Necromancers of the Public Domain
Each month, Theater of the Apes plucks a long forgotten volume from the shelves of the New York Society Library and resurrects it as a low budget variety show.
Get some culture. Get some beer.
This month The Spinner Family (1903)
All of Nature's children are interesting, whether rock or stream, herb or tree, bird or insect or other animal, and the spiders are by no means the least interesting among them all. Nowhere will the student and lover of nature find a more profitable study or a keener joy than in delving into the secrets of the spinners, or watching them solve the problems which they meet in their struggle for existence.
Bryce Edwards (Gobbydafoo)
Iossy Freud (Theater of the Apes Sub-Adult Division)
Katie Fricas (The Guardian/ Spiralbound)
Halley "Halogyn" Gerstel (NYC Dance Educator)
Quintin Harris (Theater of the Apes Sub-Adult Division)
Milo Kotis (Theater of the Apes Sub-Adult Division)
Alix Marello (Jazz Singer/Songwriter)
Rob Neill (The New York NeoFuturists)
Pearl Rhein (The Bushwick Book Club / Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812)
Michael Rubin (Blues Clues /Bubble Guppies)
(Lets Make a Mixtape/ Solid Footing)
Hosted by Ayun Halliday
(No Touch Monkey! / The East Village Inky)
Bring a blank shirt, pillowcase, or bag for preshow STENCIL FUN. Grab some wine or beer and make a Necromancers souvenir!
Read The Spinner Family for free online at HathiTrust.org
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