Saturday, 26 December 2009

eclectic mix

National Theatre: Olivier
NATION by Terry Pratchett
Adapted for the stage by Mark Ravenhill

Director: Melly Still
Set Design: Melly Still with Mark Friend
Costume Design: Dinah Collin
Lighting Design: Paul Anderson
Projection Design: Jon Driscoll & Gemma Carrington
Composer: Adrian Sutton
Music Director: Martin Lowe
Fights: Paul Benzing

Great parallels here with NEVERLAND:
  • Island Stories 
  • Creation Myths
  • Disappearing Worlds
  • Dolphins & Mermaids
  • Sharks & Crocodiles
  • Burial Rites & Death
  • Rhymes & Song
  • Ritual & Ceremony
  • Art & Play
Photo: Johan Persson
Emily Taaffe as Daphne in NATION

Shaftesbury Theatre

Director: Jack O'Brien
Choreography: Jerry Mitchell
Music: Marc Shaiman
Lyrics: Scott Wittman & Marc Shaiman
Book: Mark O'Donnell & Thomas Meehan
Set Design: David Rockwell
Costume Design: William Ivey Long
Lighting Design: Kenneth Posner
Sound Design: Steve C. Kennedy
Wigs & Hair Design: Paul Huntley
Producers: Stage Entertainment UK Ltd

The structure and construction of Musical Theatre: wow!
Great fun...

Go see: Chloe Hart as Tracy Turnblad...


Photo: © 2003 Columbia Pictures Industries

Thought it worth a 'retrospective' cross-reference with our production of PETER PAN at South Hill Park, Bracknell: it was!

Photo: © 1984 Columbia Pictures Industries

Re-visitng the 1980's, sixth form friends, reminiscences and the films we went back to the cinema to see a dozen times..

Image: © 2009 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

Did everyone see this on the last day of the
Climate Change Conference
7 - 18 December 2009 ?

A preview at the summit might have proved useful...

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