The (Imaginary) Misogynist
Guildhall School final-year actors star in this wildly comic satire
6 - 16 February 2017 / 19:30, 14:00
Milton Court Studio
By Tamsin Oglesby Tamsin Oglesby
director Sophie Thomas
designer Chris Needle
lighting designer*Bryan Novelo Patton
Number 15 is unanimously chosen as first trumpet in a blind audition. She turns out to be a woman. The leader of the orchestra turns out to be a misogynist. The next twelve years of her life turn into a living hell as he tries to get rid of her in this wildly comic satire on prejudice, power and the people in its thrall.
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