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by  Alan Ayckbourn, John Pattison

Full Length Musical, Drama  /  4m, 5f

This futuristic musical is set in a small-town railway station, sometime all too soon. Harry Wooller, a vicar, is looking for sponsorship for his group's musical Mystery play. His call is intercepted by a dubious but immensely powerful source - Valda…

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    4m, 5f
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Fantasy
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Senior
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

This futuristic musical is set in a small-town railway station, sometime all too soon. Harry Wooller, a vicar, is looking for sponsorship for his group's musical Mystery play. His call is intercepted by a dubious but immensely powerful source - Valda/Valder who alternates between male and female forms. Artistry is soon compromised; this drastic interference forces the group to reveal their past deeds, and recognize the need for change.
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Production

Details

  • Time Period: The Future
  • Setting: A disused railway station.

Music

  • Vocal Demands: Moderate
  • Orchestra Size: Small/Combo

Casting

4m, 5f
M4 (30s, 40s, something else entirely) F5 (late teenage, late 20s, 40s, 60s, something else entirely
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Authors

Alan Ayckbourn

Alan Ayckbourn has spent his life in theatre, rarely if ever tempted by television or film, which perhaps explains why he continues to be so prolific. To date he has written 77 plays, and his work has been translated into over 35 languages, is performed on stage and television throughout the world, and has won countles ...

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John Pattison

John Pattison

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