Inspiration for our times....
'Euphrasia – the Musical' tells the true life story of Mary Euphrasia Pelletier from a mischievous girl growing up in the aftermath of the French Revolution to a woman with audacious ideas for improving the lives of countless women and children back in a time when society was much more orthodox.
The aspirations of Mary Euphrasia live on today empowering lives, restoring rights and upholding the dignity of women and children in 72 countries in the world.
Produced by sisters and lay Mission Partners in Singapore-Malaysia, 'Euphrasia - The Musical' had successful presentations in Kuala Lumpur 26, 27 and 28 April, Ipoh 3 & 4 May and Kota Kinabalu 10 & 11 May 2019. In total there were 7 performances, reaching out to at least 3,500 persons. Response was positive, with audiences experiencing inspiration, and being touched and encouraged in their lives.
The musical is a collaboration between The Actors Studio and the Good Shepherd Sisters and features 27 actors and 13 musicians. The lyrics were written by talented local playwrights Cheah UiHua and Terence Toh. The 2 hour long musical contains 29 songs. The music was composed by singer songwriter Mia Palencia.
Reflection and Review by Ms Doris Lim, with photos
Click here for review and description of 'Euphrasia - The Musical!' by Ms Doris Lim
More information about St Mary Euphrasia
Click here - http://www.goodshepherd-asiapacific.org.au/project/57