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NEWS: Rehearsals underway for Unsinkable!

Rehearsals are now starting for theatre in the quarter's community production ofUnsinkable, in partnership with the Hammond School. This exciting large scale show commemorates the hundredth anniversary of the tragic loss of the Titanic.

Rehearsals are now starting for theatre in the quarter's community production ofUnsinkable, in partnership with the Hammond School. This exciting large scale show commemorates the hundredth anniversary of the tragic loss of the Titanic.

The company will consist of  community actors and choir from the Chester area, members of Theatre in the Quarter’s young people’s company Jigsaw Music Theatre, and A Level Theatre and Dance students from The Hammond School. Unsinkable (by Richard Wolfenden Brown and Matt Bakerwas originally created and performed by Jigsaw Music Theatre as a piece of work for the Merseyside Maritime Museum in 1997. It has since been performed by several youth theatre and community groups around Britain and Germany. It was  performed in London as Stagecoach Theatre Arts’ National Showcase production in 2009. 

The new production will be an exciting musical re-interpretation of this famous historical episode. It will be directed by Ruth Alexander Rubin, with musical direction by Matt Baker, design by Judith Croft, dance work by Katherine Jacob (Hammond).  Assistant Directors – Mandy Hatfield (Hammond) and members of Jigsaw Theatre Company Team

 Performances will be on 28 – 31 March at THE HAMMOND SCHOOL. 


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