19 New Plays on Art & Neurobiology at the Generous Company’s Gumbo Festival in Baltimore—Thursday 31 January 2013
Performances were held January 31, February 1, February 2, February 7, February 8, and February 9.
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19 new plays respond to current ideas and discoveries in neurobiology. The readings were one to thirty minutes long, and written by playwrights Jami Brandli, George Brant, Will Fancher, Dipika Guha, Laurel Haines, Cynthia Hardeman, Kevin McFillen, Caroline V. McGraw, Antoinette Nwandu, K. Frithjof Peterson, Erin Phillips, Joseph Ritsch, Sarah Saltwick, Stephanie Swirsky, Yasmine Van Wilt, Hank Willenbrink, Deborah Yarchun.
The readings were performed by WordBRIDGE alumni from around the country including Charles Kartali, James Knight, and Michele Vazquez and virtual Q&A sessions with select playwrights.
The workshop production of Generous Company’s The Beholder’s Share is an ensemble devised one-act focused on the conversations between artists and beholders created by Rena Brault, Suzanne Coley, Rebecca Eastman, Alexei Kolesnikov, JD Sivert, Mike Vandercook, and David M. White.
There were also art gallery and musical events challenging our ideas of art and perception. Artists include: Brian Baker, John Shea, and Mary Anne Arntzen. Musicians include: John and Brittany, and Stuart Lewis.
And lastly, there was delicious hot and homemade Gumbo served every night, to warm the soul and add spice to the conversation.
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