Woman at Point Zero
'A privileged first look at an arresting new piece of music theatre...choreographed by director Maria Koripas' Bill Barclay
'movement was stunning... a really successful combination of all its varied ingredients into a serious work of art'
Oliver Butterworth, Musicstage
'loved how inventive it was...the movement direction with the musicians, for example, was brilliant…such raw, mesmerising power’ Kate Church, Director & Producer
Composer Bushra El Turk
Librettist Sabrina Mahfouz
Director / Choreographer Maria Koripas
Singer/Firdaus/ Co creator Merit Stephanos
Woman at Point Zero is a highly charged movement-based opera inspired by the seminal novel by Egyptian author, feminist and doctor Nawal el Saadawi, about her encounter in a Cairo prison with Firdaus, a prostitute condemned to death for murdering her pimp.
Photo gallery is work in progress performance at Clean Break and LSO St. Luke's for the
Royal Opera House / Shubbak Festival.
Photos and Trailer: Merass Sadek