Harris performed a selection from Train Stories,
a collaboration with director David Ford, a riveting tale
capturing the harsh realities and lush beauty of life in
America at the edge of the civil rights movement.
Jones performed a selection from When God Winked, Unusual
Stories from an Unusual Place—Heaven. Heralded
as one of the most influential storytellers of our time,
Ron’s vivid personal stories offer an entertaining,
insightful view of the difficulties of youth and the perils
Mark McGoldrick performed a selection from The Golden Hammer,
his work in progress with director David Ford; he also worked
with Charlie Varon to develop Tom and John, two
monologues exploring adolescent rebellion and the world
of spinal-cord injury rehabilitation.
England in 1984 wasn't what George Orwell had in mind. In 1984
/ Loss, Joe Dunn threaded together a visit by Orwell
to modern London, a story of the 1984 English miners strike,
and a personal history to examine what we lost and what
Inside sunny suburban homes are the heroes of Doreen Maller’s
spoken word performances—ordinary American women raising
families, making ends meet and struggling to find meaning
and purpose between trips to the grocery store. The
Eternal Light and Lego Towers were two of Doreen’s Other American Stories currently in development.
Varon, monologist extraordinary, presented two evenings of
exciting new work from some of his favorite artists, and
opened both shows.