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Words On the Street
Start Date: 10/26/2018Start Time: 7:30 PM
End Date: 10/26/2018End Time: 8:30 PM
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Words on the Street
Nov 1, 2, 3 at 7:30 pm Nov 4 at 3pm

Rose Nagelberg Theatre


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"... simultaneously raw, disturbing, sublimely beautiful, and haunting.” —  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. In this hybrid music-theatre performance, a baby is abducted, and 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 (New York City Opera) and John Kelly (James Joyce’s The Dead), wielding original music, text, and video. 

Runtime: 60 minutes, no intermission

Post-Performance Discussions – go deep. 
Admission FREE with any performance ticket (save proof of purchase)

11/1 – Visual Integration: Multi-media in live performance
Words on the  Street artists:
Kristin Marting, director
Lianne Arnold, video artist

Facilitator: Kevin Cunningham, Exec Artistic Director, 3-Legged Dog Media & Theatre Group

 
Words on the Street is 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: Sumayya Ali, Paul An, Caitlin Cisco, Lauren Flanigan, John Kelly, Paul Pinto, and Adrian Rosas

Artist Website: wordsonthestreetproject.wordpress.com

Words on the Street is presented by Baruch Performing Arts Center and was developed by HERE Arts Center.

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Premium: $51
Benefit (10/30 performance only): $101*  
General Admission: $36
Alumni: $31
Faculty & Staff: $26
Students: $16 ($11 for 10/26-10/29)

Contact Information:
Name: OVATIONTIX
Phone: 866-811-4111
Email: performingartscenter@baruch.cuny.edu
Words on the Street
Schools/Departments:
  • Baruch Performing Arts Center

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