Thank you for supporting and attending our 2014-15 project
Women In Yeats at 47 Great Jones St.
Site-specific presentation of
At the Hawk’s Well & The Only Jealousy of Emer
Written by W.B. Yeats
photos by Youn Jung Kim
A hawk cries, a ghost is born, a hero is dead and Emer calls for love.
Two actresses from Deadly-She Wolf Assassin at Armageddon! meet in a bare-bones East Village studio, where they conjure up the supernatural world of W.B. Yeats. Extremely minimal, extremely challenging, yet subtly furious.
photo by Keiichiro Hoashi
Marina Celander Youn Jung Kim
Sachiko Ninomiya (Japanese dance)
Sumie Kaneko (shamisen/koto/voice)
Friday, June 19 & Saturday, June 20 @ 7:30 PM/Sunday, June 21 @ 3 PM
Great Jones Studio 6th Floor
47 Great Jones street, New York, NY 10012
Following the critically acclaimed, mesmerizing jazz and martial arts theater piece Deadly-She Wolf Assassin at Armageddon! by Fred Ho and Ruth Margraff, CJA is pleased to launch this new minimalist telling of two heroic Irish tales by the legendary Irish poet W.B. Yeats. At the Hawk’s Well and The Only Jealousy of Emer are two of five shorts plays known as the “Cuchulain Cycle” written by Yeats, which were influenced by traditional Japanese Noh theater. Yeats began writing this cycle in 1916. 100 years later, two modern New York women summon his vision in a studio in the East Village.
Women in Yeats at 47 Great Jones St. is made possible in part with public funds from the Fund for Creative Communities, supported by New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and Manhattan Community Arts Fund, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, both administered by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.
Women in Yeats at 47 Great Jones St. is supported by the Mental Insight Foundation.