The play documents the story of the AC/DC signer through his various bands - including the Spektors, the Valentines and Fraternity - before he went on to become the second singer for AC/DC.
Musician/actor Nick Barker scored the role of Bon, while Australian rock legend Doug Parkinson tells part of the story; Parkinson and Scott started their careers in the pubs of Australia at the same time.
The show was written by Andrew Barker, who also produced “The Man In Black – The Johnny Cash Story” and “The John Denver Story – Take Me Home Country Roads.”
In a new interview with Undercover, Barker explains his approach to playing the rock legend.
“I come at it from a fan’s point of view,” says Nick. “It’s more of me talking about the first time I saw Bon Scott on Countdown; where I was at – at the time – and what it meant to me in that whole world of Bay City Rollers and all these bands my sisters were mad keen on. All of a sudden, I had something they hated and I loved, and what it meant to me as a 13 year-old.”
The play has a two-week residency at the Anthenaeum Theatre in Melbourne from July 12.
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