Tromolo Productions in co-production with Tron Theatre presents
Music is Torture

Audio Described
World Premiere

18th - 20th May 2017

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Jake owns a recording studio. He’s been recording the same album with the same band for the past fifteen years. Everyone else gets the breaks. But Jake still has a ticket in the music industry lottery and unbeknown to him a potential windfall could be heading his way. He might just have to make a few... compromises.

Inspired by the research of musicologist and human rights campaigner Dr. Morag J. Grant into the use of music as means of torture in political conflict, Music Is Torture is a jet-black comedy set in Limbo Recording Studios, featuring live music and new songs from A Band Called Quinn.

Written by Louise Quinn
Directed by Ben Harrison

Sound Design Bal Cooke
Composer A Band Called Quinn
Producer Dani Rae

Post-show discussion Fri 19 March.

Please note this performance will include strobe lights, flashing lights and pyrotechnics. 

PROGRAMMED AS PART OF MAYFESTO 2017

Supported by Creative Scotland
Image: Mihaela Bodlovic

Reviews

About Biding Time (Remix)

'In the wake of David Bowie’s passing, pundits have had their eyes open for other examples of musicians who’ve aimed to break down the boundaries between art, pop and theatre. Look no further than Glasgow where Louise and her merry men have been, as they put it, “mixing up film, theatre & music like space socks at a psychedelic laundrette.' Tom Robinson (6Music)

‘Weird in the most delightful way’ **** The Times

‘musically compelling throughout’ **** The Scotsman

‘thought provoking, memorable, one-off stuff’ **** The Herald 

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