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A GHOST IN MY SUITCASE – SPIRITS SOAR IN THIS DELIGHTFUL SHOW

A GHOST IN MY SUITCASE Photo credit: Prudence Upton

A GHOST IN MY SUITCASE is soul food for the spirit … whatever age you find yourself to be. From the opening projection of a red koi and with a whoosh and a tinkle of bells, audiences are captivated by this splendid production.  The story begins, the worldbuilding begins and the watchers, whether they have read the book or no, are transported to a place of enlightenment, joy and self-knowledge.

Celeste has lost her loved mother and is bringing the ashes back to China for ritual scattering.  For the first time she will meet her maternal grandmother, Por Por who is feisty and powerful.  This little woman is a ghost hunter, a skill often passed down in the female line and Celeste will need to confront her own doubting demons before she can see clearly enough to know if she is possessed of the art too. Por Por also has a ward living with her, a serious and defensive Ting Ting who is not keen to share Por Por’s precious mentoring time. Continue reading A GHOST IN MY SUITCASE – SPIRITS SOAR IN THIS DELIGHTFUL SHOW