The Immigrants - Lyth Arts Centre - 8th May 2016
2nd May 2016
THE IMMIGRANTS MAY 8, 2016.
1665. An Irish immigrant is forcibly removed from his native land to set sail on a slave ship heading for Barbados. An unlikely bond is established on his journey across the Atlantic where Africa meets Ireland.
1900. Henrietta, a carpenter's wife in Missouri establishes a special bond with her black house servant as she struggles with the death of her children and a dysfunctional marriage. This story is about individuals bridging the wide abyss of time, space and history, breaking through the thick boundaries of race to find friendship.
We present this play as a work in progress and look forward to its return to Scotland as a fully-worked production.
DATE: May 8, 2016
TIME: 3:00 pm
LENGTH: 1 hour
AGE SUITABILITY: 14+
LOCATION: Lyth Wick Scotland KW1 4UD
Join us for a performance by Hebrides Ensemble's Huw Watkins and some of the finest young musicians from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Acclaimed pianist and composer, Huw, will be joining RCS students as part of the Ensembles' Hebrides Academy programme, which offers expert coaching and performance opportunities to musicians and composers.
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