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Book and Lyrics by Onalea Gilbertson Music by Onalea Gilbertson, Jonathan Lewis and Morag Northey Blanche: The Bittersweet Life of a Wild Prairie Dame is set in a dusty sitting room in the far corner of a 93-year-old woman's mind. The songs are poetic family movies inspired by the indomitable spirit of a woman who survived the Great Depression, the Second World War and tragic lost love. Told through the eyes of her Granddaughter with piano, violin, cello and soundscape; this exquisitely poignant new musical is a meditation on memory - If we don't tell their stories all will be forgotten…

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