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Photos © Hugo Glendenning 

Between Worlds, 2015

Tansy Davies 

libretto by Nick Drake

English National Opera
Barbican Theatre, London

World première performances 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25 April 2015

Creative Team

Director - Deborah Warner

Set Design - Michael Levine

Costumes - Brigitte Reiffenstuel

Lighting - Jean Kalman

Video - Tal Yarden

Choreography - Kim Brandstrup



Shaman - Andrew Watts

Janitor - Eric Greene

Young Woman – Rhian Lois

Realtor – Clare Presland

Young Man – William Morgan 

Older Man – Phillip Rhodes

Mother – Susan Bickley

Lover – Sarah Champion

Babysitter – Claire Egan

Wife – Susan Young

Security Guard – Ronald Samm

Firefighter 1 – Philip Sheffield

Firefighter 2 – Rodney Earl Clarke

Sister – Niamh Kelly

Child – Edward Green

Between Worlds is a spiritual and poetic drama, based on the events of 9/11; opening out to a universal panorama of human beings in extremis. The work, a collaboration between director Deborah Warner, composer Tansy Davies, and librettist, Nick Drake, was premiered at the Barbican Theatre, London, in April 2015. 

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