"Imagine" a New Perspective Into John Lennon's Life

October 16, 2014 6:59 PM

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"Imagine" a New Perspective Into John Lennon's Life

Starting this week, Beatlemania lives once again with last night's opening of Lennon: Through a Glass Onion at the Union Square Theater in New York. The latest tribute to part of the most famous and celebrated band of the 20th century is the passion project of U.K. born, turned Aussie actor and singer, John R. Waters. Waters' vision is to tell John Lennon's life not through his role as a rock idol - but as a real and fallible man, searching, somewhat unexpectedly, for a meaningful life.

Occurring in the seconds it took for the bullets shot by Mark David Chapman to ultimately kill Lennon outside The Dakota in 1980, the story stands as a "life flashed before my eyes" experience for theatergoers. However, as simplistic and cliché as the concept may sound, the perspective shared in tho...

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