Written during the recent events of war in the Middle East, the piece is intended to be at the same time lyrical, absurd, humorous and profane. A ten minute overture has been staged in Stratford-upon-Avon, commissioned by The Royal Shakespeare Company’s New Works Festival 2005.
“At some very basic level imperialism means thinking about, settling on, controlling land you do not possess, that is distant, that is lived on and owned by others” Edward Said, ‘Culture and Imperialism’
- Four Soloists ”“ Act 1:
- Genie Angel, Asja, Bread Bomber and Professor Lizard
- Chorus of 10 singers ”“ Act 1:
- Boardroom Burblers
- One Puppet and puppeteer
- String Quartet
- Drums and Percussion
- Video Projections
Bread, Bath, Boardroom & Bloody Murder is a contemporary performance event.