HERE Arts Center presents this electronic, psychedelic opera-sermon set in a cosmic radio station in the afterlife of the Thomas Paine, the Founding Father and international activist. More…
In 'Thomas Paine in Violence,' Paine struggles to broadcast a message of economic justice amidst a whirlwind of lightning-quick singing, autotuned shock-jockery, gadgets, voices, instruments, and sonic chaos.
See it if You are a fan of Paul Pinto. Which I am. Even still I honestly have no idea what this show was about or why it even existed.
Don't see it if You are expecting theater or opera. This is an acid trip at a fine art gallery. Except slow and without the joy.