Photo Flash: RED NOIR at The Living Theatre
In RED NOIR, which opens at The Living Theatre on Thursday, December 10, writer Anne Waldman combines metaphors of the film noir genre and reflections on modern life in our economically and ecologically trouble ridden war culture. Set on the Lower East Side, with an array of vivid characters whose lives intertwine, the play follows Ruby (Sheila Dabney) as she investigates a black market deal done by many greedy hands and pursues two men, Jelly (Anthony Sisco) and Bolt (Eno Edet), each carrying a valise - one filled with a nuclear or toxic substance; the other filled with the seeds of the future.
Integrating Ms. Malina's direction and Ms. Waldman's vast and accomplished literary catalogue, RED NOIR exposes lists of toxic chemicals, reaches out to the Middle East, and expounds upon troubles in our worldly existence in an attempt to find ways toward revelation, revolution and redemption.
RED NOIR opens Thursday, December 10, and performances run through Jan. 30 at The Living Theatre (21 Clinton Street): Wed.-Sat. at 8pm (no performances Fri., Dec. 18; Thurs., Dec. 24; and Fri., Dec. 25. Tickets are $20 (Wednesdays are Pay What You Can). For reservations,
call 212-352-3101 or visit www.Theatermania.com.
For additional information, visit www.livingtheatre.org.
Photos by Kennedy Yanko
Anthony Sisco and Sheila Dabney
Vinie Burrows and Camilla de Araujo
Ensemble of The Living Theatre's "Red Noir"