updates connected to the book Idylls for a Bare Stage
& to performances of the Idylls
& other initiatives related to the Art of the Poetic Monologue

Friday, June 1, 2012

Coming June 9th: Idylls at the C Street Arts Festival in Laurel

Weekend after this!
The Inaugural C Street Arts Festival
 (on C Street, in Laurel, Maryland 20707)

Laurel's new street festival includes a theatre tent, along with artists' exhibitions, music, food, and poetry.

Several Idylls will be presented throughout the day:

11:15 am.    Stephen Mead
in "A Street-Merchant Imagines his Riches to Come" 
(after an anonymous author of The Arabian Nights)
1:30 pm Idylls Sequence
Stephen Mead in "A Bandit Plots a Murder by the Road"
Sue Struve in "A Native Chief's Captive Woman Guards One Freshly Caught" 
(vide Jorge Luis Borges)
Stephen Mead in "A Reveler Walks Home to his Family by Moonlight"

 3:30 pm.  Harlie Sponaugle
in "A Mother Feels Her Estranged Daughter's Labor Pains"
(vide Colette)

Deborah Randall, founder of Venus Theatre, runs the Theatre Tent for this event;  many thanks to Deb for including the idylls in the line-up!

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