A Life in Monochrome - The Space

Pro reviewers average 2014-11-26 Step off the DLR and into a long forgotten world, spilling from the silver screen and straight into The Space Arts Centre. Indulge as the dirty jazz sound of saxophone, drums, guitar, clarinet and piano cross and tangle with the classically beautiful so... Step off the DLR and into a long forgotten world, spilling from the silver screen and straight into The Space Arts Centre. Indulge as the dirty jazz sound of saxophone, drums, guitar, clarinet and piano cross and tangle with the classically beautiful sound of cello, harp, flute and viola…   A Life in Monochrome is the classic tangled murder mystery, filled with jealously, crime, sexual tension and jazz; intensified by the strain of The Great Depression and the excess drinking which accompanied it, as the chains of prohibition were lifted. Follow as Detective Bradshaw attempts to solve the case of Susan Lyons, a young girl intoxicated by the city who learnt how to manipulate everyone she met and came to a sticky end.   “A sensory and evocative homage to American cinema” – www.ethnicnow.com “Visionary… I felt real shivers up the spine” – A Younger Theatre Blind Tiger aims to explore the duality of words and music, actor and musician and dream and reality to produce dynamic, mischievous theatre. The unique experience Blind Tiger creates is one in which story and music are not separate entities, but work in unison, heightening the atmosphere and engulfing the audience. Be brave and get bitten…   3.0
Running dates from Jul 17 2012 to Jul 28 2012
Theatre The Space
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Genre Thriller
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Step off the DLR and into a long forgotten world, spilling from the silver screen and straight into The Space Arts Centre. Indulge as the dirty jazz sound of saxophone, drums, guitar, clarinet and piano cross and tangle with the classically beautiful sound of cello, harp, flute and viola…

 

A Life in Monochrome is the classic tangled murder mystery, filled with jealously, crime, sexual tension and jazz; intensified by the strain of The Great Depression and the excess drinking which accompanied it, as the chains of prohibition were lifted. Follow as Detective Bradshaw attempts to solve the case of Susan Lyons, a young girl intoxicated by the city who learnt how to manipulate everyone she met and came to a sticky end.

 

“A sensory and evocative homage to American cinema” – www.ethnicnow.com

“Visionary… I felt real shivers up the spine” – A Younger Theatre

Blind Tiger aims to explore the duality of words and music, actor and musician and dream and reality to produce dynamic, mischievous theatre. The unique experience Blind Tiger creates is one in which story and music are not separate entities, but work in unison, heightening the atmosphere and engulfing the audience.

Be brave and get bitten…

 

Director David Shopland
Company Blind Tiger Theatre Company