A travelling band of chefs
with no one to cook for…
A place where nothing grows…
A girl on a journey seeking to
bring the joy and celebration
of music, feasting, dancing and
laughter to the arid lands…

Festus was performed at the Tramway in Glasgow (11th & 12th May 2002) and at the Traverse in Edinburgh (23rd & 24th May 2002). Grindlay Court is a day centre for adults with learning disabilities. The Centre offers a service to approximately fifty people on a full and part-time basis, aiming to equip individuals with the skills that will enable them to take their place as valued citizens within an inclusive society.



Music: Dee Isaacs
Director:  Roxana Pope
Conductor:  Stephen Deazley
Libretto:  Gary Young
Designer:  Mark Leese
Project Manager:  Gavin Dickson

Festus is a Tramway Dark Lights Commission. Grindlay Court Centre is part of The City of Edinburgh Council, Social Work Department.
Sponsored by The Scottish Arts Council, National Lottery Fund, The Scottish Chamber Orchestra, State Street Corporation, The Scottish Executive.