Frozen by Bryony Lavery

The haunted mother
The haunted mother

She grieves and grieves. The texture of the light captures her mottled grief.

The killer
The killer

He, just a disturbed lonely man, has cruelly killed dozens of adolescent girls.

grief
grief

takes on a physical manifestation in the body. In this production the body became the true manifestation of story.

The psychiatrist
The psychiatrist

She studies serial killers and speaks on them, comparing the actions of their minds to the actions of ice in the arctic.

The brain imaging
The brain imaging

This is the actual brain imaging of a serial killer

Forgiveness comes
Forgiveness comes

She remembers her first daughter who brings her Tibetan prayer flags to offer prayers of healing.

Psychiatrist lecture
Psychiatrist lecture

She discusses sins of commission vs. sins of ommission.

The moment of confrontation
The moment of confrontation

When mother confronts killer

After the mother visits
After the mother visits

Guilt takes hold and he commits suicide

In this dark exploration of human nature, we learn of the perplexity of who we are, how we grieve, how we hurt one another.  And the ultimate question is, how to we forgive?

 

Scenic Design by David Leugs

Lighting design by Catie Dreher

Costume Design by Heather Brown