A Theatrical Journey
premiere: 8 November 2018
Q-STAFF THEATRE, ALBUQUERQUE, New-mexico - USA
"I was listening to a person. They were saying things inside their head. It went like this:
I was swallowed by a bus one day… then the whole city changed… and so did I."
A story set in reality, passengers follow the characters from place to place and witness the very special moments of their lives and gain magical access to their thoughts.
In Promenade, the audience forms a group of riders on a transit bus which weaves its way along an eccentric route through streets and neighborhoods of the city. Scenes unfold on sidewalks and spaces along the way revealing unique aspects of daily life as lyrical stories emerge among the characters allowing us to witness the lives of extraordinarily everyday heroes. The sonic landscape is delivered to each audience member via individual headsets, and is live-mixed during the performance using music, snippets of interviews and voice, as well as ambient sounds of the city.
Promenade is an original theatre performance concept created by Stereo Akt of Budapest Hungary. The performance was first presented in Budapest and then toured to major cities throughout Europe. In 2017, Promenade debuted in the US in Baltimore, MD in collaboration with Single Carrot Theater.
Promenade is re-imagined and devised as a unique performance specific to the city in which it is being presented, thus “Promenade: Albuquerque.
Come join us on our anti-tour of Albuquerque as the reality of the street and the poetry of fiction mix in a way that makes everyday life a privilege to see.
Thursday Nov 8, 4pm
Friday Nov 9, 4pm
Sat Nov 10, 1pm
Sun Nov 11, 11am & 4pm
Friday Nov 16, 4pm
Sat Nov 17, 1pm & 4pm
Sun Nov 18, 1pm & 4pm
Friday Nov 23, 4pm
Sat Nov 24, 1pm & 4pm
Sun Nov 25, 1pm & 4pm
Friday Nov 30, 4pm
Sun Dec 2, 1pm & 4pm
Cast and Crew PROMENADE: Albuquerque
Director: Martin Boross
Co-Creator: Julia Jakubowska
Sound Designer: Márk Bartha
Production Designer: Richard Van Schouwen
Stage Manager: Sandy Timmerman
Senior Production Assistant: Lynx Lightning
Production Assistant: Mindy Grossberg
Sound Operator: Marty Adamsmith
Bus Driver: Joseph Sanchez
Mariel Leon Lazcano
Richard Van Schouwen
Voice: Tom Schuch
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