Confused by what is real and what is not, Rose climbs a mountain looking for an answer. Armed with a blue chair and a host of songs, Rose climbs and what she finds at the top is not at all what she expected. Through a rocking live score, aerial dance and acrobatic choreography, THE WORLD IS ROUND shoots us through a kaleidoscope of Rose's dreams, fears and ambitions.
“Ravishing moments . . . stunning images . . . pure visual entertainment . . . .[Rachel] Dickstein is a maverick illusionist” – The New York Times (on INNOCENTS)
“Breathtaking and poignant. A theatrical event to be reckoned with.”– Fred Backus nytheatre.com (on BETROTHED)
“Intoxicating! [Director Rachel] Dickstein is clearly a passionate artist and she’s staged this piece with an ecstatic vigor of a woman in love.” - Kerri Allen, Time Out (on BETROTHED)
“Thrilling and richly theatrical… SEPTIMUS AND CLARISSA finds hypnotic poetry in the ordinary, the solemn, the rapturous and just about everything in between.” – The New York Times
SEPTIMUS AND CLARISSA best of 2011:
SDC’s Joe A. Calloway Nomination for Outstanding Direction
Drama League nominee for Distinguished Production of the year
Drama League nominee for Distinguished Performance of the year- Ellen McLaughlin
Drama Desk nominee for Best Score of the year in a play- Gina Leishman
“Beautiful, sophisticated theatre.” – David Delrosso, nytheatre.com (On INNOCENTS)
“ A richly sensual and imaginative triptych filled with pleasures for the eyes and ears.”- Joe Dziemianowicz, The Daily News (On BETROTHED)
“Vibrant… instantly captivates” - Theatremania (On FIRE THROWS)
AND SUDDENLY A KISS, THERE ON THE BACK OF MY NECK
To premiere 2014/2015.
“This is the best adaptation of Virginia Woolf that I’ve ever seen on stage or screen. [SEPTIMUS AND CLARISSA is] certain to be on my list of the best shows in this very young season.” - The Huffington Post
Ripe Time develops and presents new ensemble-based performance works infused with rich language, visual power and physical rigour. We present collaboratively created dance-theatre based on novels, stories, classic plays and films.