MAIRI CAMPBELL: PULSE (THE PLAY) and CONCERT
4th September 2016
Straight from her acclaimed run at Edinburgh Fringe Mairi Campbell brings her show Pulse to Lyth Arts Centre.
A homecoming in viola, voice, movement, animation and storytelling, Pulse is the story of award-winning musician Mairi Campbell's quest to heal cultural wounds. From classical training at London's Guildhall, to love and danger in Mexico and discovering step-dancing in Cape Breton. Co-devised and directed by Kath Burlinson.
Pulse will be followed by a short concert set of Mairi's songs.
‘Bare and unabashed honesty...by the end of Pulse you’ll feel transformed.’ Three Weeks
*‘Exquisite blend of skill, art, vitality and expression...Join [Campbell] and be uplifted.’ Musical Theatre Review
*Campbell "becomes a bold chameleon in her own back-story, switching characters as she goes... On a stage bare but for a rough-hewn pendulum - its flat stone culled from her family’s croft - Campbell opens her throat in a spirit of belonging that is ancient and modern, and life affirming for all of us." Mary Brennan, Herald
DATE: September 20, 2016
TIME: 8:00 pm
LENGTH: 2 Hours
AGE SUITABILITY: 12+
LOCATION: Lyth Wick Scotland KW1 4UD
VENUE: Lyth Arts Centre
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