October 27, 2010

Leslie Scalapino’s play: Flow (Winged Crocodile) / The Trains

Belladonna* Collaborative Presents:

Tuesday, November 16, 2010; 7:30 pm

Flow (Winged Crocodile) / The Trains
A Play by Leslie Scalapino
Directed by Fiona Templeton,
with Katie Brown, Stephanie Silver and Julie Troost.
Dance by Molissa Fenley.
Music by Joan Jeanrenaud.
Projected drawings by Eve Biddle.
Technical director Ray Roy III.

Flow (Winged Crocodile) / The Trains by poet Leslie Scalapino travels between the left and right sides of the brain, with appearances by a reincarnated Patty Hearst in the 1974 SLA bank heist and a green-winged creature that is part Crocodile, part Michelin Man, and part charging Rhino. Performed by The Relationship, a performance group directed by Fiona Templeton that specializes in innovative language and use of site.

Leslie Scalapino (1944-2010) was the author of thirty books of poetry, poem-plays, essays, and fiction.

Location: Dixon Place: 161 Chrystie Street; New York, NY
Admission: $6

“Scalapino makes everything take place in real time, in the light and air and night where all of us live, everything happening at once.” --Philip Whalen