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The Water Diviner's Tale

Posted: Tue Jun 10, 2008 9:55 pm
by Ian Pegler
The Water Diviner's Tale

**** Royal Albert Hall, London

Michael Billington
Tuesday August 28, 2007
The Guardian

Keats hated poetry that "has a palpable design upon us." Personally, I've always liked art that declared its intentions. This hour-long music-theatre piece, composed by Rachel Portman to words by Owen Sheers, urgently calls on a younger generation to redeem the sins of its elders on the subject of climate change.
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We're part of the culture now, you know...

Ian

Re: The Water Diviner's Tale

Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2009 3:31 pm
by Ian Pegler
Another cultural reference, from the California Chronicle...
Former New Haven resident Jim Leonard wrote "The Diviners" almost 30 years ago, but ask him today what the deeper meaning of the play is and he says, "I don't know."
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Ian

Re: The Water Diviner's Tale

Posted: Sat Apr 18, 2009 7:15 am
by Ian Pegler
All in the name of Modern Art...
Breaching the sensory threshold

It starts with Simon Yates's two life-size tissue paper robots, styled on himself and his girlfriend, which wander erratically and forlornly through the gallery foyer, carrying divining rods as if trying to telepathically tune into each other
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Ian

Re: The Water Diviner's Tale

Posted: Sat Jul 23, 2011 11:31 am
by ledgehammer
Ian,

Looks like a good read

Tom

Re: The Water Diviner's Tale

Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2012 12:50 pm
by Ian Pegler
Another fictional work called "The Diviners", this time by Libba Bray...

Review in Cleveland.com

Ian