***UPDATE*** Due to heavy rain, tonight’s performance of Compagnia de’ Colombari’s More Or Less I Am will be held at Gallery RIVAA at 527 Main Street, Roosevelt Island. The performance will take place from 7pm-8pm. We apologize for any inconvenience. Alternatively, if you would like to see a performance of More Or Less I Am on another date, we encourage you to visit Compagnia de’ Colombari’s website for a list of show times and venues.
Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of Walt Whitman's birth, Compagnia De' Colombari presents a free performance at the Park: More Or Less I Am (MOLIA), a music-theatre piece adapted from Whitman's first major work, Song of Myself.
In 1855, Whitman called upon his fellow Americans to contemplate the needs of the nation from a broader and more philosophically inclusive perspective. Today, MOLIA invites us to contemplate what it means to be part of a diverse democratic society.
Compagnia de' Colombari is an international collective of performing artists founded and directed by Karin Coonrod that generates theater in surprising places. Original music by Colin Jacobsen, Kyle Sanna, and Eric Jacobsen.
Free; registration required.
Compagnia de' Colombari (Company Colombari) is an international collective of performing artists, generating theater in surprising places. Colombari intentionally clashes cultures, traditions and art forms to bring fresh interpretation to the written word--old and new--and commits to using any means possible to flesh it out. Colombari brings performers and audiences together, thereby transforming strangers into community. Colombari is founded on the twin principles that the magic of great theater can happen anywhere and be made accessible to everyone.
The Roosevelt Island Visual Art Association (RIVAA) is an art non-profit organization comprised of an internationally diverse group of artists with a mission to make Roosevelt Island the “Island of Art”. RIVAA is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in the community through art, music, dance, events and workshops. For more information, please visit www.rivaa.com.