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Another soon thing: on August 12 at Mount Tremper Arts, a preview of The Power of Emotion: The Apartment, a play by Shonni Enelow, directed by Katherine Brook with music by Taylor Brook (performed by TAK). The play will also run at Abrons Arts Center this October.
It's a play in which a fight between two women leads to an apartment fire. It's a play that asks questions like, what is the nature of emotions, and why are they so disturbing and powerful to witness onstage? It's a play that takes an actual court case, Wagner and Beyoncé as source material.
I love working with Katherine Brook because she says things like:
"The most troubling (or interesting) thing to watch is a performer who is subtly not behaving as they ought to. "
"I am not interested in art mirroring life, I am interested in art that skews perception, and moves light years into the future and the past."
And Taylor Brook writes things like: