ACCIDENTALLY VIRAL – starring sensational father/daughter duo ADRIAN & EMMA-JEAN GALLIARD – is back on a Joburg stage due to popular demand!

Galore SA/ October 31, 2022/ ENTERTAINMENT, LATEST NEWS/ 0 comments

The CoLab Network, in association with AEJ Music, is proud to present Accidentally Viral at Theatre in the Park, Randburg,on Saturday 3rd December starring Adrian and Emma-Jean Galliard, for 2 shows only.

Due to incredible demand following their sold-out performances at The Redhill Arts Festival, the talented father-daughter duo stage their popular show in Johannesburg once again, in response to a flood of requests from fans.

Adrian & Emma-Jean Galliard shot to fame in 2020 when on Easter Sunday of that year, when the world was in lockdown, the pair uploaded a video of the Andrea Bocelli/Celine Dion hit, The Prayer, to Facebook. 

The video was an instant hit, taking Adrian and then 11-year old Emma-Jean entirely by surprise. The video was uploaded to Facebook just before lunch, and by the end of the day it had 17 000 views. A few days later it was picked up by UK website, The Music Man and it quickly climbed to 6 million views.

Their sudden and unexpected fame kicked off a fairytale musical adventure complete with international acclaim and comical incidences of mistaken identity.

Accidentally Viral takes the audience on their unexpected musical journey with them as they share more of the story of how the pair went “accidentally viral.” 

The show features fan favourites including Hallelujah, Time to Say Goodbye, You Are the Reason and of course, the song that started it all, The Prayer, alongside famous Andrew Lloyd Webber hits such as Memory and Music of the Night and more, while the endearing duo share fascinating insights into their experiences along the way.

Accidentally Viral – An Unexpected Musical Journey is produced by The CoLab Network in association with AEJ Music.

Written and directed by Kirsty Galliard, with musical direction by Kevin Greenberg, the show runs at 70 minutes with no interval.

It will delight both young and old alike with its beautiful music and compelling storytelling alongside the pair’s trademark banter.

“After sold out performances at both The Redhill Arts Festival and The Hilton Arts Festival 2022 we are happy to be performing again in Joburg at this hidden gem of a theatre,” says Adrian.

“We’ve had such fantastic audiences so far this year, and we are excited to be able to stage the show again in Johannesburg for all those who may have missed the Redhill Arts Festival,” Emma-Jean (now 13) explains. 

Following #RedFest2022 and #HiltonArtsFestival, Accidentally Viral will have two performances at Theatre in the Park in December and has already been booked for several other performances around the country.

Accidentally Viral is on stage at Theatre in the Park, situated at the Environmental Centre in Delta Park in Victory Park, Randburg, for two shows only;

  • Saturday 3rd December at 16h00 & 20h00

Tickets are just R180 and available for booking online at Theatre in the Park’s Website at https://theatreinthepark.co.za/tickets/

Why not make an afternoon or evening of it (depending on which show you book) by going through earlier to enjoy the pre-show entertainment, lunch / dinner, and drinks from their bar, sitting under the trees at Theatre in the Park, before the show begins.

View their delectable offerings on the website, which can either be pre-ordered and paid for with the tickets to save time on the day, otherwise purchase at the theatre upon arrival.

The venue opens 2 hours before each show – opening at 2pm for the matinee and 6pm for the evening show.

Co-Producer Collett Dawson of The CoLab Network concludes; “It is heartwarming as a producer to see the incredible response Accidentally Viral receives each and every time its staged, no matter where in the country. 

Along with AEJ Music, I am thrilled we were able to heed the Jozi fans’ requests for more shows. It’ll be a wonderful way to end the year on a high in the city before the duo hits the road, and while we plan for an even bigger 2023 for the duo!” 

Visit the Theatre in the Park Website for more information & tickets at https://theatreinthepark.co.za/

Follow Adrian & Emma-Jean Music Online:

Facebook:           https://web.facebook.com/adrianandemmajeanmusic

Instagram:          https://www.instagram.com/adrianandemmajeanmusic/

YouTube:             https://www.youtube.com/c/AdrianEmmaJeanGalliardMusic

Website:              https://aejmusic.com

Tik Tok:                https://www.tiktok.com

Spotify:                https://open.spotify.com/artist/6CwWvzbXDhbEkxGKK29kDZ?si=eqG2xbbmRbOSNE5hVg2Cvw&fbclid=IwAR2fLZUSrV64r22bnZDvmRDV31lfAScW1L1ZKWnlbptleW6nn9jGAjT2KNU&nd=1

Apple Music:      https://music.apple.com/…/adrian-and-emma…/1565925725

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