Opera Mums with Bryony Kimmings
Inspired by the lives of single mums, and informed by opera experts at the English National Opera, performance artist Bryony Kimmings writes and directs her own operetta.
Performance artist Bryony Kimmings loves to make work about her own life. After award-winning work on men and mental health (Fake it 'til you Make it), sexually transmitted diseases (Sex Idiot) and her recent show on the breakup of her relationship and accompanying nervous breakdown (I’m a Phoenix, Bitch), she now turns her unflinching and hilarious gaze onto single motherhood. In collaboration with documentary film-maker Daisy Asquith, she creates a girl gang of brilliantly lovable single mums and takes inspiration from their emotional and hilarious stories to create an opera! A tour of English National Opera’s backstage workings gives Kimmings a crash course in all things operatic, and confirms it is the perfect medium to represent the drama and high-octane intensity of single motherhood.
|Executive Producer||Natasha Dack Ojumu|
|Executive Producer||Nikki Parrott|
|Production Company||Tigerlily Productions|