Mavra: Parasha is in love with Vassili, but they are finding it difficult to meet. Her mother is struggling to find a replacement for the maid, Thecla, who has died. Then Parasha has a brainwave.
Kelly Robinson’s production was deftly choreographed and benefited from a marvellously chaotic set by Bridget Kimak which emphasised the cataclysmic effect that the loss of the previous servant had wrought on the household. Hyperbolic towers of dirty dishes balanced precariously over 50s television set, while a corner of the set was dedicated to a pile of dirty laundry that would have made even the most stereotypical of students blush… Dominic Lowe (bachtrack.com)
Guildhall School of Music & Drama
Dominic Wheeler conductor
Kelly Robinson director
Bridget Kimak designer
Declan Randall lighting designer