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Redemption Jan 27, 2012

Erin is the face behind the ticket booth. I've never even heard her speak. All I see are her piercing eyes and red hair and get a sense of the volcano just managed under the surface. The intrigue of witnessing a controlled explosion, or of having my perceptions altered by a heretofore familiar but otherwise anonymous person (an OTB attendant shifting to the main stage), is a delicate and potent place to be; and as I choose my front row seat in a whirl of smoky atmospherics, I can check off a notion I have about Erin: that she is deep.

 

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My subjective little redemption experience Jan 27, 2012

I am happy that I went to Redemption at On The Bords last night.  I am an Erin Jorgensen fan and I have been privileged to witness a few really wonderful performances that she has given previously at OnTheBoards. Also, Richard Bresnahan, Lane Czaplinski , Julian Martlew and Steve Fisk!  So, yeah... I went in pretty much expecting to dig the show. Ultimately my expectations were met.

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More Fire Less Smoke Jan 27, 2012

Thanks OTB pals for asking me to check in…

 

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Song List Jan 27, 2012

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:

Intro
You’re Walking Down the Stairs
Church of Erin
Magic 8 Ball/Sanctus
False Prophets/I Can’t Believe…
Craigslist
Prayer for Losers
Church of Erin Redux
50 Holy Objects/Outro

You want more, you say? [UPDATE] Here are the lyrics for "Craigslist" and Church of Erin"

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Smoke, Lights, Marimba Jan 27, 2012

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

***SPOILER ALERT***

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Tell us what you think about Redemption? Jan 26, 2012

Got thoughts about the music? The mise-en-scene? Leave them in the comments!

 

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Redemption previews Jan 25, 2012

Here's what people are saying so far about the show this weekend:

"...virtuosic artistry put in the service of a mood that feels soft, warm, disturbing, and raw all at the same time." - The Stranger

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And now a few things about Steve Fisk Jan 25, 2012

Believe it or not, you probably know more about Steve Fisk than you might think. His work throughout the music industry is legendary. Check out this list of thiings to note about Steve and see why.

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OntheBoards.tv 2nd Birthday! Jan 24, 2012

OntheBoards.tv is celebrating our 2nd birthday and we want to share a gift with you!  Enjoy $1 streams of any performance throughout the website between Jan 24 - 28!

1) Visit OntheBoards.tv.
2) Find the film you've been dying to see.
3) At checkout, enter the coupon code: GLITTER
4) Enjoy!

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