Memorial by Alice Oswald | Brink Productions
"[Memorial]... contains a passion and majesty that is transporting, and transcendent."
★★★★★ The Guardian (UK)
"a transcendent piece of theatre"
★★★★★ The Stage (UK)
‘Magnificent … transcendentally beautiful … unutterably moving’
★★★★ Limelight Magazine (Australia)
WORLD PREMIERE The Dunstan Playhouse, 1-6 March 2018
Memorial had its world premiere at the 2018 Adelaide Festival. In September 2018 it toured to rave reviews as the headline act of the Brisbane Festival, followed by an acclaimed season at one of the world’s leading cultural institutions in London, the Barbican Centre. Conceived, commissioned, developed, created and premiered from and in South Australia, this grand theatrical vision boasts acclaimed local, national and international artists gathered together in an innovative multi-artform collaboration incorporating momentous community engagement.
CONCEPT Chris Drummond and Yaron Lifschitz DIRECTOR Chris Drummond COMPOSER Jocelyn Pook MOVEMENT Yaron Lifschitz DESIGN Michael Hankin COSTUMES Renate Henschke LIGHTING Nigel Levings SOUND Jane Rossetto ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR Benjamin Knapton MUSIC DIRECTOR Jonathan Peter Kenny CHORUS MASTERS Christie Anderson and Carol Young PRODUCER Lee-Anne Donnolley
ACTOR Helen Morse DANCERS Tobiah Booth-Remmers, Lina Limosani and Larissa McGowan MUSICIANS Zoe Barry, Louis Cann, Karen de Nardi, Quentin Grant, Jonathan Peter Kenny, Kelly McCusker, Laura Moody, Melanie Pappenheim, Siobhan Owen, Belinda Sykes and Tanja Tzarovska SOLDIER CHORUS featuring Aurora and The Festival Statesmen with members of La La Land, Tutti Choir and Poco Tutti, Choral Grief and the SOSA chorus.
This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body. This project has been assisted by the Australian Government’s Major Festivals Initiative in association with the Confederation of Australian International Arts Festivals Inc., Adelaide Festival, Brisbane Festival and Melbourne Festival. This project is supported by the Australian Government’s Anzac Centenary Arts and Culture Fund. This project is assisted by Arts SA - Independent Makers and Presenters - Major Commissions Fund. This project is co-commissioned by the Barbican and 1418 Now, WWI Centenary Art Commissions. Presented in association with Adelaide Festival Centre.