It’s not so much a communing with the dead as an un-containing of the self, casting meaning into the void, hoping perhaps to receive some echo of that meaning back, in the shape of a hug, or song, or strip of tin foil torn from the wall.
Benson’s voiceover technique does all the good stuff and almost none of the bad stuff that you usually get from utilizing a narrator in the theater.
A conversation with playwright Kate Benson and director Lee Sunday Evans on their new play, [PORTO], at The Bushwick Starr
LOVE, LOSS, AND LEGACY MIX IN I WILL LOOK FORWARD TO THIS LATER
I’ll Never Love Again transcends one woman’s story to become a kind of inter-generational love letter to the fleeting intensity of adolescence and the lives we led before our skins solidified into patterns made by love, loss, and time.
Dan O’Neil and Jennifer Cayer attended ‘tiger tiger (on the nature of violence)’ at Dixon Place on separate nights. Then they wrote this.
Amelia Parenteau responds to Jessica Almasy’s ‘tiger tiger (on the nature of violence)’ at Dixon Place
Elena Light on “Running Away From the One With the Knife”, running at the Chocolate Factory until March 28.
Thoughts on Kate Benson’s “A Beautiful Day in November…”
From APRIL 17 – APRIL 27, 2014 at LaMama The Tribe of Tom will celebrate Tom Murrin’s life and memory by summoning his energy back into this world. Gather together to howl ecstatically and offer gifts to the Goddess of the Full Moon.