Concrete Timbre - 1776: A Fresh Start
Friday, August 24, 2018
8:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
This event repeats every day between 8/24/2018 and 8/25/2018.
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A glimpse of a future world, distilled down to the skyscraper headquarters of Globe, Inc., located on a man-made island off the coast of Singapore, where American workers plan a rebellion.
Based on the short story 1776 by Leland Cheuk, 1776: A Fresh Start is a multidisciplinary theatrical performance with sounds, sights, movements, and rhythms, clamoring in a dystopian future where America has lost its ascendance to Russia, India, and China. When depersonalized American workers plan a rebellion, a memory-erased janitor must make a fateful decision amidst global capitalism gone feral.
Adapted for the stage by Nancy Greening
Original Music Compositions by Whitney George, Stephanie Greig, Jinhee Han, Ann Warren
Choreography by Johari Mayfield
Projections by Robert Morton
Directed by Polina Ionina
Performed by Rose Kow Xiu Yi – Violin, Jasper Davis – Bass Trombone, Johari Mayfield – Dancer