Peter Mulvey presents The Lamplighter Sessions: Staged reading of Eugene Ionesco's "Rhinoceros"

October 29, 2017 7PM
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$25 / 23

A staged reading of Eugene Ionesco's play Rhinoceros, in translation by Wes Savick.  An absurdist play written in 1959, it centers around a provincial French town whose inhabitants begin turning into rhinoceroses.  Cast includes Peter Mulvey, Chandler Travis, Jason Metz, Dinty Child, Lourey Savick, Morgan Ford & more, with music by Radi0Swan.


SEATING NOTE: For this show, the stage is extended to accomodate the number of artists.  The front four tables in the center are removed.




Peter Mulvey has been transported by music suspiciously often in his life, and from the beginning, he sensed a pattern: most of these moments were impromptu, they happened offstage, and they involved people communicating something sublime in this elusive yet utterly reliable language we all share. The music-ness of moments is at its best when two or more players don’t quite know where it’s all going, and yet have enough of a common idea of the map at hand that they’re all going together.


The Lamplighter Sessions is Mulvey’s dogged attempt to set up, year after year, lightning rods in a field, to coax these offstage moments into being onstage. It’s Mulvey’s favorite thing he does all year, and this is coming from a guy who tours Ireland and Alaska, who plays concerts in a cave underneath West Virginia, and who tours by bike in the autumn. The Lamplighter sessions is a chance for him to give back to all the great musicians he has met, and all the great audiences he has been lucky enough to assemble.


Please note that the seating chart has recently been updated, so be sure you are purchasing the seats you want.  If you do not purchase all seats at your table, other patrons may be seated with you.  Your ticket reserves you a place at the table you select but not a specific location at that table.  There is no food or beverage minimum.  All tickets are non-refundable.

$25 / 23
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