Composed by Skin Horse
SOUND AND MUSIC DESIGN
Brian Fabry Dorsam
Brian Fabry Dorsam, Owen Ever, Shannon Flaherty, Rebecca Elizabeth Hollingsworth, Veronica Hunsinger-Loe, Evan Spigelman, Matt Standley
A Work-in-Progress showing was performed in May of 2013 with Stage Management by Anna Henschel, Scenic and Sound Design by Skin Horse, and with the cast as follows: Brian Fabry Dorsam, Andrew Farrier, Bonnie Gabel, Shannon Flaherty, Veronica Hunsinger-Loe, Evan Spigelman, and Matt Standley.
Inspired by Russian mission control transcripts, the scientific and mathematical theories of Albert Einstein, the life and work of experimental physicist Jack Parsons, the Youtube broadcasts of Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking, Star Maker by Olaf Stapledon, 2001: A Space Odyssey by Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke, the documentary feature For All Mankind, the theatrical work of Italian director Romeo Castellucci, LSD by the Wooster Group, Gil Scott Heron’s ‘Whitey on the Moon’, the lighting design of Peter Mumford, the lectures of Richard Feynman, and the music of Brian Eno, Nocturnes (I-III) is a symphonic exploration of humanity’s relationship with space, from stargazing to the space program to zero gravity to, finally, the infinite beyond.
Nocturnes (I-III) won Best Original Devised Work and Evan Spigelman won Best Lighting Design at the 2014 Big Easy Awards.
The Cosmodrome (3625 St. Claude Ave.)
New Orleans, Louisiana, November 2013
The Contemporary Arts Center
New Orleans, Louisiana, May 2013