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Ophelia: Madness (in blue)
The Kitchen
Bristol United Kingdom
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A music theatre production, celebrating the other story of a quiet, virtuous heroine.

Text from scenes in Hamlet by William Shakespeare
Music composed by Sergei Dreznin

Evening, Polonius drawing room. Ophelia enters. She bears a candle in remembrance for her three men, all perished: her brother Laertes and lover Hamlet, both slain in duel, following the untimely murder by Hamlets dagger of her father Polonius. Numbed by grief, she swallows herself with madness. For she longs for them. She wishes them at her side. She craves a word with them.

Ophelia wants to love and be loved.
And so it shall be.

In this extraordinary 45 minute work, originally composed in 1983 by acclaimed Russian pianist and composer Sergei Dreznin, audiences will hear the story of Shakespeares young maiden retold in song.

Combining blues, jazz and classical vocals, Elizabethan verse and cello and piano accompaniment, this lyrical reimagining of 'Hamlet' promises to enthrall, delight and move all.

Brought to you by an independent collective of some of Bristol and Londons finest young musical talents.

This marks the works professional premiere in the UK. It has been previously shown at Yale Drama and Guildford School of Acting, and has enjoyed performances in cities worldwide, including Moscow, New York and Vienna.

Ophelia: Sandra Kassman
Laertes: Jack Hamilton
Polonius: Shaun Wood
Hamlet: Tom Manson
Cello: George Owen

Director: Luce Dreznin
Musical Director/Piano: Harry Haden-Brown
Producer: Molly-Olivia Broad
Production Assistant/Set Designer: Kate Stokes
Marketing: Issy Phillips and Chelsey Cliff

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Location

The Kitchen (View)
Silver Street
Bristol BS1 2AG
United Kingdom


Categories

Arts > Performance
Arts > Theatre
Music > Blues
Music > Classical
Music > Jazz

Minimum Age: 12
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

Contact

Owner: Lucy Dreznin
On BPT Since: Nov 05, 2016
 
Lucy Dreznin
madnessinblue@gmail.com
 

Attendees

Elisa W.
Bristol United Kingdom
Nov 18, 2016 5:59 AM
Desiree R.
Bristol United Kingdom
Nov 18, 2016 5:59 AM
Talia G.
Radlett United Kingdom
Nov 17, 2016 8:47 AM
Anca P.
Radlett United Kingdom
Nov 17, 2016 8:47 AM
Sophie J.
Hungerford United Kingdom
Nov 17, 2016 8:19 AM
Frankie D.
London United Kingdom
Nov 17, 2016 3:34 AM

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