Vesta Tilley Studio

Songs My Lovers Didn’t Understand

Thu 28 - Fri 29 July - 7:45pm & 5pm

£12 - £14

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Songs My Lovers Didn’t Understand

An immersive-participatory, autobiographical cabaret about dating anti-climaxes with torch songs and hilarity about lovers and mishaps. Featuring the work of great songwriters such as Leonard Cohen and Jacques Brel and some musical theatre numbers from Richard Rogers and Lorenzo Hart, and Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II.


“Delivers a potent set with resonant clarity and a biting intent aligned with her stage persona, which is both formidable and wry.” Ben Walters (The Scotsman)

“A great performance full of passion and humour. The audience loved it.” ✭✭✭✭✭ Patrick Harrington (Counter Culture)

“Challenging and courageous. This lady shines like a newborn star.” Kevin Short (International Times)

“A quality piece of theatre and performance art…a well-crafted script and beautifully sung songs…a performance of mastery.” ✭✭✭✭✭ Mark Calvert (Mumble)

“Aletia Upstairs, a spectacular performance artist and scholar…masterly construct…skilful intermediacy.” ✭✭✭✭✭ James O’Brien (Edinburgh Festival)

“Important and inspirational work; The words, and songs, are spoken and sung with such thought-provoking purity and love.” Kevin Short (International Times)

“One of those little Edinburgh Fringe gems -- Upstairs is joyful, sulky, sexy and seductive. Do go and see this if you can.” ✭✭✭✭✭ Carrie Gooch (ScotsGay)

“A strong performance that includes attractive and evocative singing.” ✭✭✭✭ Theatre Guide London

“Strong, melodic and dramatic delivery…Evocatively punctuates the narrative with songs.” The Stage

“She can write, she understands the use of irony.” BPM Magazine

“Knows how to own a stage…her style was refreshing, moody and beautiful.” The South African

“Aletia was mind-blowing.” Live Jam TV

“She has an earthy, raw voice with a lot of potential and honest emotion. Her down-tempo songs are her true strength.” London Music Blog


Venue:

Vesta Tilley Studio

Address:

The Moors
MAP

Tel No:

01905 611 427

Worcester Theatres

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