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Hybrid Vigor: Frankenthaler and Ravel, Part of the “Hearing Color, Seeing Time” Series

To the right of the piano, hung on the far wall of the space, was the ravishing 103 x 172.5 inch acrylic on canvas. The Frankenthaler abstract painting dominated the space with a wash of undulating colors and shapes. Rothenberg opened with commentary about the connections between these two works of art explaining that while it’s challenging to talk about abstract works, as Baudelaire wrote, sometimes the combination of two difficult pieces can clarify and reveal the heart of the works.

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Interview: Em Weinstein Discusses “SOLDIERGIRLS”

For theater, I like to give myself constraints. So for this, the constraint was that I wanted to write this for two people, partially because I love 2-person plays. There aren’t enough of them, and also, they’re so much more producible, and it’s amazing to watch two people pull something off, so I gave myself that challenge. It sort of opened up the door for me in terms of what the piece was going to be like stylistically – I wanted it to be a bunch of different genres and I wanted it to be ironic and funny and also heartfelt at the same time. That was all sort of outside-in thinking about this piece which isn’t always how it is, but helped me get into it. The more I worked on it, the more I have fallen in love with the characters and their story, but it frankly came about by thinking about the structure itself, and what I wanted to play to feel like and how I wanted it to be formed versus what it was actually going to be – form then content rather than the other way around.

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