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Woman at Point Zero
'A privileged first look at an arresting new piece of music theatre...choreographed by director Maria Koripas'
'movement was stunning... a really successful combination of all its varied ingredients into a serious work of art'
Oliver Butterworth, Musicstage
'So rich and well integrated I absolutely am in awe'
Ying Tan, Curator
'loved how inventive it was...the movement direction with the musicians, for example, was brilliant…such raw,
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
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