Thursday, July 25

Tag: Rebecca Giacopazzi

A Song of Songs – Park Theatre
London

A Song of Songs – Park Theatre

A ‘song of songs’ was developed by Berkley-based Ofra Daniel as a one-woman show in 2013. Originally called 'Love Sick’, It travels for its European debut to the Park Theatre supported by trained voices and dancing of Ofra Daniel, Laurel Dougall, Rebecca Giacopazzi, Shira Kravitz, Ashleigh Schuman, Joaquin Pedro Valdes and Matthew Woddyatt. The energetic four-women chorus superbly complements an orchestra that tugs at the heart with its sweet longing and tender overtures. Original songs written and performed by Ofra with an incredible diversity of instruments supported superbly by the sounds of the modern European Flamenco and Klezmer have the audience in raptures. It reminded me of an adaptation of the ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ with its youthful anticipation of marriage and community cele...