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110 Highland Lake Road
Highland Lake, New York 12743
845-557-0694 https://www.nacl.org

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August 2017
nacl keeners

NACL: William Burke: Keeners!

NACL Theatre 110 Highland Lake Road
Highland Lake, New York 12743
August 5, 2017 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

A DEEP SPACE PERFORMANCE RESIDENCY Keener: A person who keens for someone who has died.  Inspired by a trip to the Lower East Side's Tenement Museum, William Burke and Alaina Ferris resurrect a group of female professional mourners from the late 1800s, and invite them into our lives to wail and keen for our inanimate and animated modern appliances. Come pinpoint your grieving so that somehow and someday we may leave our burdens behind. Lets breathe together in some sort…

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Assembled Identity

NACL: Bedi, Marting & Newhard: Assembled Identity

NACL Theatre 110 Highland Lake Road
Highland Lake, New York 12743
August 25, 2017 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

A DEEP SPACE PERFORMANCE RESIDENCY What makes a human authentic? Is it their genome sequence? Their DNA profile? Their life experience? Exploring ethnic ambiguity, race and identity, this duet uses original and found text, live cinematography, and contemporary music to explore the science of identity, including genomics, genetics, eugenics, and cloning, all of which impact our culture. Given our current climate of xenophobia and persisting institutionalized racism, shedding light on the momentum behind these sciences and political interests will raise…

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September 2017
animal wisdom

NACL: Heather Christian & the Arbornauts: Animal Wisdom

NACL Theatre 110 Highland Lake Road
Highland Lake, New York 12743
September 9, 2017 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

A STAGED READING / SINGING Join us for a staged reading/singing of a new musical by Obie Award-winning composer and performer Heather Christian and her genre-defying group, the Arbornauts. Animal Wisdom is a folk-blues opera masquerading as a concert of songs and stories written from theoretical or actual (you decide) conversations with the dead. A pastiche of poorly remembered Methodist hymns from the 1800’s, hyperbolized family mythologies, gothic Catholic masses for the dead, Southern Native American folk tales passed down and…

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October 2017
Seasonally Affected

NACL: BENEDICTINE & BRANDY: Seasonally Affected

NACL Theatre 110 Highland Lake Road
Highland Lake, New York 12743
October 14, 2017 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Benedictine & Brandy, or B & B, is the musical duo comprised of Barbara Gogan and Brett Keyser, who over the course of two years have put together a cycle of songs inspired by the changing sounds and atmospheres of the passing seasons. Seasonally Affected is their first public performance to feature songs forming a complete circuit round the sun. Buy Tickets

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