Theatre Reverb, the young Brooklyn-based company of interdisciplinary artists from the United States and Central Europe, that is in residency at Galapagos Art Space in New York, and was featured at HomeBase Salon and tamtamArts in Berlin, has announced a five-performance presentation of their newest multimedia production initium/finis at HERE Arts Center and the Mini-Fridge Festival at Under St. Marks Theatre.
initium/finis is a sensual science fiction noir with live original music, East/West myth, media and cabaret. It received the award for “Most Innovative Production” at the FRIGID New York Festival in March. Theatre Reverb members Kristin Arnesen and Radoslaw Konopka have collaborated for the first time with composer and musician Ellery Royston and kutiyattam artist Rajaneesh Chakyar to create this unique total theatrical experience. initium/finis is the first chapter of the team’s large-scale project Reliquum which will be presented in New York and India in 2013.
initium/finis: A lush sci-fi noir told with media, live music, cabaret and Indian dance-theatre. Voyeurism, eroticism and terror converge in this sensual tale of violence and revolution in a futuristic world.
Performances at Under St. Marks: Sat Jun 30 – 5:00 PM, Sun Jul 1 – 7:00 PM
Performances at HERE: Wed Jul 11 – 7:00 PM, Thurs Jul 12 – 7:00 PM, Fri Jul 13 – 7:00 PM
initium/finis by Theatre Reverb: performed by Kristin Arnesen, Radoslaw Konopka, and Ellery Royston. Voice over by Melissa Wong and Christopher Thomas Gilkey. Kutiyattam arrangements by Rajaneesh Chakyar. Sanskrit translation by Bhadra Rajaneesh. Snake dance by Jessy Smith. Concept, story, and media design by Radoslaw Konopka and Kristin Arnesen. Script by Kristin Arnesen. Music by Ellery Royston. Lights by luckydave. Developed collaboratively by Radoslaw, Kristin and Ellery.
For more, visit www.TheatreReverb.org.