The Doll's House
Composer: Stephen Eddins
Librettist: Vincent de Tourdonnet
Other Artistic Personnel: Derrick Chua, Producer; Vincent de Tourdonnet, Director; Grant Wenaus, Musical Director; Jennifer Triemstra, Set and Costume Designer
Original Cast: Premiere: Barbara Barsky as Isabel, Tracy Michailidis as Kezia. Tapestry workshop (August 2000): Isabel: Tamara Hummel, soprano; Kezia: Rebecca Haas, mezzo-soprano; John Farah, piano; Wayne Strongman and Michael Albano, animateurs
Premiere Date: June 07, 2002
Producing Company: Theatre Non Nobis
Description: Edwardian England: Two sisters, Isabel and Kezia, are playing with their doll's house. Their innocent play turns shockingly sinister as they use their dolls to enact the cruelty and humiliation inflicted by the wealthy on their household servants. They end their play dreaming happily of the day when they will grow up and have just such a household.
Comments: The Theatre Non Nobis production was nominated for seven 2003 Dora Mavor Moore Awards (Toronto Theatre Guild), including Outstanding New Musical and Outstanding Sound Design/Composition. This was part of Snappy Tales: Short Satirical Musicals.
Length: 00:04
Orchestration: pf
Musical Style: melodramatic, in the tradition of music of silent films
Contact: Stephen Eddins
Address: 943 Sheridan, #4
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
E-mail Address: jseddins@comcast.net
Phone: 734-483-2524
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