2010 |HELL AND HIGH WATER, or Lessons for When the Sky Falls (2009 New Works Contest Winner)
In Spring 2010, MultiStages produced “Hell and High Water…” by Jamuna Yvette Sirker, Projection Design by Jan Hartley, Choreography by Jennifer Chin, Directed by Artistic Director Lorca Peress at Hudson Guild Theatre. MultiStages was invited to present the play in the Theatre for the New City’s Lower Eastside Festival. How do we choose life in the face of unspeakable horror and neglect? Sirker, a KATRINA survivor, shares her story of how to survive apocalyptic times in America in a poetic, funny, and surreal Fantasia you won’t find on CNN!
CAST: Richarda Abrams, Frances Chewning, Ross DeGraw, Joyce Griffen, Cary Hite, Russell Jordan, Anna Lamadrid, Frederick Mayer, Paul Christian Mischeshin. ARTISTIC COMPANY: Jan Hartley, Projection Design; Alex Moore, Lighting Design; Eleanor D’Eustachio, Costume Design; Lorca Peress, Set Design; Lisa Tygier Diamond, Postcard Art; and Josh Allen, Sound Design. PRODUCTION COMPANY: Denise R. Zeiler AEA Production Stage Manager, Geoffrey Nixon Stage Manager; Jaki Silver Associate Producer.