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Pete McCabe

Pete McCabe in front of HERE Arts Center, photo by Carl Skutch
Pete McCabe in front of HERE Arts Center, photo by Carl Skutch

Pete Mccabe is a writer, playwright, producer, director, and actor. He is the author of the play "In the Company of Trees" and is the dramaturg for the HERE Arts Center.

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HERE Arts Center

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HERE Arts Center is a New York City based off-off broadway presenting house, founded in 1993, with two stages specializing in hybrid performance, dance, theater, multi-media and puppetry.

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Mohammed Fairouz & Paul Muldoon: Follow, Poet

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Experimental Composers

The celebrated composer and poet in conversation (with musical examples) on the challenges of setting poetry to music, Irish history, and insights into writers from Yeats to Auden to Brodsky to JFK to Taylor Swift and something about Typhoid Mary.

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Prototype Festival

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HERE Arts Center

Beth Morrison, Kristin Marting and Kim Whitener, directors of Prototype Opera/Theatre/Now, the premier global festival of opera-theatre and music-theatre in New York City, discuss the project in advance of the January 2015 edition.

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Bora Yoon, Sunken Cathedral

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HERE Arts Center

Pete McCabe interviews composer and sound artist Bora Yoon about her multimedia performance Sunken Cathedral. Utilising diverse instrumentation including voice, Tibetan bowls, water and radio, Yoon's work explores memory and cultural identity.

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Puppeteer Joseph Silovsky discusses his current project Send for the Million Men, a theatrical examination of the U.S. government's 1927 execution of Sacco and Vanzetti, which will be performed at the HERE Arts Center in December 3-13, 2014.

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Paul Pinto, Thomas Paine in Violence

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HERE Arts Center

Vocalist and composer Paul Pinto talks about the development of his new work Thomas Paine in Violence, a psychedelic opera in which Paine's words of American colonial activism are juxtaposed with the punditry of our contemporary media landscape.

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Multifaceted duo Amelia Zirin-Brown and Rob Roth team up to create the second episode of their tryptic for the Female Lead series. This award winning spectacle asks us how temptation leads to the fall from grace.

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Matt Marks & Paul Peers, Mata Hari

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HERE Arts Center

Composer Matt Marks and director and librettist Paul Peers discuss their interdisciplinary opera-theater piece inspired by the salacious life story of Mata Hari, the exotic dancer who was executed for espionage during World War I.

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Jessica Scott, Ship of Fools

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HERE Arts Center

How do women and madness relate? Jessica Scott sets out to find the answers in her latest project Ship of Fools, in which she also talks about her life as a puppeteer, famous female madness, and the background of "fetishistic" idols.

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The collaborative duo of composer Mohammed Fairouz and writer/poet/critic Wayne Koestenbaum join Pete McCabe to discuss their musical influences and play samples from their provocative and engaging June 2013 theatrical song cycle Pierrot Lunaire.

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Joseph Silovsky, Puppets 2.0

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HERE Arts Center

Host Pete McCabe interviews puppeteer Joseph Silovsky on his upcoming performance at the CULTUREMART Festival, set for Feb. 6-7, 2013. They discuss how Silovsky has seamlessly integrated technology and robotics into storytelling with puppets.

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Prototype Festival: 33 1/3, Bluebeard

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HERE Arts Center

Peter McCabe interviews 2/3s of 33 1/3 Collective, of the Netherlands about their investigation into simulated environments, atmospheres, and theater. Their hyper-media performance based on Bluebeard is at 3LD in NYC from January 10-13, 2013.

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Prototype Festival, Sumeida's Song

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HERE Arts Center

A discussion of a new Arab-American opera with composer Mohammed Fairouz and conductor Steven Osgood. Their project follows a story adapted from the famous play Song of Death by Tawiq El-Hakim. The work appears at HERE Arts Center in January 2013.

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Culture Mart 2012: Soomi Kim

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HERE Arts Center

Pete McCabe hosts multi dimensional performer Soomi Kim. Kim discusses some of her previous work that includes Bruce Lee, the representations of Asian Americans in our culture & the 2012 project she is developing at HERE Arts Center called Chang(e).

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Kristin Marting, Kim Whitener and Beth Morrison, Artistic Director, Producing Director of HERE and Producer of Beth Morrison Projects respectively, talk with Pete McCabe about the new movement of "Chamber Opera" that is currently growing in the city.

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