The Queen Of Carnage, a dominatrix, surrounded yet alone, falls for a lowly male. In the making must there be a downfall?
This live art adaptation of Purcellâ€™s Dido & Aeneas interweaves the original score, libretto & narrative through soundscape, visual art, performance, opera & digital imagery Under the direction of performance artiste Sobriety Twist, expect a new take on a dark yet touching tale.
In this collaborative reworking of Purcellâ€™s classic, the boundaries of morality and love through gender non norms are explored & exposed.
Writer: Based on ideas from Henry Purcellâ€™s Dido & Aeneas
Artistic director & devisor: Sobriety Twist
Collaborators: Emma Blackwood (film & editing), Paul Blackwood (soundscape production), Izaskun Gonzalez (visual art installation), Amy Kingsmill (performance), Zoe Rixon (film & editing) – further artistes see website.
Running Time: 80 minutes
Book before 11th March and get 25% off adult tickets
This performance contains adult themes and projections which may have some strobe like effects.