Plays Directory : The Rise and Fall of Little Voice

The information below is intended to give you a brief guide to the show and highlight some of the other The Mandy Network members who have also been involved in this show.

  • Author
    Jim Cartwright
  • Written
    1992
  • Overview
    Set primarily in a lower-middle-class home where the fuses constantly blow and what little food there is in the refrigerator has turned rancid, the film tells the story of lonely, shy, agoraphobic young Laura, commonly known as Little Voice, who seems to display many of the symptoms of selective mutism, a rare anxiety disorder similar to social phobia. She spends her time obsessively listening to her deceased father's extensive collection of vintage recordings by such all-time singing greats as Edith Piaf, Judy Garland, and Shirley Bassey. Impersonating their performances is her only source of joy, life, and escape from her boozy, abusive mother, Mari.

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6 known characters

7 known roles


Connected mandy members:

Daniel Stevens
Daniel Stevens
Technical Manager
2012, Sound Designer
Graham Sutherland
Graham Sutherland
Production Manager
2007, Sound Designer
Scottish Tour
Susanne Clampett
Susanne Clampett
Sound Engineer
1999, Sound Designer
Vancouver Playhouse

Alternative Names

Little Voice, Rise and Fall of Little Voice, Rise & Fall of Little Voice, The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, The Rise & Fall of Little Voice