'Richard Hawley gets it!' Park Hill residents praise Sheffield musical

'Richard Hawley gets it!' Park Hill residents praise Sheffield musical
 

Residents of Sheffield’s Park Hill estate have been giving their verdict on a new musical that tells the story of the gigantic brutalist complex with songs by local troubadour Richard Hawley.
Written by Chris Bush, Standing at the Sky’s Edge – which shares the name of Hawley’s 2012 album – intertwines his lamenting love songs and screeching guitar solos with the stories of three families on the estate through three generations in the 1960s, 80s, and 2000s.
At the open dress rehearsal on Thursday, 87-year-old Kathleen Hill, one of the estate’s first residents, described the show as... read more

 
15 March 2019 in Art & Culture, Views: 43
Source: Guardian
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