A new score by Sarah for The Bells by Leopold Lewis. Booked at the Unity Theatre for Jan 2015
A mountain village with a terrible secret at its heart. Isolated by the worst snows for 20 years, villagers remember that earlier storm and the mysterious disappearance of a foreign merchant.
A rare chance to see a brilliant adaptation of the classic Victorian melodrama.
Sarah is musical director and has been commissioned to compose music for this new production of The Bells. A translation by Leopold Lewis of the 1887 play The Polish Jew by Erkmann-Chatrian.
Live music and songs will feature in this new adaptation by Deborah McAndrew performed by a 10 piece ensemble with Mathias played by Mike McCormack.
“The bar is set high from the off. The band – visible on stage throughout – adds a real sense of atmosphere to proceedings, whether it’s through folk song or old fashioned sound effects; and the company excel themselves, as the play transforms from a simple-seeming tale of village life to a vivid, fantastical dreamscape.”