Young Edgar is thrilled when an eccentric widow takes him to Italy to study singing. Nearly a century later Old Edgar recalls the Signora’s mysterious obsession.
Cast: 4m, 2f
Short+Sweet Sydney 2011
February 5-6, 2011
Directed by Aidan Pezzutto
Cast: John Keightley (Old Edgar), Evan Kerr (Young Edgar), Francesca Chiffi (Signora), James Belfrage (Bert, Brother Gerard, Moreschi), Simone Jovanovic (Peggy, Mum, Pia), Aidan Pezzutto (Luigi)
"Short+Sweet prides itself on presenting a wide range of subjects and theatrical styles and none are more unusual than our second play Canary Now by Auckland writer Rex McGregor." Alex Broun, Festival Director, Short+Sweet Sydney 2011
Expanded version: Stale Obsession