Piano Headliners, Vocal, Male Vocalists

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