Audience members react after seeing Burnished By Grief - A Romantic Comedy.
January 22 - February 07, 2016
Wednesday to Saturday at 7:30pm; Sunday at 2pm; Additional perf. Monday 1/25 at 7pm.
First Floor Theatre | 74a East 4th Street
tickets and more info at: lamama.org/burnishedbygrief/
Burnished By Grief – A Romantic Comedy
By Talking Band
Written and Composed by Ellen Maddow
Directed by Paul Zimet
A love letter to the chaos of cramped New York City living. This music-fused, sinister romantic comedy is inspired by Obie award-winning playwright Ellen Maddow’s work as a mediator in Brooklyn Civil Court, where she has witnessed how the city’s extraordinary diversity, combined with close living, has produced complex misunderstandings and remarkable relationships.
Created by the multiple Obie Award winning Talking Band, Burnished by Grief, is a chaotic, over stimulated urban mash up filled with constant motion, scrambled energy and the overlapping realities of race, culture and multiple generations. Seven characters long for a pocket of stillness, the solace of beauty, relief from loneliness, and the possibility of falling head over heels in love with their opposites.