Death of An Actress archiveThe up and coming star of her generation has been having an affair with her producer. She is murdered and her composer husband has been convicted of the murder. In prison he has written an 'ode to her soul', 'Remembrance'. The music has captured the public imagination. It is also working a subtle revenge on the producer. It is a tale of simple love and love that cannot speak its name, confession and concealment, jealousy and revenge both violent and insidious. It seems frank and direct, with characters speaking straight to the audience but as it focuses on one story from three points of view the picture becomes ever more complicated. It is a play of startling twists that challenges any notion of an absolute truth. Written in modern Byronic rhyming couplets, the language is completely naturalistic yet formalised by the verse. Rehearsed Reading


Author: David Bridel
Company: The Lions Part
Director(s): Duncan Law, Tamsin Lewis (music)
Music: Roy Bokhour
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Death of An Actress

Death of An Actress (Play) production archive for QTIX code T1352697584. Details of all Death of An Actress archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S922881803

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7 Mar 03Southwark Playhouse
Inner London
Greater London

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