Caruso and the Monkey House Trial

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It is November 16th 1906 and you’ve been called for jury service on the trial that all New York is talking about. In your hands is the reputation and career of Enrico Caruso recording artist and star of the Metropolitan Opera. Once all the evidence has been presented, you must decide: Guilty or Not Guilty.

Run at the Edinburgh Festival to 4 star reviews with Remarkable Arts, winners of the “Spirit of the Fringe Award” for their breath and quality of programming

Previewed at the Brighton Fringe Festival where it was short-listed for Brighton Fringe Festival Best New Play Award and was praised by the judges for being ‘funny, charming and with an outstanding performance by Ignacio Jarquin as Caruso’

“…Worth seeing for Jarquin’s impressive monkey impersonation …” The Stage

“…High Quality Theatre…” Edinburgh Spotlight

“…Jarquin is a great singer and a natural story teller…” The Scotsman

Creative team: Enrico Caruso: Ignacio Jarquin; Playwright: Andrew G Marshall; Direction and Dramaturgy: Miranda Henderson; Assistant direction and Dramaturgy: Alister O’Loughlin; Lighting Design: Chris Umney


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