Full Length Musical, Drama / 8m, 3f
Leo Colston - a man haunted by the events of his past - vividly recalls his unwitting role acting as a go-between for the beautiful upper-class Marian and the tenant-farmer Ted.
Leo Colston - a man haunted by the events of his past - vividly recalls his unwitting role acting as a go-between for the beautiful upper-class Marian and the tenant-farmer Ted. Their illicit love affair drags young Leo into an adult world of passion and intrigue. This haunting, ambitious musical by Richard Taylor and David Wood is a deeply moving coming-of-age story, exploring the shadows the past can cast on the present. Based on the classic novel by L.P. Hartley, the West End production of this award-winning musical starred Michael Crawford.
Read our interview with Richard Taylor to learn more about the musical.
Reviews‘A wonderful new musical’ NEIL SEAN, NBC NEWS
‘A haunting new musical thrillingly alive, as delicate as it is beautiful’ THE STAGE
‘Enthralling, beautifully textured, remarkably moving, glorious’ THE INDEPENDENT
‘The score by Richard Taylor and David Wood is superb, with beautifully crafted shifts in tone’ DAILY EXPRESS
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- Time Period: 1950s, 1910s / WWI, 1900-1910
- Duration: More than 120 minutes (2 hours)
- Features / Contains: Period Costumes
- Vocal Demands: Moderate
- Orchestra Size: Piano Only
- Chorus Size: No Chorus
- Ensemble cast
- Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)
- Roles for Children
Music Material Rental Packages
20 Piano/vocal scores
No band parts available