Tue 21 Jan at 7.00pm
Wed 22 Jan at 7.00pm
Thu 23 Jan at 7.00pm
Fri 24 Jan at 7.00pm
Sat 25 Jan at 2.00pm
Sat 25 Jan at 7.00pm
Two siblings journey through an airy landscape, transforming the ordinary into objects of uncommon beauty. Fabrics dance in the wind, balloons have a mind of their own, confetti turns into the stars of the night sky, and an enormous canopy of hovering silk changes the siblings’ lives forever.
Air Play is the result of years of experimentation with simple materials, movement and technology. Created by long-term collaborators Seth Bloom and Christina Gelsone, with kinetic sculptor Daniel Wurtzel, Air Play blends family-friendly comedy, circus and theatre into a visual poem constructed of images seemingly sewn from the sky.
You’ll gasp in wonder and laugh until it hurts at larger-than-life balloons, flying umbrellas, giant kites floating over the audience and the biggest snow globe you’ve ever seen.
"Air Play holds the whole audience in the palm of its outstretched hand" – British Theatre Guide
Warning - This performance contains latex balloons that enter the audience and fog effects
Recommended for ages 6+
Written and Created by Seth Bloom and Christina Gelsone
Performed by Seth Bloom and Christina Gelsone
Air Sculptures in collaboration with Daniel Wurtzel
Directed by West Hyler
Technical Director Todd Alan Little
Stage Manager Flora Vassar
Lighting Design Jeanne Koenig
Costumes Ashley Dunn Gatterdam
Sound Design Seth Bloom and Christina Gelsone
Additional Sound Design Phil Ingle
Props Seth Bloom and Christina Gelsone
Worldwide Representation Boat Rocker Entertainment and Aurora Nova
Air Play has been made possible with support from Playhouse Square, New VictoryTheater, Zoellner Arts Center, and Flushing Town Hall.
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