What do you do when, almost a year into development of a play, the play disappears?
You could cut and run. Or, you could rally the team you’ve assembled, and make something else. Something grounded in the work you’ve done up to that point—but also, something beautifully unique.
That’s just what happened to the team behind M-34 and Cloud of Fools Theater Company‘s All That Dies and Rises; listen in as director James Rutherford, choreographer Laura Butler Rivera, and performer Jon Froehlich discuss making rorschach blots, why we’re here, focusing on the excitement, and the wisdom of Peter Brook.
“…if it’s too abstract, it doesn’t work. It needs to look enough like something that your mind tries to figure it out, but not enough like anything that your mind is able to succeed…”
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M-34 and Cloud of Fools Theater Company present
All That Dies and Rises
directed by James Rutherford
devised by the ensemble
December 11–21, 2014
Saturday, December 20 @3PM
Sunday, December 14 @8PM
64 E. 4th Street
tickets: $15, available via artful.ly