Satchmo at the Waldorf: An Insightful Look Inside the World of the Great Jazz Musician
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The ingredients for Human Fruit Bowl? A tub, a scarf, a stool and a naked woman with a lot to say. The result is a fast-paced solo show that has been the toast of fringe festivals around the world. Harmony Stempel, winner of the Solo Performance Award at this year's FringeNYC Festival, explores the complex and often hidden relationship between the great artists and their muses. Human Fruit Bowl overturns common understandings of giants like Modigliani, Picasso, and Bonnard, while elevating the model from a mere instrument to a source of inspiration in this production that's part story, part mystery and part art history. Learn More
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Featured review from Elizabeth Patch-CanadaRed Velvet
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"Satchmo at the Waldorf" was fantastic. The acting was top knotch - slipping in and out of disctinct characters. You'll learn a lot about Mr. Armstrong in a very short time. It is all so well done. There is a lot of strong language.
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It was great! I really enjoyed it. It was staged in the dressing room after a show. He held this conversation of reflection about his life speaking about those that were important to him reaching stardom, his wife and various friends. The only...continued
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“Extraordinary! Riveting! Impassioned! Terry Teachout — in his debut as dramatist — has contributed a work of insight and power!” _—Boston Globe _
“A skillful production … John Douglas Thompson brings the script to life with a smart, top-notch performance!” —The New York Times
Running time is 90 minutes.
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