19 May – 17 June 2017
Music Theatre Wales and Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru
We’ll go up, you and me, Together, hand in hand, No fear, no regrets.
Y Tŵr is an intimate story of love and life from the UK’s leading new opera company and the Welsh-language national theatre, based on the work of one of Wales’ most important playwrights.
Exploring the extremes of emotion experienced by two lovers over the course of a lifetime together, Gwenlyn Parry’s acclaimed play is brought to new life in the form of a touching and lyrical new opera by composer Guto Puw and singer-songwriter-playwright, Gwyneth Glyn.
Sung in Welsh with English surtitles.
Based on the play by
Duration: 130m (20m interval)
A Music Theatre Wales & Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru production originally presented by Sherman Theatre and the Vale of Glamorgan Festival 2017
By Guto Puw
Libreto by Gwyneth Glyn
Based on the play by Gwenlyn Parry
Female: Caryl Hughes
Male: Gwion Thomas
Conductor: Richard Baker
Director: Michael McCarthy
Designer: Samal Blak
Lighting Designer: Ace McCarron