Imagine if during your next function, one of the drink waiters bursts out a huge operatic note initiating thunderous applause, then promptly returns to his duties.
A short time later, a competitive second waiter decides to join the stage resulting in a singing duel that includes anything from Pavarotti to Dean Martin or Lloyd Webber to Puccini.
But the real fun is only just beginning.
To the further surprise of the audience a third waiter gate crashes, and the performance concludes in true "Three Tenors" style!
Introducing The Three Waiters
For more than a decade The Three Waiters, the world’s original and finest surprise singing waiters act, has wowed unsuspecting audiences worldwide. We even invented the flying napkins!
Unique in script and concept, the show has been over 11,000 times in 85 countries –
not only in English, but also translated and performed in French and Spanish.
Teams operate in Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, US and Asia.
The Three Waiters is not a "wacky waiters" show, but in fact quite the opposite. The show provides sophisticated, high quality entertainment made up of some of the best performers that opera and music theatre have to offer.
So what’s all the fuss about The Three Waiters?
The concept of The Three Waiters involves three talented and highly entertaining opera singers dressing and hoaxing as ‘real’ waiters before grouping together to take the audience through a very amusing, yet sophisticated show.
Subtly, the performers infiltrate the function as members of the ‘real’ waiting staff. However, all is not what it seems. The audience is given no clue of what is about to come. Over a period of time, to the surprise of the guests, an unexpected story unfolds culminating in a performance of true ‘Three Tenors’ style.
The structure and content of The Three Waiters suits a wide spectrum of audience taste by taking away the seriousness often associated with opera and adding an element of fun, spontaneity and surprise. With repertoire consisting of arias made famous by ‘the Three Tenors’ along with well-known songs from popular musicals, The Three Waiters has proven equally successful with an audience of football players through to the most discerning opera buffs.
Be it a dinner party of ten guests or a ballroom of two thousand, the structure of the show along with the vast repertoire and experience of each of the performers allows the act to be easily customized to suit your particular requirements.
The Three Waiters is made up of the best performers that opera and musical theatre have to offer. Each artist is chosen after an extensive audition process. Not only must they be vocally outstanding, but also possess a dynamic personality, with a flair for character-acting, timing and comedy.
Depending on your function, there are two performance options offered by The Three Waiters.
Option 1: Three Waiters
Performed to pre-recorded piano tracks. Most performances are done with this option.
Option 2: Three Waiters + Pianist
To enhance the ambience of your event we also offer the services of our pianist who plays background mood music throughout as well as performing for our show.
To help us obtain the highest standards during the performance, here is a list of requirements: We need to know:
Location of the event. Special entrances etc.
Catering contacts for uniforms and coordination of performance times
Running order of event (meal times, speeches, awards etc)
Nature of event (eg. product launch, Awards dinner, Anniversary, Christmas cocktails etc.)
Specific requests or thematic considerations.
Where applicable, flights and accommodation need to be provided by the client. We can also help you arrange production facilities (sound, lighting and staging) if need be.