Produced by Warszawskie Towarzystwo Sceniczne
Thursday 16th 19:00 – 19:55
The Place, 17 Duke’s Rd, London, WC1H 9PY
Workshopped extracts from an opera about obsessive fantasies, based on William Wharton’s debut novel. Al grew up with Birdy in a working-class neighbourhood. Al watches his best friend after the war as PTSD traps Birdy inside his own mind. His magical mind means that his fantasies become his reality. Flashback sequences of their youth help Birdy get back to reality, reveal his mysterious mind, and explore his fascination with all types of birds.
The show hopes to evaluate the human voice’s potential when supported by live electronics. Birdy is obsessed with canaries, and the leading voice parts are based on digitally transformed recordings of their song.
£7.50 in advance online, £9.50 in person/on phone/ on the door at the venue.
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Participants: Karol Nepelski