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HERE presents
in association with thingNY

THOMAS PAINE IN VIOLENCE

NOV. 6-18, 2017

HERE Arts Center. 145 Sixth Ave. New York.

THOMAS PAINE IN VIOLENCE is the new electroacoustic psychedelic opera-sermon created by Paul Pinto [thingNY, Varispeed, Great Comet] set in a radio station in the afterlife of the Founding Father and international activist. Legendary vocalist Joan La Barbara portrays Paine struggling to broadcast a message of economic justice amidst a whirlwind of lightning-quick singing, autotuned shock-jockery, gadgets, voices, instruments, and sonic chaos.
Presented by and at HERE as part of their 25th Season commissioning and producing hybrid theatre work In association with the estimable ensemble thingNY

Starring: Joan La Barbara, Christian Luu, Andrew Mayer, Pat Muchmore, Paul Pinto, Eddie Rodriguez Jr., Mélanie Genin, Andrew Livingston, Erin Rogers, Kathryn Sloat, and Jeffrey Young

Directed by Rick Burkhardt
Lighting by Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew
Scenic design by Carolyn Mraz
Sound design by Philip White
Choreography by Chloe Treat
Sound engineer: Gus Callahan
Production stylist: Aliza Simons
Stage manager: Alex West

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Rick Burkhardt

Rick Burkhardt

Gus Callahan

Gus Callahan

Melanie Genin

Melanie Genin

Joan La Barbara

Joan La Barbara

Andrew Livingston

Andrew Livingston

Christian Luu

Christian Luu

Andrew Mayer

Andrew Mayer

Carolyn Mraz

Carolyn Mraz

Pat Muchmore

Pat Muchmore

Paul Pinto

Paul Pinto

Eddie Rodriguez Jr

Eddie Rodriguez Jr.

Erin Rogers

Erin Rogers

Aliza Simons

Aliza Simons

Kate Sloat

Kathryn Sloat

Chloe Treat

Chloe Treat

Alex B. West

Alex B. West

Philip White

Philip White

Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew

Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew

Jeffrey Young

Jeffrey Young

Henry 'f*ckin'Fonda

and Henry Fonda

Photo credits: Benjamin Heller


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