Photos by Lucas Marti of the scratch 30 min showing of Tonseisha – The Man Who Abandoned the World, based on the play Tonseisha by Erik Patterson, shown at Rough for Opera.
Thanks to Second Movement for producing the evening. Some information on the project is available on saltpeter’s work in progress website here and on our public team pinboard here.
The dress I’m wearing was designed by Satoshi Date, for the piece.
Jamie Wood, playing Richard Brautigan.
Philippa Boyle sings soprano and plays another Yukiko.
Composer Kim B Ashton plays the typewriter.
Pianist Kate Whitley and flautist Ilze Ikse.
Sean Patterson, opposite me, plays Michael.
Gary Merry, Kim B Ashton and I sit on the panel post-show, chaired by Professor Paul Barker (Central School of Music and Drama).