20:10-20:50, Wednesday 16th September 2020

 

Music: John Sturt

Words: Sophia Chapadjiev

 

November 8, 2016. Deep in the bowels of a bunker in North Dakota, 20-some-year-olds Lieutenants Martinez and Walker have one job: follow protocol. If the phone rings, answer it, verify code, initiate launch. No room for error. No room for thought. Just wait for the call. A call that in fifty years has never come.  To pass time they play cards, have spitting contests, and try – try – not to think.  Above ground, a new president is about to be elected into office.  

 

Age range: 15+, some strong language

 

Produced by John Sturt and Sophia Chapadjiev

 

Venue: hopefully* The Cockpit, Gateforth Street, London NW8 8EH.

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On the same day:

Composer: John Sturt

Librettist: Sophia Chapadjiev

 

First Lieutenant Joseph Walker: Andrew Woodmansey

Second Lieutenant A.J. Martinez: Lawrence Gillians

The Trinity Set: Kerry Firth, Anna Marmion, & Kate Robson