Marianne Dreams (2012)
VIDEO DESIGN FOR THEATRE
Written by Moira Buffini, based on the novel by Catherine Storr
Dir. Anna Newell, Replay Theatre Company
The Lyric Theatre, Belfast and regional tour
Marianne is ten years old, and sick with a fever. Bed-ridden and constantly attended to by Mother and a crisply efficient doctor, she relieves the tedium by drawing pictures. At night, dreaming, Marianne finds herself outside the house that she has sketched earlier. There is a boy in it. But who is he? And why can he not come down from his first-floor window to see her?
A breathtaking animated world adventure for young adults.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
Irish Theatre Magazine
This production is virtually flawless. It feeds generously that youthful sense of mystery and fantasy we so easily lose as adults, and does so in a visual language which an immaculately attentive audience of 250 local schoolchildren clearly found engrossing