Three Parts

by Adrian Hornsby

Three Parts is a study of relationships, an orchestration of interior monologues, and a tone poem for voices. By turns funny and bleak and beautiful, it explores the timing of memory and experience.

'Because a memory can be so suggestive. It can be all you need.'

Note
Three Parts is written in a highly unique form of verbal counterpoint. The actors' lines, rather than following one another, overlay and flow through each other, like the parts of a string quartet. Accordingly in book form the text is laid out like music, with the lines running in parallel. Click here to see some sample pages.

PRODUCTION HISTORY

17 January 2006 (as a radio play)
Resonance 104.4 fm, UK

3–8, 17–22 June 2003
Sudden Théâtre, Paris

13–15 December 2001
Espace Créateur, Paris

Watch a sequence from the 2003 performance


Three Parts (sequence) from kmz on Vimeo.

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Three Parts

Adrian Hornsby

Original Cast: Damian McCann, Clara McBride, Luc Baboulene, Georgie Davey, Mik Kuhlman, Jerry Di Giacomo, Martin Lewis, Emily Randall, Damian Corcoran
directed by Tim Vincent-Smith

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