The Sum - a play with songs by Lizzie Nunnery

Sat 6 May to Sat 1 Jul 2017


£30 - £10

It’s the price you pay

Own Brand loaf                         [email protected]       0.69                             
Mild Cheddar                             [email protected]       1.52                             
Hours with Daughter               [email protected]       past bedtime    
New Tights                                 [email protected]       next week?                               
Time with Mum                        [email protected]       0.00                 

Total                                             Too steep                                
Change                                        Never enough  

Liverpool 2017. Eve has been doing the maths her whole life. But when the squeeze comes, how do you balance a life that doesn’t add up and a family that refuses to read the bottom line?

Lizzie Nunnery brings us a powerful play with songs, about finding a magic formula in hard times.


The Company Patrick Brennan, George Caple, Pauline Daniels, Laura Dos Santos, Emily Hughes, Tom Kanji, Asha Kingsley, Melanie La Barrie, Dean Nolan, Zelina Rebeiro, Keddy Sutton, Liam Tobin

Words Lizzie Nunnery

Music Lizzie Nunnery & Vidar Norheim

Director Gemma Bodinetz

Composer & Musical Director Vidar Norheim

Company Season Designers Molly Elizabeth Lacey Davies, Jocelyn Meall & Michael Vale

Company Season Lighting Designer Aideen Malone

Company Season Sound Designer Fergus O’Hare

Choreographer Charlotte Broom

Musician Martin Heslop

Associate Director Chris Tomlinson

Associate Lighting Designer Kay Haynes

YEP Assistant Director Chantell Walker

Company Season Casting Director Sam Stevenson


The Sum - a play with songs by Lizzie Nunnery

“Nunnery has captured both the zeitgeist of the present – the swirling uncertainty for some brought by austerity and political change, and some of the spirit of the old Everyman in this thought-provoking piece of theatre.”

The Sum - a play with songs by Lizzie Nunnery

"Thrillingly new, a powerful Everyman original that couldn’t have been born anywhere but here and now."

The Sum - a play with songs by Lizzie Nunnery

“It’s classic Everyman”
"With a dash of La La Land, shot through with Liverpudlian spirit."

The Sum // reviews

"Poignant, powerful and timely"
The Stage

"The Everyman’s new repertory company has impressed again”
Liverpool ECHO

Arts City Liverpool

Northern Soul

"The Sum offers us the hope we need to fight back."

"It's classic Everyman"

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