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Monday 5/22
at 7:30 pm

Night of New Works

Presented by Savage Umbrella

The Southern Theater

1420 S Washington Ave Minneapolis, MN 55454

$5 - $24 (Pick Your Price)

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120 minutes

With intermission

Monday, May 22 7:30 pm
2017-05-22 19:30:002017-05-22 19:30:00America/ChicagoNight of New WorksMay 22*, 23, 24, 2017 at 7:30 PM The Southern Theater 1420 S Washington Ave Minneapolis, MN 55454 Project Producer: Hannah K. Holman Project Dramaturg: Megan Clark Experience new works created by Mark Sweeney, Scotty Reynolds, and Eva Adderley &  Jordan Lee Thompson. The public is invited to view the final presentations of the participants' work, as well as offer feedback through Savage Umbrella's signature audience conversations. * Please join us for a opening reception on Monday, May 22 at 6:00 PM to celebrate the artists and their work! ​******* ABOUT THE WORKS-IN-PROGRESS ******* A SQUID HAS THREE HEARTS A new work-in-progress by Mark Sweeney ​A Squid Has Three Hearts explores environmental, personal, and political themes around the mystery of the Giant Squid, as well as the growth in squid populations that has occurred because of the rise of temperature in the oceans waters. Biology, mythology, and music act as connective tissue for a series of vignettes about the human experience. ​******* DR. FALSTAFF AND THE DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES OF LAKE COUNTY A new work-in-progress by Scotty Reynolds Using Otto Nicolai’s 1849 opera--The Merry Wives of Windsor—as a springboard, Dr. Falstaff and the Desperate Housewives of Lake Countyexplores the closing of the Reserve Mining Corporation in Silver Bay, the landmark legal battles to stop the dumping of waste rock in Lake Superior, and the layoffs that reduced population of Silver Bay more than 70% in two decades. In the tradition of a Shakespeare wedding comedy, a series of mistaken identities leads to a happy ending wherein new seeds are planted to celebrate and renew a town on an economic precipice. ​******* ​WE HAD A SECOND BATHROOM A new work-in-progress by Eva Adderley and Jordan Lee Thompson In We Had A Second Bathroom, Lea returns to her childhood home for the first time in over a decade, where she finds the long forgotten second bathroom that her mother moved a cabinet in front of when she was six. Rediscovering the second bathroom leads Lea to think about the existence of the alternate reality she and her family had lived in for years— a reality in which they had only one bathroom. The unraveling of this reality leads Lea down a rabbit hole of memories that force her to confront the construction of not only her past, but her present reality.   More information about Night of New Works at www.SavageUmbrella.org     Twin Cities metro
  • Post-show discussion
  • Pay what you can night
Tuesday, May 23 7:30 pm
2017-05-23 19:30:002017-05-23 19:30:00America/ChicagoNight of New WorksMay 22*, 23, 24, 2017 at 7:30 PM The Southern Theater 1420 S Washington Ave Minneapolis, MN 55454 Project Producer: Hannah K. Holman Project Dramaturg: Megan Clark Experience new works created by Mark Sweeney, Scotty Reynolds, and Eva Adderley &  Jordan Lee Thompson. The public is invited to view the final presentations of the participants' work, as well as offer feedback through Savage Umbrella's signature audience conversations. * Please join us for a opening reception on Monday, May 22 at 6:00 PM to celebrate the artists and their work! ​******* ABOUT THE WORKS-IN-PROGRESS ******* A SQUID HAS THREE HEARTS A new work-in-progress by Mark Sweeney ​A Squid Has Three Hearts explores environmental, personal, and political themes around the mystery of the Giant Squid, as well as the growth in squid populations that has occurred because of the rise of temperature in the oceans waters. Biology, mythology, and music act as connective tissue for a series of vignettes about the human experience. ​******* DR. FALSTAFF AND THE DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES OF LAKE COUNTY A new work-in-progress by Scotty Reynolds Using Otto Nicolai’s 1849 opera--The Merry Wives of Windsor—as a springboard, Dr. Falstaff and the Desperate Housewives of Lake Countyexplores the closing of the Reserve Mining Corporation in Silver Bay, the landmark legal battles to stop the dumping of waste rock in Lake Superior, and the layoffs that reduced population of Silver Bay more than 70% in two decades. In the tradition of a Shakespeare wedding comedy, a series of mistaken identities leads to a happy ending wherein new seeds are planted to celebrate and renew a town on an economic precipice. ​******* ​WE HAD A SECOND BATHROOM A new work-in-progress by Eva Adderley and Jordan Lee Thompson In We Had A Second Bathroom, Lea returns to her childhood home for the first time in over a decade, where she finds the long forgotten second bathroom that her mother moved a cabinet in front of when she was six. Rediscovering the second bathroom leads Lea to think about the existence of the alternate reality she and her family had lived in for years— a reality in which they had only one bathroom. The unraveling of this reality leads Lea down a rabbit hole of memories that force her to confront the construction of not only her past, but her present reality.   More information about Night of New Works at www.SavageUmbrella.org     Twin Cities metro
  • Post-show discussion
  • Pay what you can night
Wednesday, May 24 7:30 pm
2017-05-24 19:30:002017-05-24 19:30:00America/ChicagoNight of New WorksMay 22*, 23, 24, 2017 at 7:30 PM The Southern Theater 1420 S Washington Ave Minneapolis, MN 55454 Project Producer: Hannah K. Holman Project Dramaturg: Megan Clark Experience new works created by Mark Sweeney, Scotty Reynolds, and Eva Adderley &  Jordan Lee Thompson. The public is invited to view the final presentations of the participants' work, as well as offer feedback through Savage Umbrella's signature audience conversations. * Please join us for a opening reception on Monday, May 22 at 6:00 PM to celebrate the artists and their work! ​******* ABOUT THE WORKS-IN-PROGRESS ******* A SQUID HAS THREE HEARTS A new work-in-progress by Mark Sweeney ​A Squid Has Three Hearts explores environmental, personal, and political themes around the mystery of the Giant Squid, as well as the growth in squid populations that has occurred because of the rise of temperature in the oceans waters. Biology, mythology, and music act as connective tissue for a series of vignettes about the human experience. ​******* DR. FALSTAFF AND THE DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES OF LAKE COUNTY A new work-in-progress by Scotty Reynolds Using Otto Nicolai’s 1849 opera--The Merry Wives of Windsor—as a springboard, Dr. Falstaff and the Desperate Housewives of Lake Countyexplores the closing of the Reserve Mining Corporation in Silver Bay, the landmark legal battles to stop the dumping of waste rock in Lake Superior, and the layoffs that reduced population of Silver Bay more than 70% in two decades. In the tradition of a Shakespeare wedding comedy, a series of mistaken identities leads to a happy ending wherein new seeds are planted to celebrate and renew a town on an economic precipice. ​******* ​WE HAD A SECOND BATHROOM A new work-in-progress by Eva Adderley and Jordan Lee Thompson In We Had A Second Bathroom, Lea returns to her childhood home for the first time in over a decade, where she finds the long forgotten second bathroom that her mother moved a cabinet in front of when she was six. Rediscovering the second bathroom leads Lea to think about the existence of the alternate reality she and her family had lived in for years— a reality in which they had only one bathroom. The unraveling of this reality leads Lea down a rabbit hole of memories that force her to confront the construction of not only her past, but her present reality.   More information about Night of New Works at www.SavageUmbrella.org     Twin Cities metro
  • Pay what you can night
  • Post-show discussion
 
Drama Comedy New work Minnesota premiere

May 22*, 23, 24, 2017

at 7:30 PM

The Southern Theater
1420 S Washington Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Project Producer: Hannah K. Holman
Project Dramaturg: Megan Clark

Experience new works created by Mark Sweeney, Scotty Reynolds, and Eva Adderley &  Jordan Lee Thompson. The public is invited to view the final presentations of the participants' work, as well as offer feedback through Savage Umbrella's signature audience conversations.

* Please join us for a opening reception on Monday, May 22 at 6:00 PM to celebrate the artists and their work!

​*******

ABOUT THE WORKS-IN-PROGRESS

*******

A SQUID HAS THREE HEARTS
A new work-in-progress by Mark Sweeney

​A Squid Has Three Hearts explores environmental, personal, and political themes around the mystery of the Giant Squid, as well as the growth in squid populations that has occurred because of the rise of temperature in the oceans waters. Biology, mythology, and music act as connective tissue for a series of vignettes about the human experience.

​*******

DR. FALSTAFF AND THE DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES OF LAKE COUNTY
A new work-in-progress by Scotty Reynolds

Using Otto Nicolai’s 1849 opera--The Merry Wives of Windsor—as a springboard, Dr. Falstaff and the Desperate Housewives of Lake Countyexplores the closing of the Reserve Mining Corporation in Silver Bay, the landmark legal battles to stop the dumping of waste rock in Lake Superior, and the layoffs that reduced population of Silver Bay more than 70% in two decades. In the tradition of a Shakespeare wedding comedy, a series of mistaken identities leads to a happy ending wherein new seeds are planted to celebrate and renew a town on an economic precipice.

​*******

WE HAD A SECOND BATHROOM
A new work-in-progress by Eva Adderley and Jordan Lee Thompson

In We Had A Second Bathroom, Lea returns to her childhood home for the first time in over a decade, where she finds the long forgotten second bathroom that her mother moved a cabinet in front of when she was six. Rediscovering the second bathroom leads Lea to think about the existence of the alternate reality she and her family had lived in for years— a reality in which they had only one bathroom. The unraveling of this reality leads Lea down a rabbit hole of memories that force her to confront the construction of not only her past, but her present reality.

 

More information about Night of New Works at www.SavageUmbrella.org

 

 

Mark Sweeney Creator: A SQUID HAS THREE HEARTS
Scotty Reynolds Creator: DR. FALSTAFF AND THE DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES OF LAKE COUNTY
Eva Adderley Creator: WE HAD A SECOND BATHROOM
Jordan Lee Thompson Creator: WE HAD A SECOND BATHROOM
Megan Clark Dramaturg
Elena Gravitz Ensemble: A SQUID HAS THREE HEARTS
Keith Hovis Ensemble: A SQUID HAS THREE HEARTS
Amber Davis Ensemble: A SQUID HAS THREE HEARTS
Claire Morrison Ensemble: A SQUID HAS THREE HEARTS
Anna Pladson Ensemble: A SQUID HAS THREE HEARTS
Gary Ruschman Music Director: DR. FALSTAFF AND THE DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES OF LAKE COUNTY
Maggie Lofboom Ensemble: DR. FALSTAFF AND THE DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES OF LAKE COUNTY
Jim Ahrens Ensemble: DR. FALSTAFF AND THE DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES OF LAKE COUNTY
Naomi Karstad Ensemble: DR. FALSTAFF AND THE DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES OF LAKE COUNTY
Patrick Webster Ensemble: DR. FALSTAFF AND THE DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES OF LAKE COUNTY
Nick Wolf Ensemble: DR. FALSTAFF AND THE DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES OF LAKE COUNTY
Laura Mason Ensemble: DR. FALSTAFF AND THE DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES OF LAKE COUNTY
Adrienne Kleinmann Ensemble: DR. FALSTAFF AND THE DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES OF LAKE COUNTY
Adam Baus Accompanist: DR. FALSTAFF AND THE DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES OF LAKE COUNTY
Joni Griffith Ensemble: WE HAD A SECOND BATHROOM
Kit Bix Ensemble: WE HAD A SECOND BATHROOM
Helena Mueller Ensemble: WE HAD A SECOND BATHROOM
Nayely Becerra Ensemble: WE HAD A SECOND BATHROOM
Meagan Kedrowski Ensemble: WE HAD A SECOND BATHROOM