The Unravelling Fantasia of Miss H is a fusion of theatre, opera and in the stage performance, dance, telling the story of music mistress Mary, incarcerated in an asylum for 41 years. Samplers stitched by Mary Frances Heaton, on display in the Wakefield Mental Health Museum, inspired writer and composer Red Gray to tell her powerful and tragic tale.
The Unravelling Fantasia of Miss H
The performance features a cycle of songs especially composed and performed by Red Gray and Sarah Nicolls of Stitched-up Theatre on the extraordinary `Inside-out Piano’. The piece is directed by Zoe Bouras with choreography by Kate Webster who also performs and features lighting design by Kristina Hjelm and costume design by Rosie Whiting.