The Difficulty of Crossing a Field
An opera by David Lang and Mac Wellman based on an Ambrose Bierce tale about an inquest into the strange disappearance of an Alabama planter just before the Civil War. Produced by Beth Morrison Projects.
ANATOMY THEATRE is part multimedia opera, part conceptual art installation that conjures a time in which "specialists" traveled from town to town in pre-modern Europe, dissecting the corpses of executed criminals to seek evidence of corruption in the interior of the human body.
A joyous, grisly theatrical event by Pulitzer Prize winning composer David Lang, and world renowned conceptual artist Mark Dion. Featuring the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) http://iceorg.org/Produced by Beth Morrison Projects. LA Opera, Red Cat 2016.
WOYZECK: "I dreamed about killing you again last night..."
Award-winning playwright Neil LaBute riffs on Wilco in the opening to his fresh adaptation of Georg Buchner's classic work. An investigation of desire, exploitation, and madness, LaBute's WOYZECK brings a new fire to this canonical tale.
Performing at UC Davis in the Spring of 2015, with music by Pulitzer prize winning composer David Lang.