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. 

*Read more here.

 

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Composer: Matthew Olyver

Director/dramaturg: Emma Jude Harris

Librettist: Sarah Sigal