Ballet / play "My Favorite Tortoise"
libretto, script and music by Irena Scalerica
Libretto and music: Irena Scalerica
Duration: two acts, fourteen scenes
Poems by: Renata Mukha, Nikolay Gol, Irena Scalerica
Main themes: loneliness, love, friendship
Number of actors: 7 - 15
The fairy tale "My Favorite Tortoise" tells us about Emily, a 150-year old elephant tortoise, from the national park located on one of the Galapagos Islands that lives a lonely, safe and carefree life running in an endless circle: sleeping, eating, egg-laying, and leaving the eggs in the sand without worrying about the future of the off-springs. But one day Emily runs across a computer lost by one of the numerous tourists...
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