The Tragedy of Mariam – Elizabeth Cary
Part of Royal Holloway’s Mariam Project
Directed by Rebecca McCutcheon
First performance – St John’s Church, Burford, June 2013 as part of the Burford Festival
Subsequent performance – Peckham, August 2013
Two site specific explorations of The Tragedy of Mariam by Elizabeth Carey.
Sound design includes fragments of text from the script to create atmospheres in the spaces, focussing on the use of conflict between the female characters in the play.
To Diana’s Earthly Deputess
Text taken from Elizabeth Carey’s introduction to the Tragedy of Mariam
Burford – S,Mz 1, Mz 2, Mz 3, Bari
Peckham – S, Mz 1, Mz 2, A 1, A 2
Choral music created using text by the playwright to bring actors, in different parts of the space together. Inspired by the church setting of the Burford performance and translated to the gallery space in Peckham to explore the harmony and contrast with the spaces.