Buster Keaton falls out of his film and into a poetic world, a 1930s both future and past. Grapefruit roll through the sand like tumbleweed. The streets are filled with optical shops. There, a rush of travelers -- a blind maiden struggling with the length of her dress, her nigh Victorian mother, a ridiculously attractive man peddling feathers -- float through Buster's nights like a dream as his sanity and the stoic stone face that made him famous start to crumble.
Choreography: KatieRose McLaughlin
Set and Lighting: Josh Smith
Video and Lighting: Bart Cortright
Costumes: Megan Spatz
Music and Sound: Anthony Mattana
Masks and Music: Adrian Blake Enscoe
Dramaturgy: Corinna Archer
AD and Dramaturgy: Miranda Steege
Producer: Anne Troup
Stage Manager: Hannah Johnson-Walsh
Production Manager: Cody Westgaard
Featuring: Nick Lehane, Sallie Eskins, Adrian Blake Enscoe, Dan Vidor, Lucia Roderique, Christian DeMarais
Te Ilum Theatre & Arts Production presents:night-song
An installation and performance composed of text and movement, drawn from short stories by
Melanie Jane Parker. Conceived by Teff Nichols.
4 performances only!
Saturday, December 10th & Sunday, December 11th at 7 p.m.
Thursday, December 15th & Friday, December 16th at 8 p.m.
The Invisible Dog Art Center
51 Bergen Street btw Smith & Court
Brooklyn, New York
The directorial elegance of Teff Nichols and aesthetically corrupt choreography & movement by
Grace Courvoisier & Taylor Donofrio, come to the fore in this adamantly honest interpretation
of the original text. Beautifully designed raw sound and space installation by Jonathan Cottle,
Ryan Maeker and Colleen Toole.
“My mother fit words together that did not belong together, like heart-flesh, like