Last Minute Plans: Get Naked With Walt Whitman
By Julienne Bilker in Arts & Entertainment on Oct 1, 2010 5:40PM
NY production photo by Carlos Gonzales
Or, rather, watch other people get naked while reciting Walt Whitman. After a several incarnations at The Cell Theatre in New York, Leaves of Grass, A Nude Choral Reading, is making an appearance at Links Hall tonight. If nudity and poetry isn't enough to sell you on this one, The New Yorker saw “something appropriately pure” about director Jeremy Bloom’s production, and Theatre Mania noted “ any chance to hear Whitman's great -- and timeless -- exploration of the human condition, should not be overlooked, whether the speakers are clothed or otherwise.”
Leaves of Grass is a one-night-only engagement - tonight’s 7:30 p.m. performance is already sold out, so grab your tickets for the 10 p.m. show.