Chair & Can You Hear The Music

by Edward Bond (Chair) & David Campton (Can You Hear The Music)

directed by Ian Wilson (Chair) & Rachael Courage (Can You Hear The Music)

Performed at the

Maskers' Studio Theatre


20th to 24th March 2012


Directed by Ian Wilson

Alice and Billy share the same living space. The space they share is grey and poorly lit except for a sliver of daylight that comes through that part of a window which is not curtained off. The walls are bare, except or the child's drawings that festoon a wall. Alice is at the window looking down on something happening in the street below. Billy sits at a table drawing. Although Billy is full-grown, there is something in his sing-song voice and spasmodic movements that suggest he is not physically or emotionally developed and it becomes clear that the drawings on the wall are his ...

Alice Marie McDade
Billy James Norton
Soldier Ruben Sanchez Garcia
Prisoner Hazel Burrows
Officer Kate Grundy
Production Team
Stage Manager Kathryn Salmon
ASM Robert Osborne
Lighting Jamie McCarthy
Sound Stuart Gray
Wardrobe Susan Wilson
Set Design Ian Wilson

Can You Hear The Music
Directed by Rachael Courage

Everyone has a dream, and the 6 mice in the attic are no exception. But when the invisible piper's music beckons them, they all recall the frightening tale told on grandmouse's knee about another time the piper's music played and of its terrible consequences. What will they do when the music lures them? Is the power of their dreams too strong a pull to resist? What about Tattymouse who is old and deaf and can't hear the music?

Housemouse Mary Hamilton
Gigglemouse Suze Avery
Eldermouse Paul Baker
Pricklemouse William Baggs
Fussmouse Karl Browning
Tattymouse Chris
Production Team
Production Manager Chris Baker
Stage Manager Kathryn Salmon
ASM Robert Osborne
Lighting Jamie McCarthy
Sound Stuart Gray
Wardrobe Chris Baker
Set Design Andy Burrows and Rachael Courage
Original music Kate Courage

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