Join the cast of a production of King Lear as they receive final notes before opening night. This one-man immersive performance will be performed in Tissue Farm’s Gallery with The Art of Seth’s show as a backdrop. Runtime is 70 minutes with no intermission.
Suggested donation: $20
Doors open at 6pm, grab a beverage in the espresso shop and find a seat before the show starts at 7pm.
Seating will be first come, first served.
1 night only!!!
Written by David Turkel
David Turkel is a playwright, screenwriter and poet based in Corvallis, Oregon. His plays have been produced in abandoned churches (Wild Signs), repurposed breweries (Holler), textile mills (Stroke/Book), lofts (F.O.R.D.), storefronts (Key to the Field, Crimson and Clover) and even the occasional theater (Nadia, ‘ratio). He was a founding member of Chapel Hill’s Somnabulist Project and Pittsburgh’s Bricolage Production Co.
Directed by Dan Jemmett
British theater director Dan Jemmett has directed at some of Europe’s most highly regarded theaters, including, in Paris, Théâtre National du Chaillot, Théâtre de la Ville, Théâtre National de l’Opéra Comique, Théâtre Marigny, and Peter Brook’s celebrated Théâtre Bouffes du Nord; and elsewhere, The Lyric Hammersmith and Almeida Opera in London, Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Düsseldorf, Reisopera in the Netherlands, and Teatro dell’Opera in Rome. He has also conceived and directed four highly praised shows in the US, had his film Curtains selected for the Edinburgh Film Festival, and his productions Dogface and The Collected Works of Billy the Kid for Madrid’s prestigious Festival de Otoño. After receiving the French critics Révélation Théâtral prize (2002) he became the first British director ever invited to work at the Comédie Francaise.
Featuring Jeffrey Carpenter
Jeffrey Carpenter founded Bricolage Production Company in Pittsburgh, PA in 2001. His artistic approach seeks alternatives to more traditional theater modalities, resulting in work that explores dynamic and deep modes of connectivity, placing each audience member at the center of the experience from which everything else spins. Immersive works with the company include: Project Amelia 2019, The Clearing 2018; DODO 2017, The Ascendants 2016; Enter the Imaginarium 2016; OjO: The Next Generation in Travel 2015; STRATA. 2012. He has also directed and acted in many stage productions for the company and in productions all over the Pittsburgh area and beyond.