Episode 40: Big Box, Week 3: “1,000 Hills” and “To the Sea…”

Host Benjamin Rexroad interviews India Burton and Christine McBurney, guest artists in Cleveland Public Theatre’s Big Box Series.

  • 1,000 Hills written by India Burton
  • To The Sea…devised by Mamai Theatre Company
    • Based on (but not completely) the play Riders to the Sea written by John M. Synge
    • Lecoq & Decroux
    • During the planning process, Christine went to pay a parking meter and came back to “the whole plan”
    • How the devising process began
    • Tragedy! Joy! Absurdity! in 45 minutes
    • Martin McDonagh and his connection to John M. Synge
    • What do you mean by “clown?”
    • The basics behind the techniques and how they’re connected
    • The hardest part of devising a piece
    • How Mamai Theatre Company got its name and its start
    • Summer plans: Boston Marriage (There will be open auditions)

1,000 Hills and To the Sea…

January 19-21, 2012 @ 7 pm
Big Box Series

Cleveland Public Theatre
James Levin Stage
$10/Thurs • $15 Fri & Sat
216.631.2727 EXT. 501
6415 Detroit Ave • Cleveland, OH


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