Incarcerated women fight wildfires. History books are whitewashed. Foundations erode. Tiny changes are imperceptible until they reach a tipping point. Jeanne/Jean/John/Jawn picks up at this moment of catastrophic potential to bring Almanac's signature blend of acrobatic flight, dance, live music, and experimental performance to an oasis of beauty among decaying industry and gentrified condos. Audiences will be asked to move throughout the performance.
Jeanne/Jean/John/Jawn is inspired in part by the story of botanist Jeanne Baret, the first woman to circumnavigate the globe (1766-1769), who did so dressed as a man. Equal parts dance, circus, and storytelling, the show embraces the spirit of fringe, smashing together a mylar shrouded funeral, aerial cargo net, and acrobatic stair dances with surprise appearances from eclectic characters including JeanBenét Ramsey and Jeanne Barét.
The show features live electronic and acoustic music by Red 40 and the Last Groovement frontwoman Martha Stuckey and a guest performance from Circadium School of Contemporary Circus acrobatics instructor Aidan O'Shea.
General Admission $25, FringeArts Members save 30%.
Tickets available for purchase at http://fringearts.com/event/jeannejeanjohnjawn-15/
Seating is limited.
No one turned away for lack of funds.
Suitable for Children 14 and Up
Co-Created and Performed by:
Live Music Written and Performed by: Martha Stuckey
Tue 9/4 8pm -- Preview Performance
Wed 9/5 8pm -- Preview Performance
Thu 9/6 7pm -- Opening Night with party
Fri 9/7 8pm
Sat 9/8 2pm & 5pm
Sun 9/9 2pm & 8pm
Tue 9/11 8pm
Wed 9/12 9pm
Thu 9/13 9pm
Fri 9/14 7pm & 9pm
Sat 9/15 9pm
Sun 9/16 8pm