Re: FW: Twisted I Theatre Co. (electroacoustic soundtrack by Rob Mack ay)

Subject: Re: FW: Twisted I Theatre Co. (electroacoustic soundtrack by Rob Mack ay)
From: Rick Nance (
Date: Thu Oct 14 2004 - 09:07:45 EDT

umm... Abel

Rick Nance wrote:

> Funny how everyine schedules everything at the same time.
> Manchester: Friday -- Mantis
> Leeds: Saturday --Cain and Able
> London: Sunday --Agents of Impurity
> Heck you could go to all of them if there were trains.
> r
> Tim Howle wrote:
>> Twisted I Theatre Company (Only Northern Performance 2004)
>> present
>> Cain and Abel
>> ... a darkly comic tale of foul moods and sibling feuds ...
>> Performing @ The Performance Centre, University of Leeds - Bretton
>> Hall Campus, West
>> Bretton, Wakefield WF4 4LG Saturday 16th October 2004 @7.30pm
>> Box Office: 0113 3439246 Tickets: £4.50
>> Directed by Natasha Holmes (Tell Tale Hearts), set and puppet design by
>> Russell Dean (credits inc. Trestle Theatre Co.), soundtrack by Rob
>> MacKay, lighting design by Lars Jensen.
>> In an eerie house, where floorboards creak and shadows lurk in long
>> forgotten corners, live two strange men - brothers, bitter enemies....
>> Cain and Abel. Cain stalks around a house alive with mischief,
>> inventing ingenious ways to do away with his little brother. Poor Abel
>> awakes each morning to find himself reborn, unscathed. With their
>> sinister and overbearing mother, Eve, dabbling with creation, this
>> squabbling household finds itself ensnared in a fiendish and fantastical
>> tale that scampers and tumbles towards a startling end.
>> ŒSthe most auspicious, exciting and playful theatre company in the
>> region right now1 (Artscene – Yorkshire)
>> In a mesmerising piece that sees the buffoonery of Laurel and Hardy
>> dipped in the atmosphere of Poe, Cain and Abel takes a gripping look at
>> the darker side of family ties, sibling rivalry, the question of nature
>> versus nurture and human cloning.
>> '...packed with many delicious, imaginative tricks, weaving a world of
>> dark fairytale.' (BBC Bradford)
>> Twisted I combine dynamic physicality, puppetry, creative music
>> technology, extended vocal techniques with a set filled with trickery to
>> produce a textless, visual and aural storytelling theatre style to blow
>> your mind. Cain and Abel fluctuates between the grotesque, the comic,
>> the darkly atmospheric and the surreal.
>> We hope you find the experience unpleasantly enjoyable!
>> We are also performing at Jacksons Lane Theatre, London 13+14 Oct.
>> Details online.
>> Further details online. -- Twisted I
>> Theatre Company
>> Michael Addison, Jonathan Dixon and Nichola Jennings
>> 7 Bank Buildings, Meltham, Holmfirth. HD9 4BA
>> Tel:01484 359249
>> Visit us online at

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