Speyer Hall at University Settlement

Todays Date: 11/15/19
Last Update: 08/16/19 05:39:39 PM

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VOYAGE DE OUF (PERFORMED IN FRENCH WITH ENGLISH TITLES)  | Open: 10/17/19 Close: 10/19/19
Voyage de Ouf by Sylvaine Hinglais is an inventive theatrical production with a mosaic of allegorical skits, each with its own color, humor and emotion. The music is live, original, and contemporary, evoking the magic of soaring dreams. 

The word OUF is French verlan (a cool Francophone slang) for the word FOU (crazy) that is pronounced backwards! 

Ouf are on the train. Ouf wait for a bus, a truck, a boat. Ouf walk straight ahead. They come from everywhere, without knowing where they are going. Ouf feel violence and the need for love intimately intertwined. Some sleep at a beach campsite, others at refugee camps. Some dream of a lost face, others of being able to eat. All hope to find a place in the sun. In the sun? But as the earth turns, the sun moves constantly. So, when do we get there? 

Performed in French with English titles.

 


About the Company: Concrete Timbre

Concrete Timbre is a composer-driven performance collective that creates interdisciplinary theatrical productions featuring live contemporary music. Our mission is to stay ahead of the curve to be a driving force in fostering opportunities for composers and theatrical creators to collaborate and nurture new talent (of any age) in our productions. We focus on sharing cultural perspectives through the exchange of artistic and historical ideas through high quality public performances that combine original music and texts, with elements of dance, imagery, and design. www.ConcreteTimbre.com

A PLAY ABOUT DREW CAREY  | Open: 12/13/16 Close: 12/14/16
A PLAY ABOUT DREW CAREY is a new play by Philip Santos Schaffer that uses television star and iconic pasty-man Drew Carey as a jumping off point for discussing popular culture, the power of laughter, and the playwright’s mother. Join Ryan, Colin, Wayne, and Drew for an evening of improv, music, and self-aware meta-theatre. Even I’m a character in the play! Shit. I mean, um, the playwright is a character in the play. And boy is he talented.


About the Company: WalkUpArts

WalkUpArts creates living works.  We explore the audience-artist relationship through multi-disciplinary, intimate, and communal experiences.  With an intent towards maintaining a social-consciousness, we engage with audiences through new works and original adaptations of classics.

In pursuit of our mission, WalkUpArts is determined to:

  • Experiment with form and content
  • Build a theater from questions
  • Create a space for people to make eye contact
  • Affect real change in the audience, ourselves, and the world

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