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SONG OF A CONVALESCENT AYN RAND GIVING THANKS TO THE GODHEAD (IN THE LYDIAN MODE
IRT
New York, NY
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SONG OF A CONVALESCENT AYN RAND GIVING THANKS TO THE GODHEAD (IN THE LYDIAN MODE
Wolf 359, in association with IRT's 3B Development Series, present
a workshop showing of
SONG OF A CONVALESCENT AYN RAND GIVING THANKS TO THE GODHEAD (IN THE LYDIAN MODE)

Preview: 9/15
Shows: 9/16-9/29
no performances Mondays or Tuesdays
All performances at 8 pm
Tickets: FREE

At IRT: 154 Christopher St. #3B (third floor)

Produced by Chas Carey/Wolf 359
Conceived & Performed by Michael Yates Crowley & Michael Rau

BOX OFFICE
The box office will open at 7:30 p.m.
The house will open around 7:50 p.m.
At 8 p.m., any unclaimed tickets will be released to the wait list.  Demand has been very high -- please don't be late!
There is no late seating at the IRT theater.

WALK-UPS, CANCELLATIONS, AND SEATING POLICIES
As you can see, the show is almost totally sold out!  If you haven't reserved a ticket, don't despair--we're doing everything in our power to make sure that everyone who wants to see the show can see it.

We have a very small number of partial view walk-up seats available every night.  These are first-come, first-serve when the box office opens at 7:30.

Once all available seats are distributed, we will start a wait list for any cancellation tickets.  As noted above, no-shows and cancellations will be released to the wait list at 8 p.m.  (If you have a reservation, please don't be late!)

PRESS

"What would it take to lure Paul Ryan to Off-Broadway?  Perhaps Michael Yates Crowley and Michael Rau's [show]."
-The New York Times

"If you only see one free, 85-minute theatrical meditation on migraines and objectivism this year, make it [this one] . . . the piece offers a bit for everyone."
-Gothamist Daily (featured)

"The disparate elements of the piece create a dance that's fascinating to experience, engage with, and contemplate; like some of the best art they don't try to coalesce into a statement about this or that, but rather set the auditor's mind ablaze with new ideas and connections."
-NYTheatre.com

THE SHOW

Playing all the characters themselves, Wolf 359's Michael Yates Crowley and Michael Rau tunnel through time and space to visit an ill Beethoven writing one of his last string quartets, a defiant Ayn Rand in the afterlife, a drag queen's debut hosting local talent night at a strip club in Peoria, and many more in this musical/comical/tragical/historical/hysterical new show.  Named after that Beethoven string quartet, SONG OF A CONVALESCENT AYN RAND is an exploration of what it means to be an artist in America.

ABOUT WOLF 359

MICHAEL YATES CROWLEY is a New York City-based playwright and performer. His plays have been produced in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Berlin, and Edinburgh, among other cities. In New York, his work has been seen at 59E59 Theaters, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, PS 122, HERE Arts Center, 3LD, Dixon Place, and Ars Nova. He is a graduate of the Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab and former Artist-in-Residence at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center with Michael Rau and their theater company, Wolf 359. Crowley was a 2008-2009 Fellow in Playwriting from the New York Foundation for the Arts. Since 2005 he has curated Hearth Gods, a reading series in the East Village.

MICHAEL RAU is a theater director specializing in new plays, re-imagined classics, and opera. Since 2008 he has been working internationally in Germany, the UK, Ireland, Canada, and Greece. In New York, he has created work at PS 122, HERE Arts Center, Ars Nova, The Bushwick Starr, The Brick, 59E59 and Dixon Place. Michael Rau is a recipient of a 2006 Kennedy Center Directing Fellowship, a 2007 New Play Network Directing Fellowship and a 2008 TCG National Conference Grant. His production of The Great God Brown was exhibited as part of the 2011 Prague Quadrennial. He has served as an assistant for John Turturro at Classic Stage Company, Anne Bogart at the Glimmerglass Opera, Robert Woodruff at San Francisco Opera, and Francesca Zambello at the Lyric Opera of Chicago. He was a 2011 Young Artist at The Glimmerglass Festival, an Artist-in-Residence at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center, and is a member of the Lincoln Center Directors Lab. He is currently on the faculty of the Steinhardt School of Music at NYU. He is a graduate of Wesleyan University and received his MFA in Theater Directing from Columbia University.


ABOUT IRT

Tucked away in the old Archive Building in Greenwich Village NYC, IRT is a grassroots theater development laboratory providing space, support and community for independent artists.
Kori Rushton, Artistic Director
www.irttheater.org

Location

IRT
154 Christopher Street, 3B
New York, NY 10014
United States


Categories

Arts > Theatre

Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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Attendees

Denisse O.
United States
Sep 29, 2012 8:14 AM
United States
Sep 28, 2012 11:08 AM
United States
Sep 28, 2012 11:08 AM
Amy C.
United States
Sep 28, 2012 8:50 AM
Amy C.
United States
Sep 28, 2012 8:50 AM
Sharon S.
United States
Sep 28, 2012 4:48 AM

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