Jib: or, The Child Who Went Forth to Learn What Fear Was

By Christ Church Neighborhood House (other events)

17 Dates Through Dec 17, 2016

A world premiere live film and rock play.

A group of strangers are unknowingly co-composing the same perpetually evolving body of music across time and space. Witnessed and aided by the ghosts that surround and move between them, the characters take the audience on a musical voyage, revealing the invisible strands of inspiration that bind all of us together. Featuring new songs by Amanda Palmer, Jason Webley, Firehorse, and The Few Moments. 

Directed by Michael McQuilken

The cast includes Laura Gragtmans (Hug the Lonely Cactus), Jon Morris (Fuerzabruta, Cirque du Soleil), Daniel Reece (Public Morals), Leah Siegel (Leisure Cruise, Firehorse), Jillian Taylor (Yale Rep), Brendan Titley (B’way Macbeth), and Joe Trombino (The Great Apes).

OLD SOUND ROOM is a performance ensemble created in 2013 by a group of like-minded Yale School of Drama graduates. Since its founding OSR has grown into an internationally recognized and award-winning performance ensemble, producing original works that include OSRLearOctober in the Chair (Araca Project Grant recipient, Best of Fringe Amsterdam), Origin Story, and Machine Makes Man (Best International Performance Fringe Amsterdam, National Arts Festival of South Africa). Co-Artistic Director Michael McQuilken's latest work, Angel’s Bone, was part of the Prototype Festival 2016 and received a rave review from The New York Times.

THE WINDMILL FACTORY, a creative collective based in Brooklyn, NY, manufactures sublime experience wherein the audience is king. They have produced art installations, performances, and events that range from a Nine Inch Nails tour to re-creating the night sky on the Hudson River to residencies at the Watermill Center and La MaMa to 5-star productions at the Edinburgh Fringe. Their work has been acclaimed by WIREDRolling StoneSPINThe New York TimesThe GuardianThe Wall Street JournalLos Angeles TimesThe ScotsmanNBC News, and The Creators Project, to name more than a few.

Christ Church Neighborhood House

Mailing Address

20 N American St Philadelphia, PA 19106