Maria MacDonell


Come in. Shut the door. Open the box.  An intimate tale of sewing and 1900s sexting, binding Glenesk to the Klondike Goldrush.


About the Show

I was involved in finding letters concealed behind a cabinet at the Glenesk Folk Museum , Scotland. This play comes from that experience.

The Curator, The Musician and The Man take audiences from the Angus glens to the Klondike goldrush during the turbulent years of the early twentieth century. Using original live music and archives the show conjures an onstage alchemy in which the unknown story of separated lovers becomes a quietly powerful allegory of global forces continuing to shape our lives and identity. It binds the past to the present, Scotland to the world, and in this time of invaded privacy questions the morality of reading such private mail and turning it into entertainment.   

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New Writing, Scots, International, Folk, Jazz, Traditional

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