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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Set Design

Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

Sherman Theatre, Cardiff, 2023

Book -  Jeffrey Lane

Music & Lyrics - David Yazbek

Based on the Flim - Pedro Almodóvar

Director - Eva Sampson

​Musical Director - Peter Mitchell

Set - Yijing Chen

Costume - Amy Adair

Lighting - James Blakeman

Sound - Stephen Bradley

Photographer - Yijing Chen

A group of women in a tumultuous 48 hours of love, passion, and mayhem. They mentally travel between the psychological and the real world. They are dancing on the verge of a nervous breakdown.


Realistic props and colourful toys form a dreamlike funfair where the real and unreal intertwine.

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