Experimental performance troupe Half Straddle presents a theatrical pop-song cycle that burrows and soars through the twisted layers of emotion between sisters, friends, and lovers. More…
With text and lyrics by Tina Satter, and music by Chris Giarmo and Erin Markey, 'Ghost Rings' unfurls a narrative of contemporary friendship and family making told through evocative performance and design. Mixing deadpan magical realism with the considerations of feminist thinkers, the piece is a tender and comic musical experience.
See it if You are, as I am, a fan of this downtown troupe and its talented members. It has music, family, emotion, angst and spirit animals.
Don't see it if You are as I, not a fan of musical productions, and being rather long in the tooth, perhaps not as hip to its interests as the Bushwick set.
See it if you like incredible vocal and acting performances and some of the best songwriting in ages.
Don't see it if you want to have any idea what's going on at any point in the show.