A Voice to Perform: One Opera / Two Plays
Author: Carla Harryman
Publisher: SplitLevel Press (2001)
A Voice to Perform is:
"Hannah Cut in": Assembled in time-bound segments, each derived from the idea of interruption in the writings of Hannah Arendt, this play was created for a Poets Theater event at the University Art Museum, Berkeley, 2017.
"Memory Play": A two-act, multifaceted conceptualization of memory-as-performance proffered by personified creature and instructions, a child, and a Miltonic Humiliator toy.
"Gardener of Stars, An Opera": A duo, a trio, a quartet, an ensemble, this work adapts Harryman's experimental novel, GARDENER OF STARS "paradise and wastelands of utopian desire."