Alex Eddington composed music and sound design for Franz Ferdinand Must Die, a new solo show by Adam Bailey of Still Your Friend productions (Adam Bailey is on Fire, The Life Henri, Adult Baby Cupid, Dirty Little Coward: The Assassination of Robert Ford).
Franz Ferdinand Must Die is travelling to 3 Fringe festivals in Summer 2019: Winnipeg, Saskatoon and Edmonton.
A Time-Bending Story Based on True Events
Adam Bailey’s twisted, history-based storytelling tackles the improbable events that started a war while asking the question; what leads young men to commit acts of political violence? Using the assassination of Franz Ferdinand as a starting point Bailey dives into the world of his killer, Gavrilo Princip, and creates a theatrical feat that is thought provoking, humorous, and surprisingly empathetic. A contemporary take on an event that has clear implications for a modern audience.
Previous true-tall-tales told by Adam Bailey have gained numerous awards and multiple glowing reviews across the country including NOW Magazine’s Outstanding New Play for The Life Henri, which was also one of UMFM Radio’s favourites when it played at the Winnipeg Fringe, named as among the Best of the Best by the Saskatoon Star-Phoenix and received ★★★★★ from Edmonton’s VUE/edmontonfringe.ca. His bio-play Adam Bailey is on Fireearned ★★★★1/2 in the Edmonton Sun and a Patrons’ Pick Award in Toronto, with the Winnipeg Free Press calling it “An Almost Religious Experience”.