Bushwick Starr and Jeremy O. Harris to Present A Song of Songs
Agnes Borinsky explores the themes of love and justice in their new work.
The Bushwick Starr is partnering with Jeremy O. Harris, El Puente, and Clubbed Thumb to present A Song of Songs, written by Agnes Borinsky and directed by Machel Ross. Performances are set to run March 10-27 at El Puente's Williamsburg Leadership Center, with an official opening on March 12.
A Song of Songs unpacks and remixes the Biblical poem, treating it as a jumping off place for thinking about love, erotics, collectivity, and justice. The production will feature performances by Sekai Abeni, Agnes Borinsky, and Ching Valdes-Aran.
The creative team includes Frank Oliva (scenic and lighting designer), Machel Ross (costume designer), Patricia Marjorie (props designer), Nazareth Hassan (lead sound designer), Sheldon Bennett (sound co-designer/A1), Joe Matunis and Vera Weinfield (muralista co-conspirators), Joseph White (composer), Gineiris Garcia (stage manager), Jana Lynne Umipig (company manager), Federica Borlenghi (associate director), Itzel Ayala (production manager), Jay Maury (technical director), and John Del Gaudio (creative producer).