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Witness the Beginning

nocturne

10 Oct 2015, 8 - 11:30pm

Redwood Studios, New York

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Hayley Fox

When

10 Oct 2015
8 - 11:30pm
Running time for performance is one hour, followed by two hours of live music.

Where

Redwood Studios
55 9th St
Brooklyn, New York,  11215
United States
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An immersive experience at the dawn of human civilization.

Witness the Beginning viscerally surrounds spectators with the culture and customs of a re-imagined human tribe. The production explores their relationship to the ecosystem they inhabit, inspiring us to reconsider our own connections with Mother Earth.

nocturne is proud to present their debut creation, Witness the Beginning, an immersive experience that examines humanity in its purest form. The performance will occur for one-night-only on Saturday October 10, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. The event will take place in a secret Brooklyn warehouse near the Gowanus Canal. The exact location will be revealed to the public one week before the show. Audience members are invited to stay after the performance for a post-show celebration with an open bar, live music by Alter, and a DJ set by PennyWild, both New York-based artists.

Directed by Drew Weinstein, Witness the Beginning viscerally surrounds spectators with the breath of a world at the dawn of human civilization. During the performance, the audience takes part in the culture and customs of a re-imagined human tribe in a production that explores their relationship with Mother Earth.

The Witness the Beginning ensemble includes Kristen Dawn-Dumas, Carl Hsu, Natalia Lopresti,
Eiko Kawashima, Ashton Muniz, Joe Pietropaolo, Alex Seife, Irina Varina, and Melanie Ward.
Direction by Drew Weinstein; voice and speech coaching by Thomas Rene; production design
by Anna Grigo; lighting design by Jessica Creagar; music composition by Ben Kutner. A
nocturne production, produced by Drew Weinstein, Gregory Carter, Ashton Muniz, and Katy
Newton.