Saturday, April 13

Tag: Are You As Nervous as I Am?

Are You As Nervous as I Am? – Greenwich Theatre
London

Are You As Nervous as I Am? – Greenwich Theatre

‘Are you as nervous as I am?’ Peggy asks the audience before she sings her last song of the evening. Directed by Phoebe Barran, the play looks at the life of two strong women, Peggy and Janet as they find their ways in the world into the world using music, love and compassion.  The play essays the journey of two sisters- Peggy and her older sister, Janet who are forced apart by their abusive mother. The play traces the journey of the reconnection of the sisters which empowers them both in different ways. As the play unfolds, the lead character, Peggy Starr comes to accept herself as she is. Her music articulates her freedom and her experience of using her music to come to terms with her life is quite powerful. The musical subtly communicated the therapeutic superpower of mus...