Ikarus Play

Sunday, August 6th at 6 and 7 pm
Monday, August 7th at 7 and 8 pm

Dramahound Productions and Open Source Gallery are pleased to announce the premiere of a one-act play by Anne Phelan, The Ikarus Play. It will be performed Sunday, August 6th at 6 and 7 pm, and Monday, August 7th at 7 and 8 pm at Open Source Gallery, 306 17th Street (near Sixth Avenue), Park Slope. Admission is free.

The Ikarus Play is inspired by its current exhibition of video of work by Pakistani artist Sana Obaid. It features Kendra Mittermeyer as Deedee (Daedalus) and Emily Ann Banks as Kara (Ikarus). The director is Christie Marie Clark (Anne Phelan’s They All Know Me, Thespian Production Slam-a-Thon; Clown Love, Strawberry One-Act Festival; The Diner, Caravan Play Festival), with costume design by Cathy Small.

The Ikarus Play explores the classic myth as the family prepares for their flight to freedom from Crete, and ultimately its tragic ending. Originally, the play was to be performed with Obaid’s work on-site, but her visa was denied by the US., even though her visit was funded by the NEA. This production and a video representation of her work is going forward in spite of this turn of events.

This is Anne Phelan and Dramahound’s seventh production at Open Source; previous plays include Brooklyn Lighthouse; Deconstruction; Mi Tigre, My Lover; a reading of The Tiger Play; Olmsted in Autumn; and Venus von Merkel (directed by Christie Marie Clark).



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2017 Exhibitions
Kimberly Mayhorn: Transcend
Reimagining Tradition
The Fire Theory: ICE
Sana Obaid: دیوار | De-war | Wall
10th Annual South Slope Derby
Andrew Snyder: 9 Meditations
Francesco Simeti: Swell
Liinu Grönlund: It could have been
The Middle Passage
Soup Kitchen 2016
2016 Exhibitions
Another Space: Permanent Construction
i Collective: Once Upon Unfolding Times
Dimensions Variable: Multidisciplinary
South Slope Derby 2016
Boa Mistura: Spread Love, It’s The Brooklyn Way
SiTE:LAB: Nothing Is Destroyed
guerilla-art.mx: Transgression
Rawiya: In Her Absence I Created Her Image
HAI: Sole Exchange
Videokaffe: Para-sites & Proto-types
Prosjektrom Normanns: Transcendental Tactility
/rive: Anamorphosis
Soup Kitchen 2015
Mira Gaberova: Statue of Everything
Savas Boyraz: Back Drop
Cristian Bors & Marius Ritiu: Venus von Hamburg
Soap Box Derby 2015
Sara Morawetz: How the Stars Stand
Whitney Lynn: Rummage
Yun-Woo Choi: Endless, Seamless
Jasmine Murrell: Some Impossibility Without A Name
Tirtzah Bassel: I Want To Hold You Close
B. David Walsh: Extracted Bedroom Project
Lena Lapschina: Yes/No
Soup Kitchen 2014
Sofia Szamosi: Eat Me
Corina Reynolds: Northwestern Expansion
Emanuele Cacciatore: A Conversation with Consequence