Directed by David Scott
Performed by Donna Bradley, Stephanie Behan, Colm Kenny-Vaughan, Mark McAuley & Ian Meehan.
Charting the struggle of composer Benjamin Britten to come to terms with his sexuality and the enormity of his musical gift.
“Once in a While The Odd Thing Happens” is a poetic and beautiful play charting the struggle of composer Benjamin Britten to come to terms with his sexuality and the enormity of his musical gift. Through his relationships with poet W H Auden, singer Peter Pears, his beloved sister Beth and friend Beata, Beni seeks assurance, confidence and most importantly his place as an artist and a homosexual man in the tumultuous environs of World War II England and America. During this, Britten’s centenary year, Company D is proud to present this wonderful piece.
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