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Stranger on Earth: Pre-Show Loop

Stranger on Earth: Pre-Show Loop

Pre-show loop for 'Stranger on Earth' by Carl Hancock Rux, presented at Harlem Stage, February 2015.
Stranger on Earth: Tech Rehearsal

Stranger on Earth: Tech Rehearsal

Tech Rehearsal at New York Live Arts for 'Stranger on Earth' by Carl Hancock Rux 'This Bitter Earth' performed by: Marcelle D. Lashley, voice Jason DiMatteo, bass Ted Cruz, piano Visuals by Featurezoo http://featurezoo.net
LOVEMAD: GLITCH >>

LOVEMAD: GLITCH >>

credits: glitch>> (9:54) written & directed by onomé ekeh featuring: meredith perlman, tami dixon, okwui okpokwasili, christian rummel, simone white excerpts from: “primal image” by alan lamb ©2001 dorobo “humming chorus” from madam butterfly by giacomo puccini “un bel di vedremo” from madam butterfly by giacomo puccini “intimations on immortality” by william wordsworth
LOVEMAD: WEDDING NIGHT >>

LOVEMAD: WEDDING NIGHT >>

a wedding night that turns out to be a nuptial flight. the blushing bride is really a black widow… credits: weddingnight>> (8:21) written & directed by onomé ekeh featuring: mike allen, meredith perlman, dave simonds, okwui okpokwasili excerpts from: “primal image” by alan lamb ©2001 dorobo “you do something to me” by cole porter, performed...
LOVEMAD: LOVEMADFEVER>>

LOVEMAD: LOVEMADFEVER>>

Bad Reception: Two transmissions and the idea of interference. One transmission from a radio frequency, the other from beyond the grave. Each aggravating the other… The Zombie: The zombie is a fallen soul, love has destroyed him— a paralysis. He moves within the death still coldness of cemeteries. A sense of scratchy film sparkle is...
LOVEMAD: LOVEMADFLICKER >>

LOVEMAD: LOVEMADFLICKER >>

a first date in Central Park. fireflies, deathbirds and vertigo… a radio broadcast seems to intercept the reality of the new couple, who become susceptible to the information transmitted via the airwaves… next, they discover a corpse… credits: (15:47) written & directed by onomé ekeh featuring tami dixon & christian rummel excerpts from “primal image”...
LOVEMAD: VERMILLION >>

LOVEMAD: VERMILLION >>

five parallel universes— a bout with homemade psychedelics transforms an already warped dynamic between a couple into a police investigation. the forensics are stymied: a neural surge that created an explosion, traces of honey in the blood— what was in that bindi spot? a first date in Central Park. fireflies, deathbirds and vertigo… a radio...
Brightness Falls Part I: Downward, Jasper

Brightness Falls Part I: Downward, Jasper

Dramatis Personae Jasper, An Angel of Prophecy Lucifer, An Angel of Light Milo, An Angel of Correspondences Two Witnesses   The lights come up slowly to reveal a spare but elegant bachelor’s apartment. It has a ‘between the wars’ veneer to it. On the left a simply outfitted kitchenette with a table and a small...
Brightness Falls Part II: Leviathan

Brightness Falls Part II: Leviathan

And then, rather unexpectedly, an asteroid collides into the planet Earth, rocking her to her very foundations; causing her to alter her orbit and leaving her offspring; those giant beasts that roam her wide rolling plains, vulnerable.
Brightness Falls:Three Movements / A Note to the Composer

Brightness Falls:Three Movements / A Note to the Composer

A good number of musical influences shaped the writing of this piece. One of them was the idea of the oratorio—like what Handel did with the Messiah. He was dealing with past and future glory, Brightness… deals with past and present falls— from grace. While Handel was intrigued by the weight and beauty of the...
Brightness Falls Part III: Concerto

Brightness Falls Part III: Concerto

Concerto (For and Angel, His Computing Consciousness, Two Lovers & a Cello In A Supermarket) Dramatis Personae AN ANGEL HIS COMPUTING CONSCIOUSNESS NIKA , A young woman PHIL, her boyfriend A CELLO   The stage is dark; a spotlight grows on the ANGEL who stands in the foreground to the extreme left of the stage.  ...