SOUND HOUSE

A play with movement and sound
about doorbell ditching, disappearing mothers, Haarlem with 2 As,
the electronic composer/inventor Daphne Oram, and invisibility.

production

New Georges @ the Flea Theater, Feb 2018
directed by Debbie Saivetz
sound: Tyler Kieffer and Brandon Wolcott
set: Marsha Ginsberg
lights: Kate McGee
movement: Brendan Spieth
costumes: Olivera Gajic
with Susannah Stahlmann, Vicky Finney Crouch, James Himmelsbach

press

American Theatre

Brooklyn Rail

 

development

New Georges Audrey Residency workshop, NYC, August 2016
directed by Debbie Saivetz
sound: Brandon Wolcott
movement: Brendan Spieth
with Birgit Huppuch, Vicky Finney Crouch, James Himmelsbach
 

New Georges Audrey Residency workshop, NYC, November/December 2015
directed by Debbie Saivetz
with Gayle Rankin, Vicky Finney Crouch, Damon Daunno, Brendan Spieth
 

awards/honors

• 2014–15 Howard Foundation Fellowship in playwriting
• 2 Skidmore Faculty Development Grants

 

[2 F, 1 M / 1 table, 3 chairs, 2 mics, 1 door]

 
 
Wee have also sound houses,
where we practice and demonstrate all sounds, and their generation.”
We have harmonies which you have not,
Of quarter sounds and lesser slides of sounds.
Divers instruments of music likewise to you unknown—
— Francis Bacon, 1624
 
 Jim Himmelsbach and Susannah Stahlmann; lights: Kate McGee; set: Marsha Ginsberg

Jim Himmelsbach and Susannah Stahlmann; lights: Kate McGee; set: Marsha Ginsberg