Friday, December 15, 2017

Playwright and Composer Heather Christian at the Bushwick Starr, 2017

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Playwright and Composer Heather Christian with her Hailen Upright Piano
The Bushwick Starr, 2017

Animal Wisdom
Co-produced by The Bushwick Starr + West Yorkshire Playhouse
Created by Heather Christian
Directed by Mark Rosenblatt
Co-Directed by Emilyn Kowaleski
Featuring & made in collaboration with Sasha Brown, Heather Christian, Fred Epstein, Eric Farber & Maya Sharpe
Music, Book & Lyrics - Heather Christian
Director - Mark Rosenblatt
Co-Director - Emilyn Kowaleski
Guitar, Cello, & Vocals - Sasha Brown
Piano & Vocals - Heather Christian
Bass & Vocals - Fred Epstein
Percussion & Vocals - Eric Farber
Violin & Vocals - Maya Sharpe
Lighting Designer & Art Director - Andrew Schneider
Scenic Designers - Eric Farber & Andrew Schneider
Sound Designer - Stowe Nelson
Costume Designer - Heather McDevitt Barton
Dramaturg - Jill Frutkin
Orchestration - Sasha Brown, Heather Christian, Fred Epstein, Eric Farber & Maya Sharpe
Production Stage Manager - Kendall Allen
Technical Director/Associate Lighting Designer - Tater Dave Polato
Producer - Lucy Jackson
Associate Producer - Brittany Coyne
Wardrobe Supervisor and Assistant Costume Designer - Eva Jaunzemis
Sound Engineer - Jay Maury
Lighting Engineer - Eamon Goodman
Production Interns - Sarah Gallegos & Chris Pinto

Friday, December 8, 2017

Portraits of God in the Wilderness x

 God in the Olympics, Olympic National Park,
 Sun on the Mountain, North Cascade National Park
Creek Sun in the Great Basin, Great Basin National Park

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Playwright Portrait, Young Jean Lee, 2007, Excerpt from Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Morals x

Playwright Portrait, Young Jean Lee, 2007, 

Everything is fairly clear and straightforward, like on a balcony in bare feet with the stone of the balcony against your face, shot in the back, fallen to the ground with an arrow sticking out of your head.

And I’m sorry to have been such a disappointment to you. I mean that sincerely. But I also feel kind of like, fuck you.