Jay Owen Eisenberg Presents
BIG OLD ROCK
December 15 - 23, 2017
Created and Performed by Jay Owen Eisenberg
Directed by Katherine Pardue
Featuring Additional Puppetry by Rick Miller
The rock cycle, as we know it, takes a long time. A really, really long time. None of us will live to see a single, complete rock cycle, unless we’re planning on sticking around for hundreds of thousands of years. But somewhere in Minnesota, an intrepid geologist has been subjecting himself to hours of isolation, rigorous calisthenics, and countless cups of coffee with one idea in mind: it is possible to speed up the rock cycle.
And he’s going to be the one to do it. His research methods might be unconventional, but he’s so close to his breakthrough that he can almost taste it. Sometimes literally.
BIG OLD ROCK is inspired by greater Minnesota’s rich geological history, the formation of transgender identity and community in the Twin Cities, and a little bit of actual science.
Jay Eisenberg is a fiscal year 2017 recipient of an Artist Initiative Grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.
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December 15, 7:30pm (Opening)
December 16, 7:30pm
December 17, 4pm
December 18, 7:30PM (Industry Night)
December 20, 7:30pm
December 21, 7:30pm
December 22, 7:30pm
December 23, 7:30pm
Run time: 70 min.
Recommended for all ages.
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