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Renée Fleming and Ben Whishaw Rehearse New Play Norma Jeane Baker of Troy

Anne Carson's spoken and sung piece will help inaugurate the Shed at the Hudson Yards.

Ben Whishaw and Renée Fleming rehearse a scene from Norma Jeane Baker of Troy.
(© Stephen Cummiskey)

Ben Whishaw and Renée Fleming will help inaugurate New York's new performance space The Shed with Anne Carson's Norma Jeane Baker of Troy, running April 6-May 19 at the Hudson Yards.

Ben Whishaw, in rehearsal.
(© Stephen Cummiskey)

Norma Jeane Baker of Troy is a spoken and sung performance piece that explores the lives and mythology of Marilyn Monroe and Helen of Troy—iconic beauties who lived millennia apart. Katie Mitchell stages the piece.

Renée Fleming rehearses Norma Jeane Baker of Troy.
(© Stephen Cummiskey)

The creative team includes Paul Clark (composer), Alex Eales (set), Sussie Juhlin-Wallén (costumes), Anthony Doran (lighting), Donato Wharton (sound), and Lily McLeish (associate director).

Ben Whishaw in rehearsal for Norma Jeane Baker of Troy.
(© Stephen Cummiskey)
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