THE SPOON RIVER ANTHOLOGY Begins Performances in Brooklyn Tonight
The Spoon River Anthology travels to Brooklyn where it will receive an all-new production, conceived & directed Jimmy Maize, with music by Eli Zoller, choreography by Jon Cooper & Marine Sialelli, and music direction by Ethan Wagner, and featuring a cast of one-hundred performers, The limited engagement begins performances tonight, April 24 and will continue through this Saturday, April 28 at the Invisible Dog Art Center (51 Bergen Street in Brooklyn).
This new production of The Spoon River Anthology received its world premiere April 18 – 21 at Riverside Theater at Columbia University.
In Jimmy Maize's sweeping re-imagining of Edgar Lee Masters' seminal 1915 book of poetry, a cast of one-hundred brings to life the collection of epitaphs that vividly depict life in the fictional Midwestern town of Spoon River, as told from the perspective of its deceased residents. Maize's epic adaptation incorporates live music, and dance, giving new life to the innovative spirit of Masters' work and updating it for contemporary audiences.
This extraordinary staging will feature Sophie Amoss, Will Arbery, Elissa Aron, Michael Barringer, Andrew Belcher, Sloan Bradford, Michael Brahce, Katie Broad, Clare Brower, Sheyenne Javonne Brown, Kevin Bunge, MariAnna Caldwell, Christian Caldwell, Juan Cardenas, Michael Cicetti, Yvonne Cone, Hannah Corrigan, Zoe Costello, Rachel Craw, Will Dagger, Meghan Dalton, Shea Davies, Paul Eddy, Abby Eletz, Benjamin Fisher, Rohan Flinn, David Gautschy, Matthew Gehring, Jonathan Gordon, Megan Grace, Nate Grams, Anna Greenfield, Kate Gunther, Eddie Gutierrez, Logan James Hall, Joseph Dale Harris, Anna Hendrick, Su Hendrickson, Leah Henoch, Kate Hopkins, Jacqui Jarrold, BranDon Jones, Anna Konkle, Daniel Kurtz, Kristie Larson, Joanna Levinger, Andrew Lynch, Leemore Malka, Charlie Mann, Amanda Lea Mason, Molly McAdoo, Katie Melby, Helyn Messenger, Melissa Mickens, Ambien Mitchell, Christine Mottram, Sean PatRick Murray, Javan Nelson, Kyle Nesbit, Chelsea Niven, Greg Nussen, Sean O'Hagan, Anastasia Olowin, Juliette Pannone, Jose Paz, Adam Petchel, Duncan Pflaster, Alexandra Pucci, Edward Raube-Wilson, Keith Reed, Sam Reeder, Miguel Reis, Rachel Richman, Michael Rosengarten, Bertrand Roy, Patrick Scheid, Sandra Schneider, Dana Scurlock, Nadia Sepsenwol, Phillip Shinn, Franny Silverman, Jeri Silverman, Brendan Sokler, Elise Sokolow, Gianmarco Soresi, Ryan Stinnett, Erica Swindell, Andy Talen, Chanel Thomas, Sarah Todes, Kelsey Torstveit, Max Waszak, and Jeffrey A. Wisniewski.
The creative team includes Mikaela Liakata (Scenic Consultant), Abigail Hahn (Costumes), David Bengali (Lights), and Matthew Kagen (Producer). The Production Stage Manager is Aislinn Curry.
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