The Events Mix-tape

The Events Mix-tape

Our production of David Greig's The Events hits its 250th performance tonight at the Guthrie Theater. What's made it so successful? One word: Choirs. Check out our YouTube 'Mix-tape' for a taste of the diversity and energy they brought to the show.

'Amazing Grace' was chosen by both the Choir of Thespis and the Walthamstow Hall Mixed Choir, 'The Pretender' by The Lineup (FKA The Soulful), 'California Dreaming' by London Transport Choir, 'Fix You' by Oasis Waterloo Community Choir, 'One Love' by Young Vic New Voices, 'Life On Mars?' by Sirens of Titan, 'Joyful Joyful' by SIngingWorks, 'Daydream Believer' by Ermine Voices, 'Proud Mary' was another choice from SingingWorks, 'Hakuna Matata' was chosen by Dove House Community Choir, 'Firework' by Gallery Choir, 'Sit Down' by Choir with No Name, 'You're So Beautiful' by The Harmony Project, a 'Sweet Dreams'/'7 Nation Army' mash-up was performed by Boa Choir, 'Ave Maria' was chosen by both Koruso and St Catherine's Women's Chorus, 'Climb Every Mountain' by Manchester Lesbian and Gay Choir, 'The Book of Love' was chosen by both Chaps Choir and The Landmark Choir, 'With a Little Help from My Friends' was another choice from The Lineup, 'The Rhythm of Life' was chosen by the Steve Douse Singers, 'Something Inside So Strong' by Opening Arts Community Choir, 'This Little Light of Mine' by Gilmerton, 'Famba Naye' by Bermondsey Voices, Unitarian Church of Minetonka, Metropolitan Mens Choir, and more, 'Swing Low' by Guthrie Theater Staff Choir and Friends, 'As' was another choice by the Choir with No Name, 'Drive My Car' by Edinburgh Festival Choir, 'I Wish I Knew How it Would Feel to Be Free' was another choice from Young Vic New Voices, 'A Soalin'' (AKA 'Hey Ho') was the song of choice of just about every other choir ever, 'Lean On Me' by Bowes Park Community Choir, New Rythms for Glasgow, Jericho Singers and Mizije. 'Ain't No Sunshine' by Some Voices, 'I'm a Believer' by Gurt Lush, 'Blackbird' by Liverpool Community Choir (obviously), and 'Sha Na Na' by Camberwell Community Choir. Phew.

Any attempt to represent ALL our choirs here would've been an act of madness. We love you all and hope this gives listeners a taste of your diverse tastes and musical backgrounds...