Tuesday, July 16

Tag: Chester Mystery Plays

The Chester Mystery Plays – Chester Cathedral
North West

The Chester Mystery Plays – Chester Cathedral

This is a very different theater experience set in the towering cathedral arches, played in traverse with audiences on both sides. Director John Young's artistic vision is bold, exciting, and inclusive, and we were spellbound by its color and energy. The professional production team is impeccable in their crafts. Matt Baker's atmospheric, glorious soundtrack with magnificent chorale work is so befitting of the majestic environment. Jess Curtis's design is imaginative and magical. Emma Briggs's choreography gives the piece fluidity and variety. Lighting (Aaron J Dootsan) and sound (Kieran Lucas) enhance all the different playing areas to full effect. But it is to the company of players I give the most praise - 200 performers, singers, and musicians drawn from all walks of life, give an ...