Cheap Blood (199)

2009, Sophiensaele, Berlin, Germany
Busuttil worked as choreographer on Cheap Blood (199).
Director Johannes Müller create a new genre hybrid, opera and musical theatre. Mixing cantata 199 and the story of the largest broadway flop of all times "carrie – the musical", based on the novel Carrie by Stephen King. The piece is about a socially outcast teenage girl, Carrie White, who discovers she possesses psychic powers which flare up when she becomes angry or distressed. Carrie's powers become apparent after her humiliation by her peers, teachers, and abusive mother, eventually resulting in tragedy.
The cast of "cheap blood (199)" include singers, actresses and musicians, whom together create a world of intense teenage emotions mixed in with mother’s strong Christian views.