The Songbird

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  • 6 August 2010

This article is from 2010.

The Songbird

Giant Productions's sound poetry at the Botanic Gardens

Glasgow’s Giant Productions makes its Fringe debut with this interactive tone poem about an exotic songbird captured by a ruthless logger. Set against the stunning backdrop of the Botanic Gardens, and performed by a pianist, cellist and two actors, the story is told through ‘sound poetry’ – a specially developed language of sound, accessible to all – and ‘sensory performance techniques’. Be prepared to see, hear and feel.
Royal Botanic Garden, 226 0000, 19–28 Aug (not 24), 4.30pm (plus 1.30pm on 20–22 & 26–28), £9.

The Songbird

Giant join forces with acclaimed composer David Paul Jones for a unique and innovative development in musical theatre for everyone over 8 years. 'The Songbird' follows the tale of an extraordinary exotic bird that is captured in the tranquil solitude of the forest by a ruthless logger, captivated by her song. Using…


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