WhiteWitch TM

An Immersive Rock Musical Parable

A story with a hidden meaning

CHARACTERS

ALICIA           - The White Witch

VALIDUS       - Chief White Wizard 

TENEBRUS   - The Evil Witch 

MALUM        - The Evil Wizard

IGNISUM       -The Prophet of Fire

NARRATOR  - The voice of the shadows.

 

Deep inside us all are the seeds of both love and hate.

It is a constant struggle as to which one will win.

Yet one cannot exist without the other.

 

Alicia is locked inside the midst of evil.

She only looks to use her powers to benefit others, which is the way of a White Witch.

She is surrounded by purveyors of evil, practitioners of magic that is only dark.

FAQs

THE SHOW SOUNDS “SPOOKY” - IS IT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN?

This is a family show suitable for children 7 - 15 , but we strongly recommend they are accompanied by an adult.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?

If you want to dress for the immersive experience, then we’d love you to wear something wizardly wonderful. Champagne is always presented to the the Quirkiest Character! There is no dress policy as today no one would recognise a witch passing by them in the street. Dress how you want to - just enjoy the show!

CAN I RESERVE A TABLE?

Seating will be arranged on very long tables. We will seat you and your party as you arrive.

IS THE VENUE WHEELCHAIR FRIENDLY?

Yes.

DO YOU CATER FOR SPECIAL DIETARY REQUIREMENTS?

"Parva Prandium" (A light bite) is Gluten-free, Vegan and Vegetarian.

If in doubt SHOUT OUT by email beyondtheatreuk@gmail.com

THE PRANDIUM

Soup from the Cauldron with a Witches Jacket Potato

IS THERE A REFUND POLICY?

All purchases (tickets, drinks and food) are sold as non-refundable. You may change the name on your tickets without charge,but we are unable to offer refunds regardless of circumstances.

Creators of WhiteWitch smoking cocktails

PROGRAMME

"You can have anything you want ,

if you are willing to give up the belief you can't have it"

ACT ONE   - DARK

THE CHURCH BELLS  

Traditionally church bells ring out to summons those to congregate and await the commencing of an event.The bells are also believed by some to drive away the forces of evil.

 

THE WITCHES SPELL CHANT       

Female Ensemble

This ancient chant is taken from original archives and is an arrangement of an actual witches spell.

 

ROOM WITHOUT A WINDOW

Narrator

Despair and hopelessness surround Alicia.

Belief will save her, despair will kill her.

 

THE SEASON OF THE WITCH

Validus 

The 'Wheel of the Year’ marks the annual cycle of seasonal celebrations, known as sabbats or esbats.

I PUT A SPELL ON YOU 

Tenebrus

Tenebrus is determined to maintain discipline within her coven.

Her power is legendary.

She wraps "The susceptible" into a web of malice.

 

BLACK MAGIC WOMAN

Malum 

He has no interest in love - only possession.

Secretly he loves Tenebrus.

PAINT IT BLACK

Malum and Tenebris 

A witch's mind is evil but not narrow.

Their world is dark but still they see colour.

They see the uncorrupted, which only serves to emphasize their own depth of darkness.

 

RING AROUND THE ROSIE

Ensemble - Witches

This circular chanting dance, with the touching of hands, dates back to well before the 18th century. 

A ring is formed, one person is placed in the centre, and all dance around.

THE SOUND OF SILENCE

Validus( Hooded figure Malum )

The cloaked figure is Malum.

Validus recognises the need for meaningful communication- what point is there in talking when no one listens?

WE GOTTA GET OUT OF THIS PLACE

Alicia 

Recognizing that “enough is enough,” Alicia wrestles with her conscience. She tries to persuade a disbelieving Tenebrus that there's a better life out there, even though she cannot imagine leaving the Darkness.

FIRE

Ignisum 

He prophesies that all witches will inevitably burn, believing that they are beyond change or reform.

THE MYSTERY OF ’THE WIZARDS DREAM’

Validus and Ignisum and Ensemble

Validus realises that quality of life is within his own destiny. He seeks ‘a new sun’ - light replacing darkness.

Both can hear the pull of Angels seeking a better destiny for their souls.

I BELIEVE I CAN FLY

Alicia 

Alicia has started to believe that her visions can become reality, that belief can transcend possibility.

 

CHURCH BELLS RING TO END ACT ONE

 

 

ACT TWO - LIGHT

  

CHURCH BELLS TO COMMENCE ACT TWO

THE EDGE

Narrator

Conviction has taken Alicia to the edge, certain that love will transform her life and remove the darkness.

THE POWER OF LOVE

Validus and Alicia   

Validus and Alicia tell the world how a 'force from above' keeps ‘bad at bay’ and 'scares darkness away’.

DON’T LET ME BE MISUNDERSTOOD

Alicia 

She wants desperately to forget her dark history but knows that her “other side” is still there to be found.

Her regrets are sincere and she pleads for her guilt to be cleansed.

 

I WANNA BREAK FREE

Tenebrus

Seeing Alicia full of light, Tenebrus, along with the other witches, recognises that a life of good

and the chance for everyone to love and be loved is more than just a possibility.

She doesn’t want to end up living alone in the darkness, but is scared to lose the comfort of her evil sisterhood.

THE SPELL OF PROTECTION

Witches 

This actual spell is still considered essential for those who feel under magical attack, banishing negativity and presenting purification. 

YOU ARE THE REASON

Validus and Alicia 

Together as a couple now, they regret not turning away from the darkside sooner.

ANGELIC CHOIR

The ensembles of white angels approve and the angelic choir chant accordingly.

FEELIN GOOD

Alicia 

For Alicia, a new life is just beginning.

Shackles now removed, she can experience the joy of freedom.

WHITE ROOM

Malum, All wizards and male ensemble 

The wizards sing that each breath and each moment can add new colour, until eventually a picture emerges and the colours you choose are your own.

WHITER SHADE OF PALE

Validus’ and Ensemble.

Validus sings of life being an assembly of clips in our heads- capturing moments we enjoy, but allowing those that we choose to forget to pale into insignificance.

Deep inside all of us are the seeds of both love and hate.

What we do with them is up to us.

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