OLIVER JAMES HYMANS
theatre - puppetry - creative learning
The Legend of the Jazz Penguin
Devised by Matt Borgatti, Will Dollard & Mary Erskine
Designed by Oliver Hymans
Directed by Matt Borgatti
Music by Will Dollard & Mary Erskine
Performed by Mia Jerome & Charlotte Keeffe
Production Photos by Savannah Photographic
Oliver designed the puppets, set and costumes for the show.
Welcome to the North Pole Jazz Lounge, a magical place with a very special guest. Join the Jazz Penguin on a wintery adventure as she meets a variety of music loving animals, as you hear the tale of how the Penguin found her sound. From Dancing Eggs, funny sharks and a tangled Octopus called Ringo, expect tooting, trumpeting, drumming and bopping in this celebration of music.
The Legend of the Jazz Penguin was first performed in 2019 with a tour of venues including The Royal Albert Hall (Elgar Room) and the first ever performance for children at the iconic Live at Zedel in Picadilly as part of London Jazz Festival. It then ran at Theatre by the Lake in Kewsick.