The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and MacArthur Award winning choreographer discuss the inspiration behind their collaborative work, Angel Reapers, here on video:
And, through an interview with Boston Globe writer Jeffrey Gantz:
“What interested me so much,’’ the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright explains, “was really trying to deny that sex existed. I mean, it just goes against nature. Men and women had no contact, really, but they did have meetings where they would sit on opposite sides of the room, and they would drink spiritual wine, which is no wine. It’s imaginary. They would get drunk; they would dance. They believed that if you danced naked, you were invisible.’’
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Angel Reapers runs Nov 29-Dec 11. Purchase tickets here.