COTE Presents: "Cascando" by Samuel Beckett

5:07 PM / Posted by Ashley /


COTE's next production, directed by Robert Gonyo...

Co-Op Theatre East and Ensemble thing NY announce:

Performance of Samuel Beckett’s Cascandowith Two New Collaborative Works for Music & Theatre

Thursday, December 18, 9 p.m. at Chashama, 217 E. 42nd Street in Manhattan

On Thursday, December 18 at 9 p.m., Co-Op Theatre East and ensemble thingNY will perform two new works for theatre and music, culminating in a live performance of Samuel Beckett’s Cascando.The piece follows two new original works, including a musical composition written by ensemble thingNY for performance by the theatre practitioners in Co-Op Theatre East, and in return a theatre piece written by COTE for performance by the musicians in ensemble thingNY.
The troupes then share the stage for Beckett’s resounding radio play.

Performing with thingNY will be Paul Pinto, autoharp, Stefanos Tsigrimanis, guitar, Jeffrey Young, violin, and Andrew Livingston, bass.

Playing with COTE will be Casey Cleverly, Robert Gonyo, and Ashley Marinaccio.

Tickets are available at the door for $6.

About Co-Op Theatre East: Founded in April of 2008, Co-Op Theatre East (COTE) believes in the power of art to foster a dialogue for social change. COTE provides an entertaining performance forum in which to ask evocative, challenging questions of artists and audiences on our way to creating collaborative answers. For more information on Co-Op Theatre East, please visit http://www.cooptheatreeast.org/.

About thingNY: The New Yorker's Alex Ross called new music uber-group thingNY part of the city's burgeoning avant-garde classical music scene "striking an attitude of resistance to mainstream culture". This exciting new music collective, comprised of composers, instrumentalists and singers from the NYC metro area, revels in creating and performing unrelenting experimental new works with passion and enthusiasm, oscillating between the “sweeter sounds” and the “punishingly loud.”

Samuel Beckett’s Cascando with two new works for music and theatre Thursday, December 18 @ 9:00pm.

Chashama
217 E. 42nd Street, Manhattan(Take the 4,5,6,7 or S trains to “42nd Street – Grand Central”)Tickets: $6


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1 comments:

Comment by lifeform666 on November 26, 2008 at 9:58 PM

Here's the BBC's (radio) version:

Cascando

Attenuate the bass before listening. And don't be embarrassed if it takes several listenings to "get it".

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