19:00-19:45, Monday 14th September 2020
Music: Matthew Olyver
Words: Sarah Sigal
1861. America is plunged into civil war. The country’s first female detective Kate Warne procures a job spying for the Union Army with the Pinkerton National Detective Agency.
2019. Climate change has created a new market for private security firms like Pinkerton. Data analyst Leslie Jordan begins to question the role the Agency is playing in the emerging new world order.
Allan Pinkerton tells a tale of hauntings, two women and a nation in crisis.
The Agency is an urgent new eco-noir opera.
All ages (mostly adults)
Produced by Olyver New Music Collective
Venue: hopefully* The Cockpit, Gateforth Street, London NW8 8EH.
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Composer: Matthew Olyver
Director/dramaturg: Emma Jude Harris
Librettist: Sarah Sigal