The Bushwick Starr Presents CABIN

The Bushwick Starr Presents CABIN

The Bushwick Starr presents the world premiere of CABIN, the latest from Bessie nominated Sean Donovan (The Reception at HERE, House/Divided at BAM), with original compositions by Obie Award winner Heather Christian (Animal Wisdom at The Bushwick Starr, The World is Round at BAM).

Part dance, theater, and film, CABIN explores violence, the complexities of queer desire and intimacy, and the lines between biography and fiction. It follows three queer men and the creation and destruction of their relationship in a cabin in the woods. It is a story, but it is also about story itself, how story is told and how disparate forms of expression can serve in the evocation of the feelings and sensations of memory.

CABIN features Tyler Ashley, Sean Donovan and Brandon Washington

Written by Sean Donovan, Directed by Sean Donovan, Choreographed by Sean Donovan, Tyler Ashley and Brandon Washington, Original Compositions by Heather Christian with Lyrics by Sean Donovan, Consulting Director: Stephen Brackett, Set Designer: Carolyn Mraz, Sound Designer: Dan Dobson, Video Designers: Austin Switser and Jess Medenbach, Costume Designer: Wendy Yang, Lighting Designer: Amanda K. Ringger, Technical Director: Carl Whipple, Production Stage Manager: Randi Rivera, Producer: Sandra Garner, Lingua Franca Arts

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Sean Donovan is an actor, dancer, writer, choreographer and director. He creates dance and theater performances often in collaboration with Sebastián Calderón Bentin. His most recent work, The Reception, premiered in 2017 at HERE Arts Center. His work has also been presented at JACK (NYC), Incubator Arts Project (NYC), FAE Festival in Panama, Stanford University (CA), and New York University (NYC).

The Bushwick Starr is an Obie Award winning non profit theater that presents an annual Season of new performance work. We are an organization defined by both our artists and our community, and since 2007, we have grown into a thriving theatrical venue, a vital neighborhood arts center, and a destination for exciting and engaging performance. We provide a springboard for emerging professional artists to make career-defining leaps, and we are a sanctuary where established performance companies come to experiment and innovate. We are also a neighborhood playhouse, serving our Bushwick, Brooklyn community's diverse artistic needs and impulses. Our past Seasons have included new work from groundbreaking artists such as Heather Christian, Diana Oh, The Mad Ones, Clare Barron, Phillip Howze, Dave Malloy, The Debate Society, Kristine Haruna Lee, and the TEAM.

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