22nd Feb - 4th Feb March, Adelaide Fringe 2017
Award winning theatre company Davine Interventionz presents an all-new Adelaide production of the award winning musical VIOLET.
The story centres around the USA 1964, a time of civil rights and unrest and focuses on a young woman who bears a scar on her face from an accident when she was a child. her name is Violet Karl and she is in search of a miracle. Boarding a Greyhound bus that is traveling to Tulsa, Oklahoma she hopes to be physically healed by a famous TV preacher. On her journey of self-discovery, she meets two soldiers, who soon become her friends.
As the young adult’s journey advances, so does their understanding of many important lessons and choices about life and growing up. Throughout the musical, Violet flashes back to childhood memories of her father, whom she condemns as totally responsible for the accident.
Ultimately, Violet experiences a miracle healing that is more than she was searching for.
VIOLET is best described a wonderful feel good Country & Gospel style musical by award winning writer Jeanine Tesori (Thoroughly Modern Millie, Shrek the musical)
Based on the story by Doris Betts the Ugliest Pilgrim – Violet will have your feet tapping and your heart soaring.