The National Theater of the United States of America: The Golden Veil
Thu-Sat, May 31- June 2
Wed-Fri, June 6-8
Thu-Sat, June 14-16
The NTUSA’s The Golden Veil is a gothic parlor spectacle that tells, in multiple iterations, the familiar tale of a poor shepherdess seduced and abandoned by a would-be inventor. Part pastoral ballet and part backwoods jamboree, part Punch-and-Judy show and part forlorn testimony, part bleak exposé of the lives of the rural poor and part celebration of their lovely handicrafts, The Golden Veil conjures the intimacy of a séance and the abandon of a hootenanny. In the NTUSA’s inimitable style, The Golden Veil explores the ways that we use narrative to render the painful picturesque as it prods at the perverse underbelly of our nostalgia for “simpler times.”
The Golden Veil was developed with support from The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the New York State Council on the Arts, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation as administered through the New York Foundation for the Arts, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Pratt Institute, Lauren Versel and Robert Bresnan and generous individual contributors.
This program is made possible with support from the Jerome Foundation and The Greenwall Foundation and with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency.
Photo: Courtesy of NTUSA
May 31–June 16, 2012
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