A tragic love story about the boy who became Emperor
Hadrian's page. ANTINOUS speaks about the deep
bond between a middle-aged man and a teenager,
but also about politics, power and powerlessness.
JOHN SANNUTO as Emperor Hadrian
JO JO HRISTOVA as Hadrians' old slave
ALY BITTER as Antinous' young slave
JULIANA FADEYEV as Antinous tutor and as Empress Sabina
Light Daniel Winter
Images & Sounds Basil Horn
Costumes Rachel Guilfoyle
Music DAVID SHARPE
New York, Winter Preview 2011, Nuyorican Cafe
New York, Fall 2012, The First Floor Theater
A play about Augustine of Hippo, a writer who lived during the late Roman Empire, better known as a Saint and as a pivotal figure in Western thinking.
However, this is not a work about religion or about philosophy.
CONFESSIONS is a few artists' exploration of the life of a young man in search of what he called his hominis interioris - "the lover within."
A singer, a cellist and a dancer bring to life a variety of characters in Augustine's world, in order to tell us the story of how a man followed the call of a strange force inside himself, which spoke to him out loud.
New York, 2009. New York University's Casa Italiana and Temple M
Five one-woman monologues about contemporary tragedies inspired
by Euripides' Medea. A Palestinian terrorist. A school teacher who
seduced her student. An American soldier who became a torturer in
Iraq's Abu Ghraib's jail. A young mother who drowned her children.
A woman who committed suicide in order
to frame her husband for murder.
JO JO HRISTOVA
Movement by Barbara Martinez
Image concept by Amelia Arenas
Lighting design by Duilio Passariello
*These roles were played by Brad Cresswell in the original production
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