Aaron Landsman, James Scruggs, Betty Shamieh, et al. Part of HERE's Culturemart 2011
Among the offerings will by James Scruggs' Tickets to Manhood (January 12-13), an investigation of what makes a man a man. Betty Shamieh's new play about the origins of the killing of an Arab, The Strangest (January 17-18), will also be a part of Culturemart, as will Deborah Stein and Suli Holum's Chimera (January 19-20), which explores the medical phenomenon of one body containing two sets of DNA.
Culturemart will also include Aaron Landsman's City Council Meeting (January 12-13), which centers on a city commissioner's surprising final day in office; and Kamala Sankaram's Miranda, a chamber opera, which, set in the near future, is a hybrid of murder-mystery and CourtTV reality programming.
Other artists who will have work presented during Culturemart are Lindsay Abromaitis-Smith; Joe Diebes; Ximena Garnica and Shige Moriya; Yana Landowne, Kristin Marting and Tal Yarden; Jake Margolin and Nick Vaughan; Johari Mayfield; and Laura Peterson.