Monday, October 15, 2007

The Work on RADIO GHOSTS Continues

The collaborative team for Radio Ghosts is gearing up for another round of work.

We continue to build this project-- asking questions, exploring form, and opening our hearts as we continue work on what is, for all of us, one of the most exciting projects we've ever entered into.

We are now assembling the rest of our creative team for at least one presentation in early 2008. As part of The Dramatists Guild's on-going efforts to develop new works, we will be presenting Radio Ghosts as part of their "Friday Night Footlights" series in New York.

We will be presenting this work-in-progress on:

Friday, February 1st, 2008 at
The Dramatists Guild of America
1501 Broadway, Ste 701 (the F. Loewe Room is 710)
New York, NY

The creative team assembled so far is STELLAR and I love them all to pieces:

by Greg Romero (Philadelphia)
by Mike Vernusky (Austin)
by Andrew J. Merkel (Philadelphia)
by Genevieve Saenz (NYC)
by Stephen Hungerford (Philadelphia)

We are also in communication with a number of performers right now who are all very talented, passionate, wonderful artists and people.

So far, this is what the project is all about:

An expert in Holographic Theory (named William Tell) tries to speak to his comatized son through radio waves. A ghost carrying a wool blanket appears and shatters the world. A physician tests his imagination with a patient who continually falls into fires.

Using Electronic Voice Phenomenon and
The Holographic Universe as inspiration, Radio Ghosts is a multi-layered collaborative work that combines live performance and recorded sound, creating a real-time (bending), performative conversation between what is live, what is electronically composed, and what is beyond our imagination.