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Words On the Street
Start Date: 11/1/2018Start Time: 7:30 PM
End Date: 11/1/2018End Time: 9:30 PM
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Words on the Street

October 26th-November 4th
Rose Nagelberg Theatre

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Premium: $51
General Admission: $36
Alumni: $31
Faculty & Staff: $26
Students: $16

On Rabinowitz: “Words on the Street {calls upon} us to wake up, pay attention, and perceive the new complexity, hyperreality, surreality, and absurdity of life. It is a book for our times that is simultaneously raw, disturbing, sublimely beautiful, and haunting.” — Krysia Jopek, Diaphanous

On Marks: “Cheerily seductive … crafty juxtapositions, clashes and transformations…” — The New York Times

Words on the Street is a mystery, a ”what-done-it,” a crime in which all humanity is complicit. Baby is abducted. The Seven Deadly Sins call a summit meeting at which they play out their power struggle. Pandemonium reigns in a dystopian world teaming with falsehood and plagued by threat.  This book of poetry, written by Anna Rabinowitz, has been transformed into a hybrid performance event, collaboratively conceived and developed by the writer, director Kristin Marting, video designer Lianne Arnold, and the late composer Matt Marks (1980-2018). The performance features a diverse ensemble of 7 performers including acclaimed soprano Lauren Flanigan and John Kelly (James Joyce’s The Dead), wielding original music, text, and video.

Performances with Post-Show Discussions
10/29 -  Poetry and Music 
11/1 - Visual Integration in Live Performance 

Collaboratively conceived and developed by Lianne Arnold, Matt Marks, Kristin Marting, and Anna Rabinowitz
Written by Anna Rabinowitz
Directed by Kristin Marting
Music Direction by Mila Henry
Composed by Matt Marks
Additional Compositions by Lainie Fefferman, John Glover, Mary Kouyoumdjian, David T. Little, Kamala Sankaram, Caroline Shaw, and Randall Woolf 
Video Design by Lianne Arnold
Scenic Design by Arnulfo Maldonado
Lighting Design by Lucrecia Briceno
Costume Design by Kate Fry
Line Produced by Sami Pyne
Production Managed by James Fry 

Performers by Sumayya Ali, Paul An, Caitlin Cisco, Lauren Flanigan, John Kelly, Paul Pinto, and Adrian Rosas

Artist Website: wordsonthestreetproject.wordpress.com

 

Contact Information:
Name: OVATIONTIX
Phone: 866-811-4111
Email: performingartscenter@baruch.cuny.edu
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