18:30-19:30, Saturday 19th September 2020

 

Music and Words: Darren Berry

 

The Crocodile of Old Kang Pow is a comic opera set against the backdrop of fetid 18th Century Paris.

 

The Marquis De Sade has lost his libido and must find it or lose his head to the chopping block of Marie Antoinette. His quest takes him to a mythical world to petition its Crocodile God of fertility.  

 

By utilising opera, gospel, puppetry, elixirs, profanity, irreverence and high art with low morals, creator Darren Berry weaves an elaborate, engaging, cautionary tale. 

 

Age range: 13 upwards

Content Warning: Frequent use of strong language & sexual themes

 

Produced by Reptilian Productions 

 

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

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Cast:

 

Marie Antoinette, Queen of France and lover of de Sade: Caroline Kennedy

Marquis de Sade, A  Notorious sexual deviant: Edward Laurenson

Momolow, High Priestess of the Crocodile God: Susan Harriot

The Pure Ones, Acolytes of Lord O’felah: Emily Rainer, Zoe Devlin

Mystah Byegee, An itinerant Sorceror: Jackson Scott

Justine, Servant of de Sade: Heloise Werner/Angela Hicks

Lord O’felah, The Crocodile God Of Fertility: TBC

Narrator, A Narrator: Darren Berry

Creative Team

Composer/Writer: Darren Berry

Director: Ruth Ivo

Production Designer: Rosy Thomas

Marketing: Gus Robertson

Puppeteers: Drew Colby

Costume & Headdresses: Natasha Lawes

Special FX: Maria Cork

Cameras & Lighting: S&O Media