SELFIES

My latest project is a series of one- or two-hander mini-musicals, each one telling someone’s personal story. A receptionist’s first ever singing lesson; a young woman contemplating an arranged marriage; a hotel guest who’s checked in with no plans to check out again … every character has a tale to tell, and all those tales are linked, somehow, to the others. The first selfie introduces us to Melody Smart, who finds her first encounter with a singing teacher unexpectedly traumatic. ‘Melody’ is currently in rehearsal and will be staged in early 2019—watch this space …