New Theatre
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by the kilbanes, directed & developed by B. Wolff

American Conservatory Theater
April 30-May 12, 2019
ACT’s Strand Theater
1127 Market Street, San Francisco, CA

  • NYC Premiere, Under the Radar Festival, co-presented by BRIC, Jan 2019

  • World Premiere, Z Space/piece by piece productions, Feb/March 2018.

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A new rock opera based on the story of Philomela and Procne from Ovid's Metamorphoses. 

"the future of theater" - SF Chronicle

"directed with a firm and perhaps magical hand by Becca Wolff" - Theater Dogs

Featuring:

  • Kate Kilbane (Procne/Bass)

  • Dan Schlessinger (Music Director/Keys/Floor tom/BG Vocals)

  • Julia Brothers (God)

  • Lila Blue (Philomela)

  • Josh Pollock (Tereus/Guitar/BG Vocals)

  • Dan Harris (Drums/BG Vocals)

Design:

  • Christine Crook -- Costumes

  • Hana S. Kim -- Projections

  • Angrette McCloskey -- Scenic/Environment

  • Ray Oppenheimer -- Lights


Fall 2016 Work-In-Progress Showing at Z Space

Featuring:

  • Kate Kilbane (Procne/Bass)

  • Dan Schlessinger (Music Director/Keys/Floor tom/BG Vocals)

  • Rotimi Agabiaka (God)

  • Lila Blue (Philomela)

  • Josh Pollock (Tereus/Guitar/BG Vocals)

  • Dan Harris (Drums/BG Vocals)


Spring 2016 Work-In-Progress Showing at Z Space

Photos by Julie Schuchard

Featuring:

  • Kate Kilbane (Procne/Bass)

  • Dan Schlessinger (Music Director/Keys/Floor tom/BG Vocals)

  • Annette Olivera (God)

  • Layla Motei (Philomela)

  • Josh Pollock (Tereus/Guitar/BG Vocals)

  • Dan Harris (Drums/BG Vocals)


Summer 2015 workshop at Z Space

Photos by B. Wolff (except as noted)

Featuring:

  • Kate Kilbane (Procne/Bass)

  • Dan Schlessinger (Music Director/Keys/Floor tom/BG Vocals)

  • Beth Wilmurt (God)

  • Marianne Thompson (Philomela)

  • Josh Pollock (Tereus/Guitar/BG Vocals)

  • Dan Harris (Drums/BG Vocals)