EVENT: Urgent Care Productions presents World on Fire
DATE: April 12, 2019 from 8 PM - 9:30 PM
Conceived by performer/co-creator Naomi Newman, “World On Fire” is an ensemble music-theatre performance on climate change. Newman's long-time collaborator Corey Fischer (Fischer and Newman were co-founders of Traveling Jewish Theatre, 1978-2012) is directing Newman and accomplished cross-genre musicians Barbara Borden (drummer/percussionist) and Susanne DiVincenzo (bass/cello) in this new project. "World On Fire” is anything but a conventional modern poetry reading. This work reconnects poetry to the music from which it was once inseparable. We four collaborators are shaping a performance event that uses voice, language, rhythm, melody and imagination to create a space where audiences can celebrate all existence, mourn what’s been lost and discover how we might transcend our opinions, our sense of powerlessness and our fears.
Band Members and Instrumentation
Naomi Newman - actress, spoken word
Barbara Borden - percussion
Susanne DiVincenzo - bass and cello
VENUE: Rendon Hall CA Jazz Conservatory, 2030 Addison St., Berkeley, CA 94704 United States