RUFUS Wainwright performs Live at the RSC in Stratford on Sunday July 12.
The Canadian singer-songwriter will be stopping off at the RST as one of a select number of UK solo shows.
He has established himself as one of the finest songwriters of his generation with a string of acclaimed albums to his name.
At the age of 14 he was awarded Canada’s best young musician and later received the Juno Award for Best Alternative Album. He has released seven studio albums, three DVDs, and three live albums.
His live album “Rufus does Judy” recorded at Carnegie Hall in 2006 was nominated for a Grammy.
He has worked with everyone from Shirley Bassey and Elton John, to the Lou Reed and Joni Mitchell, and recently collaborated Robbie Williams, co-writing and dueting on the title track of his Swing Both Ways album.
Tickets, priced £35 and £42.50, go on sale on Tuesday March 3.
Visit www.rsc.org.uk/rufuswainwright or call the box office on 0844 800 1110.