The Calling of Jan Coo (1999)

archieve-photo-green-wom007The Calling of Jan Coo is a musical for children based on a Dartmoor folktale. It was written by Gillian Webster (composer) and Ruth Way (choreographer). The Calling of Jan Coo was performed by local children and followed the story of a boytaken away from his mother and apprenticed to Rowbrook Farm. In his loneliness, he is lured into a river by a strange voice which promises love and security, two things which  Jan lacks. The play explored group identity and human desires.