Photo Flash: BRITTEN IN BROOKLYN Opens Tonight in the East End
Directed by Oli Rose, Britten in Brooklyn will play for a strictly limited season of 21 performances from 31 August - 17 September.
The bohemian lifestyle of Benjamin Britten, WH Auden, Carson McCullers and Gypsy Rose Leein the artistic community at 7 Middagh Street starts to unravel as World War II becomes a brutal reality. Exiled in America for his beliefs and a national disgrace Benjamin Britten must decide which way his conflicted political ideals lie but the constant parties, doomed affairs andJohn Dunne, the mysterious stranger provide an easy distraction.
Based on true events, the World Premiere of Zoe Lewis's passionate and thought-provoking play takes place in the beautiful and unique setting of Wilton's Music Hall.
On the creative team are: Director Oli Rose, Set and Costume Designer Cecilia Carey, Lighting Designer Peter Harrison, and Musical Director and Sound Designer Dom James. Produced by Jimmy Jewell and Positive Entertainment in association with Wilton's Music Hall.
For more information, visit www.britteninbrooklyn.com.
Photo Credit: Marc Brenner