Daniel Beaty’s Emergency comes to ArtsEmerson this weekend for a very limited engagement. You can catch a preview of the type of exciting energy Beaty brings to the stage, and learn about his year long residency at Emerson, by listening to this radio interview on Radio BDC from this morning’s broadcast.
Articles by Ryan Walsh
What would it feel like to spend 43 years inside a single room creating a 15,145 page book rich with illustrations, adventure and gruesome war scenes? How would it feel to continually toil over an artistic endeavor all but certain that you would never, ever receive feedback on the work let alone purposely let others experience it? Henry Darger might be able to answer these questions but he is no longer available for questioning….
Daniel Beaty portrays a cast of over 25 characters in the explosive and funny tour-de-force titled Emergency. In advance of Emergency‘s upcoming run at ArtsEmerson (March 22 – 24) we asked David Dower to lead a question and answer session on Twitter. Read the Storify transcript of this exciting back and forth here.
Our exoskeleton clad friend @RealKafkaBeetle participated in a Twitter Q & A today from 3 – 3:30 PM. Here are the highlights from the conversation. Don’t miss Metamorphosis at the Paramount Center Mainstage FEB 27 – MAR 3. Ryan Walsh is the External Affairs Coordinator for ArtsEmerson.
If there’s one thing McSweeney’s Internet Tendency has reliably provided its readership over the years it’s high-brow literary tropes and figures tossed blindly into unlikely, low-rent modern scenarios. While ArtsEmerson prepares to welcome the stage production of Metamorphosis to the Paramount Center it occurred to me how many times Kafka has been the subject of a McSweeney’s dispatch. Whether he’s recast as a summer camp attendee, or an office manager or an amusement park employee,…