The Slug Bearers of Kayrol Island, or The Friends of Dr. Rushower

The Kitchen
512 W 19th St, New York, NY 10011
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

The chemical emissions and aphrodisiac soft drinks of a ruined tropical factory-island set the stage for this 21st century absurdist romance by cartoonist Ben Katchor (recipient of a 2000 MacArthur "genius award") and composer Mark Mulcahy (former lead of the rock bands Miracle Legion and Polaris). With projected drawings, animation, and a sung-through pop score, The Slug Bearers of Kayrol follows the efforts of a New York philanthropist to bring the modern poetry of instructional pamphlets to a group of exploited island workers. There is an additional performance on Saturday, March 20th at 3pm. There is an additional performance on Wednesday, March 24th at noon.

Visit the The Slug Bearers of Kayrol Island, or The Friends of Dr. Rushower website:

http://www.thekitchen.org/