This weekend the El pasado es un animal grotesco, the epic megafiction of Mariano Pensotti, is opening up in Seattle. Here are a few things to note about Mariano before heading to the theater:
The massive truck containing the many pieces for El pasado es un animal grotesco has arrived and the great set construction has begun. In the next day something like this will be happening:
The magazines have been picking Mariano as one to not miss next week.
If you saw the show and are curious about what you saw or if you haven't yet but want a teaser of what's to come, check out the track listing for Redemption:
You’re Walking Down the Stairs
Church of Erin
Magic 8 Ball/Sanctus
False Prophets/I Can’t Believe…
Prayer for Losers
Church of Erin Redux
50 Holy Objects/Outro
I am honored that On the Boards invited me to guest-blog about the new show Redemption. Being a longtime fan of Erin Jorgensen, Steve Fisk, and OtB, I knew that the show would be a unique blend of musical virtuosity, dark humor, and attitude . I was not dissapointed.
I thought it best to begin with a quick synopsis of Redemption