The Exalted

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The Exalted by Carl Hancock-Rux. Directed by Anne Bogart
Composition by Theo Bleckmann
Theatre: BAM Next Wave Festival, NY


Scenic and Costume Design: Maureen Freedman
Lighting Design: Brian H. Scott
Video: Onome Ekeh

 

Poet and performer Carl Hancock Rux recounts the life of German-Jewish art historian Carl Einstein—an influential scholar on African sculpture and Cubism who fled the Nazis—together with tales of genocide and personal genealogy in a magnetic evening of storytelling.


 

"Beautiful, enigmatic...you feel you are in the presence of something extraordinary" (Alexis Soloski, NY TImes)

© 2019 by Maureen Freedman