[HOME] or The Quest For The Lost Tablet of Ur
[home] is set in the playground of the mind, and weaves Martha Graham-based movement, a Levantine soundscape, puppets and masks, Gertrude Bell, T.E. Lawrence, King Faisal Hussein, and a group of hapless 21st century adventurers into an epic comedy of historical, political, religious and existential insurgency. Inspired by the same ancient tablet, but separated by a century of history, two women journey to the heart of Mesopotamia in search of meaning, redemption and the original Garden of Eden. What they find is an absurd and phantasmagorical adventure which brings them beyond themselves and closer to ... [home].
Premier Zoo District at Lillian Theatre, Los Angeles
(dir. Jon Kellam and Gleason Bauer)