Music Theatre Wales: Somehow

© Music Theatre Wales
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Synopsis

Somehow is a love song to ourselves, to those we know and those we have yet to meet. It is an exploration of intimacy and relationships, not only between the music and movement, but between performer and audience. Reflecting on new forms and spaces for music theatre to exist within, writer and dancer Krystal S. Lowe and composer Jasmin Kent Rodgman have created a work that draws on the theatre of opera, the emotion and expression of lieder and innateness of dance. Blurring the lines between onstage and onscreen, Somehow hopes to offer a redefined operatic experience that embodies how we live today and our connections with one another.

Genre: Short, Opera

Welsh Connections

Writer / Director / Audio Description: Krystal S Lowe
Co-director / Composer: Jasmin Kent Rodgman
Contralto: Hilary Summers
Director of Photography: Jessie Rodger
Costume: Emma-Jane Weeks
Editor: Jessie Rodger
Audio Description Consultant: Tafsila Khan
Location: Newport
Commissioned by Music Theatre Wales
Funding: Arts Council of Wales

Technical Details

Length: 5 minutes
Language: English
Format: MOV/MP4
Certificate: Uncertified
Accessibility: AD and CC available in English and Welsh

Release

Date: 22nd October 2021

Other

Screened at:

  • Chapter Movie Maker
  • Snowcat Cinema, Penarth

Rights Holder: Music Theatre Wales
Contact: sarah@musictheatre.wales 

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