2hr | AD | An adaptation of Jonathan Larson’s autobiographical musical. The film follows Jon, a young composer who’s waiting tables at a New York City diner while writing what he hopes will be the next great American musical.
Who’d have thought that Italian shepherds busking at Christmas could impact on seasonal music more broadly? There are a number of historic accounts demonstrating its influence on composers through to the 19th century.
Since the first publication of Theodor Seuss Geisel’s story How the Grinch Stole Christmas there have been numerous adaptations. Looking back at some of these, this lecture considers our cultural fascination with the act of adaptation.
2hr 59 | AD | Two years after his wife’s unexpected death, Yusuke Kafuku, a renowned stage actor and director, receives an offer to direct a production of Uncle Vanya at a theatre festival in Hiroshima.
A brand new group for scriptwriters, artists, theatre, radio and film lovers. You don’t need any experience, just come along and meet some like-minded creative people for inspiration, discussion and encouragement.