Votes for Women and a fractured family at a momentous hour in British history.
100 years after the first women in Britain were granted the vote, Kate Prince combines dance, hip hop, soul and
funk to shed new light on a remarkable story at the heart of the Suffragette movement.
Co-written by Kate Prince and Priya Parmar with original music by Josh Cohen and DJ Walde, Sylvia is a
modern musical celebrating the life of Sylvia Pankhurst, her pivotal role in the campaign for women's rights and the
price of the passion and politics that tore her family apart.
Sylvia is co-commissioned by 14-18 NOW, the UK’s arts programme for the First World War centenary, with
support from the National Lottery through Arts Council England and the Heritage Lottery Fund, and from the
Department for Culture Media and Sport.
Written by Kate Prince & Priya Parmar
Music by Josh Cohen & DJ Walde
Lyrics by Kate Prince, Josh Cohen & DJ Walde
Directed & Choreographed by Kate Prince