A new play by Sibyl Kempson
POTATOES OF AUGUST is a theatricalist fugue wherein 4 retirees encounter a sack of sentient potatoes, and find their outworn belief systems forcibly confronted by the challenges of a highly integrated, enlightened metaphysics. These potatoes have brains, have read their Swedenborg, and don't always play fair. Parts kitchen sink drama, musical comedy, intimate biographical portraiture, museum educational presentation, opera, Renaissance fair, science fiction, science fair, and phenomenological debate it is a fugue in both the musical and psychiatric sense, and also a swarm. A flight is tracked from comprehensible identity and habitual perception into an unknowable environment of vastness, multiplicity, and high, high entropy.
Thurs-Sat, Dec 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13 at 7:30pm
Fri & Sat, Dec 19 & 20 at 7:30pm
Fri, Sat & Sun, Jan 9, 10, 11 at 7:30pm
Mon, Jan 12 at 2:00pm
Theater: New Dixon Place
Address: 161 Chrystie St.
New York, NY 10012
Cost:Thursdays: $15/12 TDF accepted; Fridays & Saturdays: $20/15
Buy Tickets Online or Call: at 212-219-0736