VENUS IN GEMINI
Created and Written by Kirsten Harvey & Eleanor Robb
Directed by Kedian Keohan
Performed by Kirsten Harvey & Eleanor Robb
Dramaturgy by Sam Miller
Twin astronauts prepare to travel to Venus, for what would be the first government mission to the planet's surface. While in pre-flight quarantine, they have a strict routine: wake up, training, tests, pills, sleep. Within the monotony and faced with the unpredictability of space exploration, they begin to see glimpses of the deceptive nature of the project. Time, reality, quantum mechanics, and black holes shift to the forefront as they begin to discover their true purpose as they launch into the unknown.
Selected as part of the 2020 Exponential Theatre Festival in Brooklyn.
THE EXPONENTIAL FESTIVAL 2020
A PLEASURE, A MESS, A THRILL, AND A DREAM
Jan. 3 - Feb 3 at a variety of Brooklyn's most eclectic venues
Brooklyn, NYThe Exponential Festival is a month-long January festival for NYC-based emerging, experimental performing artists, now in its fourth year. Performances will take place January 3 - February 3 in partnership with The Brick, Chez Bushwick, JACK, Target Margin Theater's The Doxsee, Loading Dock, Patch Works Theater, Para\\el, Honey's, and Vital Joint. The participants in this multi-artist, multi-venue festival are committed to ecstatic creativity in the face of commercialism. Exponential is driven by inclusiveness and a diversity of artists, forms, and ideas coupled with utopian resource-sharing, mentoring, and the championing of risky, rigorous work in eclectic fields to keep theatre kicking.
Loading Dock Theatre (View)
170 Tillary Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
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