Watch the 5/4/11 CORDELIA Performance

On May 4, 2011, Theatre of Yugen presented CORDELIA by Erik Ehn and starring Jubilith Moore at NOHspace in San Francisco and through a Live Broadcast on the Soulographie.org website. Please note that the sound is somewhat dulled in this recording. We recommend you use headphones for the best experience. …

Watch CORDELIA Streaming LIVE! Tonight!

Don’t miss the World Premiere of Erik Ehn’s CORDELIA, presented by Theatre of Yugen at NOHspace in San Francisco!   Not about to make it to the Golden Gate city? Watch it LIVE tonight on the Soulographie website! Wednesday May 4, 2011 at 7pm PST (10pm EST) Cordelia (by Theatre …

CORDELIA Streams Live Tonight!

Don’t miss the World Premiere of Erik Ehn’s CORDELIA, presented by Theatre of Yugen at NOHspace in San Francisco!   Not about to make it to the Golden Gate city?  Watch it LIVE tonight on the Soulographie website!   Friday April 29, 2011 at 8pm PST (11pm EST) Cordelia (by …

Check out the Cordelia Write-Up!

Check out the great Cordelia write up in the San Francisco Gate! http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/04/20/NSP81IVQ7M.DTL “The body of the play is essentially everything Cordelia says in ‘Lear,’ in a changed meter more suitable to Noh cadences,” Erik Ehn says…. The play is conceived of as a phantasmal Noh warrior play – that …

coffee bean

Adding some thoughts on Cordelia – reasons for pairing Cordelia with Shape: I wanted Noh and a fairy tale to be at the center of the experience, because these are the two forms of writing from which I learn all dramatic expression. Fairy tales are expansive (swift, light, and down …

gideon

Just got off skype with Jubilith talking about Cordelia. Some reflections. Read this morning the story of Gideon and the Midianites – Charged with defeating a vast army, he raised a huge force. God said no glory would be won with so great a massing, so Gideon reduced his troops. …

shape, architecture

How does one progress in grief? One moves into a state, a definitional ending, and to witness the stillness, one grows still. Once you have stopped moving, how do you ever move again? How does witness to disaster not end in disaster?   The language must remain unstable. Because the …

Watch Soulographie Live

Watch rehearsals and performances of Soulographie live on U-Stream! Next Broadcast: Friday April 29, 2011 at 8pm PST (11pm EST) Cordelia (by Theatre of Yugen) Time and space are transcended as we witness Cordelia, wrapped in memory, trapped in a shadowy world, bearing the weight of her own actions. This …