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Theatre adaptation of Darryl Pinckney's The Old Woman takes audiences into the imagination of an author who is haunted by an old woman's figure. He wishes to kill her but still cannot get rid of her presence. The play is going to be staged at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in Gilman Opera House, starting June 22nd, 2014. BAM is a multi-arts center in Brooklyn, and has been host to events by many artists and several live theatrical shows for over a century. With world class team of dancers, theatre, music, film and opera actors, BAM stages the work of innovative modern masters and promising artists. The venue will be hosting the play for some days and much to the fan's delight, The Old Woman tickets have gone on sale.
The play starts with the actors in clown-white faces mimicking, prior to transforming into the characters of the real story. In the beginning, the play is extremely seductive, as the eclectic score of Hal Willner with dimly blowsy dance tunes and revivalist hymns unfold the story. The cast includes Oscar-nominated actors Willem Dafoe and Mikhail Baryshnikov. The cast creative team includes music director Hal Willner, costume designer Jacques Reynaud, lighting designer A.J. Weissbard and sound designer Marco Olivieri.
Baryshnikov and Dafoe have been a part of the cast of this mysterious play in the past and will be joining in again this season. Willem Dafoe is a stage, voice and film actor and the founding member of The Wooster Group. He has appeared in many movies, including Off Limits, The English Patient, The Aviator, Platoon and Spider-Man. Dafoe has received an Academy Award nomination for “Best Supporting Actor” for his role in the film Platoon. He received another Academy nomination for Shadow of the Vampire. Dafoe started his movie career with Heaven's Gate in 1981. In an interview, referring to Platoon, he stated that the movie gave him an opportunity to showcase his versatility. He also won an Oscar nomination for his role in the same film.
The other actor to appear in the play is American-Russian ballet dancer, Mikhail Baryshnikov. Mikhail has choreographed many famous musical events that have made him one of the greatest ballet dancers of the day. A respected and experienced ballet dancer in Russia during the 60s, Mikhail moved to the United States in 1974 to further pursue career in dancing. In America, Mikhail worked with the American Ballet Theatre, becoming its artistic director in the 1980s.
With the company, he appeared in several productions. Outside of ballet, Mikhail Baryshnikov explored other career opportunities. He received an Academy nomination for his acting skills in the dance-play called, The Turning Point. Mikhail then had a chance to work with the leading choreographers of the day, including Jerome Robbins and George Balanchine. Other than being nominated for an Academy Award, Mikhail has also won two Emmy Awards for TV dance specials. Constantly exploring ways to express his creativity, Mikhail starred in White Nights and made an appearance in The Metamorphosis.
The Old Woman is a play like no other, it is a part time drama, a surreal experience, part illusion and part dance-play featuring Hollywood stars. The production is a great chance to witness two wonderful performers live on stage. Before hitting New York, The Old Woman has toured to Athens, Spoleto, Paris and Antwerp. The director also turns each of the twelve scenes into skillfully lit art installations. The play is known for its tapering, sleek furniture, flying windows, cut out trees and sinister silhouettes. Buy your The Old Woman tickets and catch the action live.