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‘The Resonance of Seclusion’ announces theatre tour

February 6, 2013

the resonance of seclusion

The Resonance of Seclusion, written and directed by Liz Postlethwaite

Originally performed on 4th, 5th and 6th October 2011 at the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, ‘The Resonance of Seclusion’ will tour the North in early 2013 through the support of Arts Council England / Grants for the Arts.

In the year 2000 artist Joash Woodrow left his home in Leeds for the final time to move to a new life in sheltered housing in North Manchester. Having lived as a recluse for almost 40 years few people could believe what was discovered when the contents of the house were finally revealed. Despite his apparent seclusion Joash had painted and drawn throughout his life filling, the rooms of the normal suburban semi with over 700 paintings, 3000 drawings and hundreds and hundred of books.

Join Small Things to discover an extraordinary story inspired by one man’s unstoppable drive to create and the equally unstoppable support of his family that made his artistic life a reality. A story of amazing discoveries and journeys that last over the years and brothers quietly growing old together, and the questions that ask what makes great art and a great artist.

The play comes to The Lowry, Salford on 28 February, 8pm. Buy Tickets. See the play and an accompanying exclusive exhibition of Joash’s work curated by 108 Fine Art 

To see the full list of tour dates, click here.

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