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BIG NEWS! Our debut theatre production, Zandra, Queen of Jazz, has SOLD-OUT it's second run at Smock Alley Theatre's Boys' School this February after the hugely successful world premiere run in November!
Next up: we'll be taking Zandra to The Moat Theatre in Naas the 27th of March! Read on to find out more, watch the trailer, and book your tickets....
With just her sax and a suitcase, Zandra Mitchell joined a jazz band and toured the world. Born in Phibsborough, Dublin in 1903, she was Ireland’s first female saxophonist. While the twenties roared she found her way through Europe to Berlin. The dictators rose; the books burned; the bombs dropped…and Zandra played her sax.
Darn Skippy Productions present Zandra, Queen of Jazz — a play with original music, based on an extraordinary true story.
The early development of this piece was supported by an Emerging Artist Bursary from Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Arts Office; with further support from dlr LexIcon Library
Written and Performed by Roseanne Lynch
Directed by Katherine Soloviev
Original Music, Arrangements and
Sound Design by Richard Lennon
Costume and Lighting Design by Lianne O'Shea
Produced by Roseanne Lynch and Richard Lennon
in association with Katherine Soloviev
With Support by Jazz Ireland
Poster by Eugene Korolkov