Direct from his award winning performance at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival Horse Trade Theater Group (Heidi Grumelot, Artistic Director, Erez Ziv, Managing Director) in association with Bowery Arts and Science will present a new multimedia solo show written and performed by Darian Dauchan (Death Boogie).
Darian Dauchan is the winner of the 2012 Stakeholder's Choice Award funded by The Jerome Foundation and presented by Bowery Arts and Science. This multi-media one-man feat consists of live looped songs, beat boxing and a collage of satirical poems and presidential sound bites chronicling candidacy to presidency, to present day. A virtual rhetorical conversation on the subject of America between a Poet and our President.
Horse Trade Theater Group will present a limited engagement of OBAMATRY, October 16, 23, 30 and November 6 at 7pm at UNDER St. Marks(94 St. Marks Place between 2nd Avenue and Bowery). Tickets ($8) are available online at www.horseTRADE.info or by calling Smarttix at 212-868-4444.
Darian Dauchan is an award winning solo performer, actor, and poet who has appeared on both Broadway (Twentieth Century) and Off-Broadway Theatre (Jean Cocteau Rep., Classical Theatre of Harlem). TV credits include “Law and Order” and Nickelodeon's “Bet the House”, as Darian the "SoundFX" Guy. He was a member of the 2006 Nuyorican Poetry Slam Team, was crowned the 2007 Urbana Grand Slam Poetry Champion, was the 2009 New Word Artist, and is the 2012 winner of The Jerome Foundation's Stakeholder's Choice Award in association with Bowery Arts and Science. His most recent show Death Boogie, A Hip Hop Poetry Musical, also directed by McGrath which The New York Times called "a polished, invigorating spoken word performance" is the 2012 winner of two Edinburgh Fringe Festival Musical Theatre Matters Awards for Best New Music and Best Innovation of a Musical.
HORSE TRADE THEATER GROUP is a self-sustaining theater development group; with a focus on new work that has produced a massive quantity of stimulating downtown theater. Horse Trade’s Resident Artist Program offers a home to a select group of Independent theater artists, pooling together a great deal of talent and energy. It is also the home of FRIGID New York – the first and only festival of its kind in New York City. In 2011 Horse Trade received the New York Innovative Theatre Ellen Stewart Stewardship Award for demonstrating a significant contribution to the Off-Off-Broadway community through service, support and leadership.