Well, on Saturday, July 30th, we pack up our Appalachian show and take it to the world’s largest theatre festival. And If the results are anything like the reviews of our 5 show run at the Capital Fringe Festival, we’ll be in Scottish Heaven.
Let me post our reviews here so you can read them if you’d like:
The experience of being an audience member can be kind of alienating, caught behind the fourth wall. But every once in awhile along comes a performance that can truly feel intimate, in which a person communicates their ideas to the audience with breathtaking efficacy…. (read more)
ADELIND HORAN’S CRY OF THE MOUNTAIN — a documentary play about the people who live with Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining in Appalachia. Conceived and performed by Adelind Horan. Real storie from America’s Coal Fields. At the Capital Fringe Festival.
Saturday July 9 @2:30pm
Tuesday July 12 @ 8pm
Friday July 15 @ 8:30pm
Saturday July 16 @ 4:30pm
Saturday July 23 @ 8pm
One performer, thirteen characters. Verbatim portrayals of real people from interviews conducted by the artist while volunteering with coal related clean up in the mountains of West Virginia and Kentucky. Miners, Mining Executives, Scientists, Mountaineers, Hillbillies, Environmentalists, Protestors and more. Bluegrass Music and Homemade Cookies at Every Show!
Cry of the Mountain, Reviews/Quotes:
“It’s like an Anna Deavere Smith show… with a banjo.” – RadioIQ/NPR-Talk
“A fantastic talent.” – The Daily Progress
“Comparisons to the early stage work of John Leguizamo are inevitable.” – C-ville Weekly
Laura Gross, Capital Fringe
202-265-5383, c: 202-255-2054
Ebony Dumas, Capital Fringe
Ray Nedzel, Whole Theatre
Adelind is 23, and has been performing since she was 4 – having been raised by actors.
CRY OF THE MOUNTAIN is her second original, documentary-styled one woman show.
Adelind Horan and Ray Nedzel are available for interviews.
Ray@wholetheatre.org or 434-249-8444
Mountaintop Removal is the process of blowing up the mountain to get the coal underneath. For more information on Mountaintop Removal, please go towww.iLoveMountains.org