The Spoon River Anthology Begins Perfs Tonight at The Invisible Dog in Brooklyn
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, PLEASE
PERFORMANCES BEGIN TONIGHT IN BROOKLYN
SPECIAL STAGING OF
“ THE SPOON RIVER ANTHOLOGY”
CONCEIVED AND DIRECTED BY JIMMY MAIZE
**FEATURING A CAST OF ONE-HUNDRED PERFORMERS**
LIMITED ENGAGEMENT APRIL 24-28
AT INVISIBLE DOG ART CENTER IN BROOKLYN
New York, NY (April 24, 2012) – Edgar Lee Masters’ epic work, The Spoon River Anthology, travels to Brooklyn where it will receive an all-new production, of unprecedented scale and scope, conceived & directed Jimmy Maize, with music by Eli Zoller, choreography by Jon Cooper & Marine Sialelli, and music direction by Ethan Wagner, and featuring a cast of one-hundred performers, The limited engagement begins performances tonight, April 24 and will continue through this Saturday, April 28 at the Invisible Dog Art Center (51 Bergen Street in Brooklyn).
This new production of The Spoon River Anthology received its world premiere April 18 – 21 at Riverside Theater at Columbia University.
In Jimmy Maize’s sweeping re-imagining of Edgar Lee Masters’ seminal 1915 book of poetry, a cast of one-hundred brings to life the collection of epitaphs that vividly depict life in the fictional Midwestern town of Spoon River, as told from the perspective of its deceased residents. Maize’s epic adaptation incorporates live music, and dance, giving new life to the innovative spirit of Masters’ work and updating it for contemporary audiences.
This extraordinary staging will feature Sophie Amoss, Will Arbery, Elissa Aron, Michael Barringer, Andrew Belcher, Sloan Bradford, Michael Brahce, Katie Broad ,Clare Brower, Kevin Bunge, Sheyenne Javonne Brown, Christian Caldwell, Marianna Caldwell, Juan Cardenas, Michael Cicetti, Yvonne Cone, Zoe Costello, Rachel Craw, Will Dagger, Joseph Dale Harris, Meghan Dalton, Shea Davis, Matthew Duré, Paul Eddy, Abby Eletz, Benjamin Fisher, Rohan Flinn, Aaron Gaines, David Gautschy, Matthew Robert Gehring, Jonathan Gordon, Megan Grace, Nate Grams, Jason Green, Anna Greenfield, Kate Gunther, Eddie Gutierrez, Logan James Hall, Anna Hendrick, Su Hendrickson, Leah Henoch, Kate Hopkins, Jacqui Jarrold, Brandon Jones*, Anna Ryan Konkle, Dan Kurtz, Kristie Larson, Joanna Levinger, Andrew Lynch, Leemore Malka, Charlie Mann, Amanda Lea Mason, Molly McAdoo, Katie Melby, Helyn Rain Messenger, Melissa Mickens, Ambien Mitchell, Christine Mottram, Javan Nelson, Kyle Nesbit, Chelsea Niven, Greg Nussen, Sean O’Hagan, Anastasia Olowin, Sean Patrick Murray, Jose Paz, Juliette Pannone, Adam Petchel, Alexandra Pucci, Edward Raube-Wilson, Keith Reed, Sam Reeder, Kevin Reich, Miguel Reis, Jed B. Roy, Patrick Scheid, Sandra Maren Schneider, Dana Scurlock, Nadia Sepsenwol, Phillip Shinn, Marine Sialelli, Franny Silverman*, Jeri Silverman, Brendan Sokler, Elise Sokolow, Gianmarco Soresi, Ryan Stinnett, Lauren Swan-Potras, Erica Swindell, Andy Talen, Chanel Thomas, Sarah Todes, Kelsey Torstveit, and Jeffrey A. Wisniewski.
The creative team includes Mikaela Liakata (Scenic Consultant), Abigail Hahn (Costumes), David Bengali (Lights), and Matthew Kagen (Producer). The Production Stage Manager is Aislinn Curry.
The Spoon River Anthology performance schedule is, as follows:
Invisible Dog Art Center
51 Bergen Street in Brooklyn
Tuesday-Saturday at 8:00 p.m.
Tickets are $15.00 plus $1.52 facility fee. All seating is general admission and may be purchased by visiting Brown Paper Tickets at www.brownpapertickets.com
Additional information is available by visiting www.spoonrivernyc.com .