Musical where Jesus breaks out
Posted: 17 May 2011 @ 00:00
Roderic Dunnett finds talent and sensitivity in a prison’s theatre.
DAYBREAK, the popular and appealing musical by Paul Field, movingly examines the reactions of St Mary Magdalene and the apostles to Jesus’s crucifixion and burial, and describes their growing joy as he reveals himself to them, at Gennesaret and in the upper room.
With its dozen or so musical numbers and linking dialogue, it was a splendid choice for a new venture at the largest open prison in England, HM Prison Sudbury, near Uttoxeter, in Derbyshire, in which a cast ...
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