Kitty Jay (1999)

Kitty Jay was a  musical written and composed by Gillian Webster with choreography by Ruth Way. Kitty Jay was performed by local adults and followedarchieve-photo-green-wom008 the story of a local orphan girl brought up in a poorhouse. She grows up struggling to love those around her, subsequently pushing even her lover away. It ends tragically when the girl takes her own life after discovering that she is pregnant. The play incorporated both music and movement in an abstract telling of the tale. It was set in a timeless present in order to strengthen the story’s mythical quality.