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Carriageworks 245 Wilson St, Eveleigh NSW 2015

THE HOWLING GIRLS

CARRIAGEWORKS AND SYDNEY CHAMBER OPERA PRESENT

THE HOWLING GIRLS

In the weeks following the Sept 11 terrorist attacks, five teenage girls presented separately to hospitals in New York with identical symptoms. They couldn’t swallow, and believed that some debris or body part from the destruction had lodged in their throats. The surgeon who examined them discovered that their throats were constricted, but he could find no obstruction, debris, nor body parts.

Featuring a chorus of young girls and a set that wheezes like a giant lung, The Howling Girls is new chamber opera which unfolds as a slow-motion panic attack. A collaboration between composer Damien Ricketson, director Adena Jacobs and renowned soprano Jane Sheldon.

IMAGE: POLLY BORLAND

2017

IN DEVELOPMENT