A brand new show from Soap Soup Theatre (makers of The Snow Baby, The Pixies' Scarf and The Owl & The Pussycat's Treasury of Nonsense) suitable for ages 7+
A paper heart is caught in the wind. It flutters from the fingers of a little girl who had been practicing writing her name on it: MathildaMathilda. The heart lifts and the breeze blows it into the air.
On the hill, overlooking the sea, Nelly’s works in her artist’s studio. A twin who has lost her sister. Their childhood doll sits in a bag, forgotten. But in the bag is not one dolls head… but two! The heart blows through the window and gently lands on the dolls breast. MathildaMathilda opens her eyes, rolls them around and starts… she is alive! But what is she?
This is an adventure story. A story of connection, and of separation. A tale of two heads are better than one. Of sea-side towns, urban jungles, exploding paint factories, and of a wicked Ring-Mistress with a forgotten past. The story of MathildaMathilda.
Created and performed by mother-daughter duo, Tomasin and Ros Cuthbert in Soap Soup Theatre’s first show for older children. Boasting jazz compositions by one of the London Philharmonics young composers of the year Ashley John Long, bursting with unforgettable characters and stunning scenography. A highly original piece of work, not to be missed.
Soap Soup Theatre will be joined by the Soap Soup Community Choir for the 7pm performance of MathildaMathilda. With arrangements written by Jannah Warlow. This is the last performance with the choir before the company go on tour, so don’t miss this not-to-be-repeated treat!
“A tender and enchanting children’s story, featuring a host of loveable characters.”
The Reviews Hub on The Snow Baby
“A very enjoyable and well-executed piece of theatre that charmed us all.”
Weston Super Mum on The Owl & The Pussycat’s Treasury of Nonsense
Running Time: 1 hour (no interval)Artist's Website
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