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Hotel Cassiopeia
10 Channel Center Street
Boston, MA
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Hotel Cassiopeia
Described in "Boston Magazine" as "a unique initiative in the performing arts in the city," Fort Point Theatre Channel is pleased to announce its production of "Hotel Cassiopeia," by Charles Mee. This fantasy inspired by the life and work of the master of assemblage art, Joseph Cornell, will itself be an assemblage.

In an environment created by Fort Point artists, a talented ensemble of seven performers plays two dozen characters, including the famous people in Cornell's life. Characters range from Lauren Bacall and Hedy Lamarr; the artists Arshil Gorky, Marcel Duchamp, and Roberta Matta; a trio of ballerinas led by Allegra Kent; and the poet Marianne Moore, to and an overbearing mother and a brother with cerebral palsy, to the people inhabiting his mind: a pharmacist, an astronomer, a birdwatcher and a corkmaker. In this theatrically charged collage of ideas and people, Charles Mee explores what we'd hear if Joseph Cornell's boxes could speak "about art, about America, about compassion and longing and loneliness and heartbreak."

Sylvie Agudelo is the concept director and production designer for Hotel Cassiopeia. Marc S. Miller, Fort Point Theatre Channel's co-artistic director, directs the production. Robert D. Murphy, who has performed with many of the area's finest theatre companies, will play Joseph Cornell.

The cast also includes: Jake Berger, Mary Driscoll, Silvia Graziano, Meredith Stypinski, Allison Vanouse, Rick Winterson.

The design and production team, led by Agudelo, includes Jennifer Hardy (choreographer), Tanya Kutasz (stage manager), Andrew Neumann (composer), Robin Reilly (costume consultant), Todd Sargent (lighting design), Nick Thorkelson (set design collaborator, graphic design), Douglas Urbank (film design), and Mark Warhol (sound design).

Accompanying the production will be a series of "Constellations," artistic exhibitions curated and created by Agudelo, the "Hotel Cassiopeia" design team, and guest artists at various locations in Fort Point and other parts of Boston.

In conjunction with "Hotel Cassiopeia" and "Constellations," Liliana Folta, an internationally known artist now living in Fort Point, has created "Cassiopeia Behind the Scene." This painting is being raffled off to support Fort Point Theatre Channel. Born in Argentina, Folta is a multidisciplinary artist working primarily with acrylics, ceramic sculptures, and installations. Her inspiration for "Cassiopeia Behind the Scene" comes from the assemblages of Joseph Cornell.


10 Channel Center Street
10 Channel Center Street
Boston, MA 02210
United States


Arts > Performance
Arts > Theatre

Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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