Red Hunter (2005)
Director - Vernon Mound
Musical Director - Tim Sutton
Designer - Chris de Wilde
Choreographer - Claire Russ
Assistant Director - Joe Douglas
Exploring the world of Joe McCarthy, the beat generation, music after Miles Davis and John Coltrane, the storylines weave around a lone dancer attracted to a black trumpet player, the relationship between a staff member of the House Unamerican Activities Committee (HUAC) and a demobbed GI, blackmail and a drugs raid.
Composer Tim Sutton and director Vernon Mound have previously collaborated on jazz projects The Late Sleepers and Such Sweet Thunder. Clare Russ is the Artistic Director of the Clare Russ Ensemble and writer Jane Bodie teaches on the Royal Court Young Writer's Scheme and has a new play opening at Hampstead Theatre in May 2005.