Charles Manson trials, Peoples Temple, the Oscars, mental illness – the hysteria and cultural plasticity of moral conventions becomes intoxicating subject matter for Saint Genet’s theatrical, body-based performances. Narratives weave through chaotic episodes of beauty and pain in dream-like stagings. Director Derrick Ryan Claude Mitchell and a cast of collaborators compose operatic exhibitions that manifest a sort of ceremonial endurance for performers and viewers alike. We invite you to enter at www.saintgenet.org
Photo Credit: Dan Hawkins.