Seven Short Stories at Short North Stage
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Columbus percussionist Cameron Leach (cleachmusic.com) performs “Seven Short Stories,” a collection of theatrical pieces for speaking/acting percussionist portraying emotions, characters, and ideas that break down the fourth wall at the Short North Stage. Subjects explored in this boldly eclectic program include sandwich-making, a tragic racing accident, and an “invisible” bouncy ball. Admission is free.
“Broken Mirrors” (2019) by Vera Stanojevic
“Ready to Die Etudes” (2019) by Paul Pinto
“Scratch” (2019) by Reilly Spitzfaden
“Before Sensation Returns” (2019) by Linda Kernohan
“Le corps à corps” (1978, rev. 2006) by Georges Aperghis
“Manifesto” (2016) by Aaron Graham
“Ceci n’est pas une balle” (2012) by Compagnie Kahlua
CONTENT WARNING (Parental Discretion Advised)
Some pieces in this program contain explicit language, while others touch on certain subject matters that may be sensitive to some viewers, including toxic masculinity, emotional abuse, and suicide. The intent of this performance is to respectfully, openly, and artistically shine a light on these topics, and to never address them in unreasonable excess.
Seating is limited and available on a first-come first-served basis. Cocktails are available for purchase an hour before the concert at Ethel’s Lounge, adjacent to the theater. Parking is available at a lot just south of the theater and at nearby meters. Free street parking is available after 6:00 p.m.