30 Lafayette Ave
Brooklyn, New York 11217

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?FAUST/How I Rose?
Nov 16, 18?20, 7:30pm

Sell your soul to the devil and you wind up with a few unique?complications. Just ask Faust, whose notorious pact takes on post-apocalyptic ramifications in ?FAUST/How I Rose.?

Playwright and multimedia artist John Jesurun applies a cinematic sensibility to a contemporary retelling of the centuries-old tale.

Adapted from a Spanish language production by Mexico?s Teatro de Arena, ?FAUST/How I Rose? tackles a host of cultural, social, and personal politics.

A high-flying diplomat, Jesurun?s Faust is lured by love and crushed by its inevitable pain, a vulnerability exploited by his oft-sympathetic, female Mephistopheles.

Mephisto, in the meantime, has her own problems; bedeviled by flawless 360-degree vision, she sees everything from every point of view, simultaneously. For all eternity. Hellish, no?

Find it: BAM - Brooklyn Academy of Music
30 Lafayette Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217

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Added by artesix on October 20, 2004