Project Description

The Raun Tree is an extraordinary new piece of music-theatre created by an outstanding artistic team and supported in development by ArtReach.

Kneehigh Theatre Associate Artist, Dom Lawton, has created a new music-theatre piece, The Raun Tree, inspired by rich, imaginative films such as Pan’s Labyrinth and Edward Scissor Hands and edgy, artistic songwriters like Nick Cave, PJ Harvey and Tom Waits. The new piece is performed by talented musicians, including BAFTA award winning Emily Barker (the Red Clay Halo Band) and designed by South Bank associate Michael Vale. ArtReach, in association with West Yorkshire Playhouse and Battersea Arts Centre is supporting The Raun Tree development through a strategic residency tour in summer/autumn 2012.