Written in 1930, this one woman monologue explores love, loss and life shattering moments and arrives at the Tabard Theatre from the 2nd February.
Directed by Alex Sutton, the story follows a lonely and middle-aged woman who is on-stage when her phone rings. One the other end of the line is her former lover of five years. But he is preparing to get married to somebody else the very next day, meaning that everything rests on this final conversation…
Jean Cocteau is best known for his novel Les Enfants Terribles as well as films including Blood of a Poet, Beauty and the Beast and Orpheus.
Since it was first published in 1930, film versions soon started appearing such as Ingrid Berman’s appearance in it in 1967 and more recently Sophia Loren in 2013.
This production will star RADA-trained protagonist Lizzie Hopley, best known for her appearances in Roaring Girl and Jane Eyre (2013 film) and is designed by Off West End award-nominee Michael Leopold.
Set in Paris, also known as the City of Love, The Human Voice traces one woman’s breakdown in a intimate and captivating way.
The Human Voice will perform at the Tabard Theatre from the 2nd to the 27th February.
UPDATE: this production will no longer be taking place due to technical and performance rights issues.