FringeArts: Ninth Planet – high noon
September 5 @ 9:15 pm - 10:30 pm
One event on September 6, 2022 at 9:15 pm
One event on September 10, 2022 at 12:00 pm
One event on September 13, 2022 at 9:15 pm
One event on September 14, 2022 at 10:00 pm
One event on September 16, 2022 at 7:15 pm
One event on September 18, 2022 at 12:30 pm
you swallow the cowboy. yonder demands.
in this speculative work of dance-theatre, a group of interdisciplinary Black queer and trans* artists take on america’s poisonous lust for the lone ranger.
using live electronic and folk music, archival video, dance and poetry, high noon casts a long shadow on the cowboy under the heat of an unrelenting sun.
ABOUT HIGH NOON
high noon is a new work of live performance produced by Ninth Planet, created collaboratively by a team of interdisciplinary artists. high noon is premiering in the 2022 Philadelphia Fringe Festival as a co-presentation with Cannonball Festival (a Fringe Hub produced by Almanac Dance Circus Theatre.)
high noon has been developed with support from Millay Arts, Subcircle Residency, and Headlong. Funding for high noon has been provided by Philadelphia Cultural Foundation, Charlotte Cushman Foundation, The Philadelphia Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy, Amalgamated Foundation, our Sustaining Monthly Donors, and a host of dedicated individual donors. Ninth Planet is proud to be a Headlong Incubated Artist.
Director: Nia Benjamin
Co-Creator/Performers: Kris Lee, Oliver Spencer, Vitche-Boul Ra, Sam Rise
Stage Manager: Jamel Baker
Video Designer: Jordan Deal
Set/Prop/Costume Designers: Nia Benjamin and Sam Tower
Lighting Designer: Mike Inwood*
Sound Designer: Nat Merrill
Associate Director: Sam Tower
*member USA 829 high noon
includes creative contributions from Noelle Diane Johnson; Katie Croyle; and Franny Mestrich; who participated in previous development workshops
This show is presented as part of Cannonball Festival
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