Baruch College presents Words on the Street, a book-length poem and mystery by Anna Rabinowitz transformed into a multimedia hybrid performance. “An infant is abducted and the seven deadly sins play out their power struggle while pandemonium reigns in a dystopian world.” The performance runs 10.26 – 11.4. Ticket prices are $16-$51.
Words on the Street was developed by writer Anna Rabinowitz, director Kristin Marting, video designer Lianne Arnold (As One), and composer Matt Marks and includes performances by acclaimed soprano Lauren Flanigan (Seance on a Wet Afternoon) and John Kelly (The Echo Drift).
Location: Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Ave. (enter 25th Street between Lexington & 3rd Aves)
Additional Compositions: Lainie Fefferman, John Glover, Mary Kouyoumdjian, David T. Little, Kamala Sankaram, Caroline Shaw, and Randall Woolf
Video design by Lianne Arnold
Scenic Design by Arnulfo Maldonado
Lighting Design by Lucrecia Briceno
Costume Design by Kate Fry
Line Produced by Sami Pyne
Production Managed by James Fry
Performers: Sumayya Ali (Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed That Line To Freedom), Paul An, Caitlin Cisco, Lauren Flanigan, John Kelly, Paul Pinto, and Adrian Rosas (Composers & The Voice)
Anna Rabinowitz is the author of five collections of poetry: Words on the Street, Present Tense, The Wanton Sublime: A Florilegium of Whethers and Wonders, Darkling: A Poem, and At the Site of Inside Out. She has also written two librettos for her collections The Wanton Sublime, a mono-drama for mezzo-soprano, and Darkling, a chamber opera.