Monday, December 1, 2008

Why I Haven't Been Blogging Much...

John Gay's The Beggar's Opera

This 18th century satire of the underclass takes aim at today's consumerist culture. A blend of theater, music and video art combined with an over-the-top ensemble. 6 performers playing 23 roles, 14 eclectic new songs from 7 composers: 40 reasons to spend the holiday season with PWP
a Peculiar Worksites performance

Wednesday December 10th thru Sunday, December 14th at 8pm
258 Bowery Space
258 Bowery (1/2 block below Houston—formerly Dixon Place)

Admission: FREE

with actors
Frank Blocker,* Diego Diaz (Thur & Sat), Mick Hilgers* (Wed, Fri, Sun), Sadrina Johnson,* Catherine Porter* and Nomi Tichman

live music from
Antonio Arosemena, Geoffrey E. Hull, Benjamin Ickies and Megan Leach

and original songs by
George Croom, Beth Falcone, Alex Hill, Benjamin Ickies,
Peter Kieswalter, Daniel Levy and Tracy Stark

adaptators Christopher Burney, Myrel Chernick and Barry Rowell
musical arranger/orchestrator Benjamin Ickies
projections & visuals Myrel Chernick
dance & fight choreography Kriota Willberg
costumes Tara Hills
lighting Justin Sturges
stage manager Jenilee Shanks
vocal coach C. Colby Sachs
production associate Emma Malika
producer Ralph Lewis
director Barry Rowell

reservations or 212 529 3626

Peculiar Worksites are made possible in part with public support from the New York State Council on the Arts and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and with private support from the Jerome Robbins Foundation and the Nancy Quinn Fund, a project of A.R.T./New York
*member, Actor's Equity Association

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