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Flint and Tinder presents: Close to Decline
The Tank
New York, NY
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Flint and Tinder presents: Close to Decline
Puppetry, masks, and object theater bring a woman's nursing home visit to the stage, and illuminate the emotional landscape she crosses on this tiny everyday voyage. What does it take to connect with someone who's on their way out? Close to Decline invites the audience to laugh at what makes this so hard, and cry about what makes this so easy. Deep sadness, absurd joy, comedic failure, beauty in the mundane, and a dancing chair.  MacRostie brings this new work to the Tank after a highly praised workshop performance in the 2012 Puppet Lab at St. Ann's Warehouse.

Close to Decline is part of Flint & Tinder, a new curated theater series. Save money and buy a ticket bundle: http://flintandtinder.brownpapertickets.com
All five shows for $45
Three shows for $33

About the artist
Marta Mozelle MacRostie has performed at The New Victory Theater, La Mama, PS 122, The Guggenheim, the Kennedy Center, the Smithsonian Institute, Berkeley Repertory Theater, and the windows Bergdorf Goodman Department Store. Recent credits include: La Davina Caricatura with Mabu Mines,  Lemony Snicket's The Composer is Dead with Phantom Limb Company, and the Tectonic Theater Company, Gotham Chamber Opera & Blind Summit collaboration Puss in Boots. Marta's own short works have appeared at puppet slams across the city and the US, and a workshop segment of Marta's first full-length work Close to Decline was presented last spring as part of Labapalooza! at St. Ann's Warehouse. Marta holds a degree in Puppetry and Music from UMass Amherst.

About the series
Flint & Tinder is a curated series of exciting new independent theater presented by The Tank in the heart of Manhattan's theater district. The series showcases ferociously imaginative emerging artists making work that spans (and often flagrantly combines) physical theater, puppetry, dance, clowning, and more. They are storytellers, relentless risk-takers, and theatrical alchemists shaping the future of the medium.

Now in its second season, this year's Flint & Tinder (formerly Theater at The Tank) will feature performances from across the country and around the world: returning artists Kyle Loven (My Dear Lewis in 2010) and Split Knuckle Theatre (Endurance in 2010), as well as St. Ann's Puppet Lab artist Marta MacRostie, renowned clown performer Summer Shapiro, and the bouffant clown company La Piarra from Mexico City. Flint & Tinder is curated by Josh Luxenberg and Jon Levin of Sinking Ship Productions. Maggie Baker is the series coordinator. For more information visit http://flintandtinder.thetanknyc.org

Location

The Tank (View)
151 w. 46th st., 8th Floor
New York, NY 10036
United States

Categories

Arts > Performance

Dog Friendly: Yes!
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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