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I have this many * * *

Mariana Catalina // Andy Sowers

Venue

The Iron Factory
118 Fontain Street, 3rd Floor
Philadelphia, 19122 United States
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I Have This Many * * * imagines a dissonant space where the desire to be understood by another human battles the tragic impossibility of that undertaking. Through inside humor and blatant physical cries for understanding, three acquaintances/best friends collide realities, unraveling the selves they thought they knew.

 

I Have This Many***

Written by Mariana Catalina
Directed by Andy Sowers
Designed by both
Featuring: Cameron Kalajian, Mariana Catalina, Ava Mattox
Run time: 45 min.

Set in the middle of a road in your home town, I Have This Many*** imagines a dissonant space where the familiar is strange, the strange is infectiously familiar, and the desire to be fully understood by another human battles the tragic impossibility of that undertaking. Three acquaintances/best friends attempt to reach each other and understand themselves within the context of their shared and individual realities.Through inside humor and blatant physical cries for understanding, their realities collide –unraveling the selves they thought they knew. In addition to the performance, audiences will receive a version of the show in the form of a zine.

 

About The Artists

Mariana Catalina is a multidisciplinary artist and performer originally from San Francisco and based in Brooklyn. She has performed at such venues in New York as The Brick, The Tank, HERE Arts Center, Highways Performance Space (Los Angeles), and is a collaborator with The Deconstructive Theater Project and Half Straddle. Written and directed works have been presented at Temporary Storage Gallery and Dixon Place. Mariana is part of an ongoing theatrical project with Andy Sowers titled Tooth+Tongue, (fiscally sponsored by Fractured Atlas) through which they explore tactile, holistic approaches to theater and text making.

Andy Sowers is a theater director, designer, and technician based in Brooklyn. Currently he is working as the Technical Director for Mabou Mines. In addition to his collaboration with Mariana Catalina, Andy has directed pieces at The Brick Theater and Brooklyn Fireproof, worked as a technical artist / performer with The Wooster Group, and is a resident sound designer/performer for The Deconstructive Theater Project, which has presented work at HERE Arts Center and The Public Theatre’s Incoming Festival @UTR.

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$11 / 45 mins