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GENERATOR: Pestilence Part 1

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Members say: Strange, Ambitious, Multi-media, Scattered, Humorous

About the show

Expressionistic and experimental, the narrative of this new work begins with a spark of energy triggering life on the planet.  More…

From the show:

A cluster of single celled organisms develop and evolve into clusters of pre-humans. Science and mythology merge to create an origin narrative. GENERATOR climaxes in a lyrical expression of language sung by the African spider god of stories, Anansi.

Member Reviews (1)


Strange, Ambitious, Multi-media, Scattered, Humorous

Ambitious, Humorous, Scattered, Strange, Multi-media

See it if you're willing to hold off questioning what it all means & enjoy the full sensory wash of multiple art forms occupying the same time & space

Don't see it if you want to see a play with a clear plot & recognizable characters.

Also For the first few minutes of “Generator” I was afraid this might be a ... Read more Read less

February 22nd, 2020
"Part art installation, part dance theater that evokes the evolution of life forms on earth. The show is accompanied by the other-worldly sounds of the band NYOBS, by video projections and even by a series of smells. billed as an AIDS allegory. The connection to AIDS escapes me,"
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