One Great Thing
by Ann Thurlow
In the last scene of The Marriage of Figaro, all the actors are on the stage and they are all singing. Most are singing something different from everyone else, concentrating fiercely. Yet it all blends and weaves—an orchestra of voices. These young UPEI students have already been at this intense, physically demanding work for two hours. Yet, they sing joyfully, nail every note.
How hard is this? Put it this way. It’s the most important game of the year and we’re in double overtime. There’s a full-on power play and everything is on the line.