HENRY MOORE IS MELTING- a new play by Jenny Seidelman
In 2005, a 2-ton metal sculpture went missing from the grounds of a museum near London, England. The perpetrators were no art thieves – they were travellers (Irish gypsies) who sold the priceless work for scrap. Henry Moore is Melting imagines the story behind the true-life heist, examining the consequences for one traveller who values art more highly than the bonds of his community.
HENRY MOORE IS MELTING by Jenny Seidelman
Directed by Mikey Laird
January 10 - 20
Presented by Cold Basement Dramatics
Risks and challenges
Cold Basement Dramatics is no stranger to challenges. We love them. We strive to create honest and telling theatre in a world that is more fascinated with status updates and vampire hunters. (But we've all been guilty of posting a vampire hunter themed status update...)
We've been producing theatre as a company for three years now, and have the combined experience of over half a century on our side. Every year, with the great aid of Kickstarter, we reach and surpass our goals and go on to earn high critical acclaim in our community.
Theatre in Chicago is as abundant as wind and smarmy politicians. So, we have a lot of competition. It can be a huge risk to mount a show in this town. You have to be ready to toughen the storm. And for the past three years, Cold Basement Dramatics has not only weathered the torrential downpours, but kept the water from the...well...basement...Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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