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Its San Francisco in the 1970s. Fifteen-year-old Minnie has just started an affair with her mothers boyfriend. Shit.
I think hes going to cut things off with me. Hes getting more involved with my mother again. They seem to be going out more and more. I just cant take it. What if they got married or even if they just moved in together?
The stage setup for Object Collections upcoming show, The Geometryopening at the Chocolate Factory on March 25reads like a catalogue of the otherworldly and bizarre.
"Theres a lot of autobiography in A Cool Dip in the Barren Saharan Crick," says playwright Kia Corthron.
Delirium 27 works with a tantalizing vision. Lights glower, rhythms pulsate in the sound design as the four actors group and break compulsively. Projections spill on several screens: actors tightly shot mugs, urban overheads, then a solar radiance on the back wall thats as entrancing as Olafur Eliassons twilight sun at the Tate.
What do you think of when you think of Tennessee? Maybe its New Orleans or St. Louis, the Kindness of Strangers, Glass Figurines, Brick and Maggie and No-Neck Monsters, drinking, fighting, repressed homosexuality, animal passions and Heat.