An absurd tragi-comedy in two acts, the play follows a rootless man struggling to keep rein on his unreliable and rebellious mind as he recounts the story of his obsession with a jazz singer. Pathos overlaps with comedy and the surreal, presenting striking transitions in location and character, style and tone.
The Singer follows on Nick Joseph’s sell-out success with The Railway Plays in 2017. A Senior Lecturer at the University of Winchester, Nick directs Arthur Wood and Charlotte Teschner in The Singer, both Drama graduates, with technical and stage management provided by current Theatre Production undergraduates.
Tickets are now available from www.chesiltheatre.org.uk priced £11 with a concession for students at £7. There will also be an after show discussion on Thursday 29th November, when the team will happy to expand on all aspects of the production, especially the ins and outs of non-naturalistic theatre.
Chesil Theatre has promoted new writing for many years, most recently staging the 10x10 Festival of New Writing in October 2018, which featured ten new works by emerging and established writers.