Lands of Glass Summerhall
PERFECTLY suited to one of the old Dick Vet's little lecture theatres,
It is a tale of a glassworks, its proprietor, his wife, and his workers and ambitions. Director
But what makes the show really special is the music. Jazz drummer
Theirs is the sort of theatre of words that tells you what it is doing and then does it, its emotional impact sneaking into your subconscious by stealth through what at first seems like straight descriptive narrative.
The pair set the scene well,placing themselves as the middle- class incomers to the underside of a city so successfully re- marketed this summer, before taking on the characters of two of the men they met on their first visit to the shelter - and, we learn, have not been seen there since.
Parker's character is a Californian who has ended up in
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Lands of Glass