Cordelia at The Street

johnboy 24 October 2011


Little Dove is bringing a new show Cordelia to the Street Theatre for a short run:

Tapping into eternal themes of love, family and mortality, Canberra-based director Chenoeh Miller has created an immersive visual, live art experience driven by the stories and tribulations of a twisted royal family plagued by secrets and jealousy.

Serving as a contemporary prequel to Shakespeare’s iconic King Lear, Cordelia follows three sisters through the eyes of the King of France, navigating their way through a harrowing dreamlike retelling of their pasts.

Cordelia extends on Miller’s bold, visual and experiential theatre style by amalgamating exquisite imagery, wild storytelling, ironic humor, heightened physical spectacle and images and sounds from an 80’s childhood. What results is a time-warped world that swirls in and out of the past, present and future, illuminating a young woman’s journey to love, truth and freedom.

Conceived and Directed by Chenoeh Miller
Produced by Dave Sleswick | Motherboard Productions
Production Design by Imogen Keen
Lighting Design by Hartley T A Kemp
Choreography by Cristina de Mello
Dramaturgy by Peter Matheson
Stage Management by Ali Clinch
Poetry by Jenny Morris
Graphic Design by John Feely

Co-devised and Performed by Rowan Davie, Erica Field, Hadley, Noa Rotem, Peta Ward and Janine Watson

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