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The Floor is Lava: Blocking Studio Lab #1 [JKB Life]

posted on February 21st, 2018 by Giorgos

Welcome to opening night of the semester’s very first Studio Lab!

Please do note that this video is not intended to match the tone of the play itself. Please do not arrive expecting heavy metal.

This Property is Condemned/ Talk to Me Like the Rain and Let Me Listen by Tennessee Williams

Directed/Lighting Designed by Erica Schnitzer (’18)

Stage Managed by Emily Forer (’20)

Sound Designed by August Sylvester (’20)

Featuring: Coco McNeil (’21) Alec Sill (’20)

Two short plays; completely different in time, place, and location. In an impoverished Mississippi railroad town, Willie, an independent preteen with ambitions to emulate her sister’s romanticized but tragic untimely death, attempts to regale the important parts of her life to Tom, an adolescent desperate for companionship. Travel 15 years into the future and we see these two people living together in a decrepit apartment on the lower east side of Manhattan. We once again bear witness to the romanticization of the worst parts of humanity. Still, these two people cling to one another with the hope that a true human connection is enough to survive.

Performances are: February 21-23 (Wed-Fri) at 7pm

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