A jazz singer, a tortured soul...Thursday 10th April 7:30pm, Friday 11th April 2pm & 7:30pm, Saturday 12th April 7:30pm, The Old Joint Stock Pub and Theatre.
Playing Life combines live jazz and compelling original drama.
Playing Life...a compelling one-woman show which explores how the character, Louise, has found the courage to move on from her past, making a successful career for herself as a jazz singer.
Playing Life is set into the backdrop of Louise's show at a jazz club. She arrives for work bedraggled: both emotionally and due to the rain which has soaked her spirit through to the core. As she goes through the motions of preparing to perform she reveals the dark secrets of her stolen childhood, and how a love for jazz has both enabled her to express herself, and relate to, and ultimately understand, if not forgive, the mother who abused her.
Sudden Productions create thrilling, true to life and uncompromising theatre, film & arts projects, striving to give the highest artistic standards to make their work an enriching experience, relevant and accessible to all. The company collaborates with a wide variety of artists - emerging talents, experienced creative teams and international artists.
'Louise, according to the blurb, 'lives for jazz'. An excellent singer, she uses music as an outlet for her problems, and as the play develops we soon realise the wealth of problems she faces.' Three Weeks 4 STARS
'Grabs you and holds you tight. Here’s fringe theatre at its best.' Reviews Gate
10 -12 April 7.30pm
Matinee on Friday 11th April @ 2pm
Box Office open 11am to 5pm Mon-Fri and from 2pm on a performance Saturday
Theatre:0121 200 0946
OxBoffice:0845 680 1926
For a reservation email here.
Further info here!
Running time 60 min
The Old Joint Stock Pub and Theatre
4 Temple Row West, Birmingham, B2 5NY
Tickets: £10/£8 conc.
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