Look and listen to our audio slideshow with illustrations by Roger Holgate.  Songs performed by Seanna O'Neill and James Lyne.

 

SUNRISE

The Voyage to Satori

 

For Stage and Screen

Cast: 2M 1F 

 Running Time: One Hour (approx)

 

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Music by BB Cooper

                  Words and Illustrations by Roger Holgate

A musical interpretation of the classic short story “The Excursion to Tilsit”, by Hermann Sudermann.

 

Adapted from F.W. Murnau’s 1929 Academy Award winning, silent film, 'Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans'

         

                      The story is told through song and dance.

He is blinded by desire.  She opens his eyes. The hidden qualities of human nature are explored on their journey to enlightenment.

Enchanted by his exciting, new lover, he agrees to her plan to escape their life of tedium. He decides to take his wife on a last excursion to the city but, right from the start of their journey, he begins to discover that there is more to the shy, hapless, young woman than he could ever have imagined.

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