Pleasure

Wed 4 May 2016

PLAYHOUSE

£25 - £15*

Cast

Lesley Garrett - Val

Lesley Garrett

Val

Nick Pritchard - Matthew

Nick Pritchard

Matthew

Timothy Nelson - Nathan

Timothy Nelson

Nathan

Steven Page - Anna Fewmore

Steven Page

Anna Fewmore

Psappha - Ensemble

Psappha

Ensemble

Company

Composer Mark Simpson

Librettist Melanie Challenger

Conductor Nicholas Kok

Director Tim Albery

Set and Costume Designer Leslie Travers

Reviews

Pleasure

★★★★★
"Skill, variety and strong dramatic impulse… Its impact is immediate"

Pleasure

"the dramatic writing for Val as the opera progresses is impressively powerful, as is Lesley Garrett’s committed singing"

Pleasure

★★★★★
"a genuine coup: a glimpse of the numinal within sight of the urinal"

Pleasure

"a dark examination of the tragedy of hidden lives"