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Persephone in the Late Anthropocene: Movement One


Hinge/Works presents a modern spoken word opera, written by Megan Grumbling and composed by Denis Nye, about Persephone's erratic journeys from underworld to earth in the age of climate change.

Synopsis of Movement One: As Persephone develops a decadent relationship with humans, the world around her slowly deteriorates, and Demeter loses her connection with her daughter and the natural world.

The first part of this opera will be presented in a workshop format on May 15th and 16th. Audience feedback is strongly encouraged!

Friday May 15th at 7:30
Saturday May 16th at 2pm and 7:30


The full opera will be presented in October 2015.

Performers:
Deborah Paley
Paul Haley
Bridgette Kelly
Marjolaine Whittlesey
Ian Bannon

Musicians:
Margaret Hopkins- violin
Sarah Hoag- violin
Deven Colella- cello

Production Team:
Megan Grumbling - writer, co-creator
Denis Nye - composer, co-creator
Tess Van Horn - director
Jenna Crowder - installation
Corey Anderson - lights
Rene Johnson: stage manager
Kristen Sheehy - installation sculptor


Tickets $12 suggested donation at the door.