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© Mark Croasdale 2019

All About and to a Female Artist

ALL ABOUT AND TO A FEMALE ARTIST

PREMIERED NOVEMBER 2015, SALFORD ARTS THEATRE

Currently in development for 2020 REVIVAL with Birmingham Conservatoire. 

Thumb Contemporary Musical Ensemble and Salford Theatre Company in partnership with Salford City Council, Guinness Housing, Pendleton Co-operative, Salix Homes & University of Salford.

Composer Stuart Stevens

Conductor Dan Watson

Director Mark Croasdale

Orchestra Thumb Contemporary

 

CAST

Scott Berry

Jess Cummings

Rebekah Daven-Watson

Roni Ellis

A new work based on real-life letters received by Shelagh Delaney from strangers around the world after her debut play A Taste of Honey. This production combines elements of opera, musical, concert and theatre with actors, choir and orchestra sharing the stage to create a unique ensemble performance. 

"... another challenging piece... The four actors on the stage, along with Thumb contemporary music ensemble, narrate these letters and criticisms with a wit, grace and humour that often belies the true venom and desperation that lurks within the words written on the page." 

Quays News 

Thumb Contemporary Music Ensemble
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