Heart Strings: Bittersweet Love Stories
September 30, 2014 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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WordTheatre took the stage for its first performance in a three part series at the St. James Theatre.
Ian Hart (Boardwalk Empire, My Mad Fat Diary) read “Here We Aren’t, So Quickly” by Jonathan Safran Foer and “Room Service” by Ron Carlson.
Natascha McElhone (Californication, Fatal Attraction – Theatre Royal Haymarket) read “Roy Spivey” by Miranda July.
Rhashan Stone (Twelve Years A Slave BBC 4, The Smoke) read “Mrs. Thing” by Donald Hall.
Damien Molony (Being Human, If You Don’t Let Us Dream, We Won’t Let You Sleep – Royal Court Theatre) read “The Woman at the Window” by James Lasdun and “Angry” by Joyce Carol Oates.
Emma Hamilton (Richard II – Royal Shakespeare Company, The Tudors) read “Mrs. Thing” by Donald Hall and “Your Letter in an Envelope in the Mail” by Pamela Painter.
Gina Bellman (Leverage, Coupling) read “The Woman at the Window” by James Lasdun and “The Book” by Ben Loory.
Special accompaniment by violinist Lizzie Ball. Ball has a unique career as a violinist (and vocalist) positioned in the classical, jazz, latin and rock genres of music. She has performed as a featured artist and orchestral leader in major international venues that include Wigmore Hall, Berlin Philharmonie, Teatro Colon Buenos Aires, Southbank Centre, and in major Arts festivals in the UK, Europe, the US and Latin America. She has recorded for major record labels in this leader/feature artist role for artists such as Rick Wakeman, Russell Watson, Nigel Kennedy, and a posthumous recording as featured soloist of John Lennon’s last ever written song.
Directed by Cedering Fox. Produced by Cedering Fox and Kirsty Peart.