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 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.
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.
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).