Chester teenagers move audiences to tears during Quartz Youth Theatre’s modern opera
Audiences who attended a performance of a modern opera by Chester teenagers were ‘blown away’ and ‘moved to tears’ by the experience.
The opera, commenting on tensions around intolerance towards others, was composed by Matt Baker and Helen Newall for the Quartz Youth Theatre company from Theatre in the Quarter.
Based originally on the Prioress’ Tale from Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, the piece was reworked by the teenagers so it would speak to a modern audience and for the audience to reflect on the tensions which prevail in today’s world.
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