Typhoid Mary – January 2016

Typhoid Mary is a darkly comic new chamber musical by Geoff Page. Set in New York at the beginning of the 20th century, it tells the intriguing true story of domestic cook and unwitting assassin – Mary Mallon.

Why is sanitary engineer Dr George Soper so interested in examining her stool sample?

How many police officers will it take to overcome one roasting-fork wielding cook?

Could her peaches-and-cream dessert really be responsible for spreading death, disease and misery?

“There’s just one act you ought not to miss, in this freak-inhabited metropolis… The most dangerous woman in America!” 

Cambridge Youth Music Theatre (CYMT) proves that when brilliantly done, even the darkest of themes can light up a stage. The ensemble of young performers simply oozed talent and joyous commitment…

Typhoid Mary, Jan 2016 (Local Secrets)

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