Playwright, performer, theater and dance critic, and co-founder of Curate This, Julius Ferraro is a multi-tasker par excellence. Julius wrote a new play, “Parrot Talk” that will be performed at DaVinci Art Alliance at the end of March, and in a second version, at the end of April. (Tickets are $10-$15 – get them here.) The experimental play is a Dada-esque, character-driven piece, in which words and the whole system of language is the subtext. What do words mean anyway? “Parrot Talk” does involve a parrot, and a woman in distress who needs to get to the grocery store and a third character that embodies a kind of wild “id” critter. The show will take place over two weekends, a month apart, where the second staging may (or may not) look and feel very different than the first. The interview with Julius took place Feb. 17 and it’s 31-minutes long.
Thank you to The Galleries at Moore TGMR radio project for making this podcast possible, and especially to Matt Kalasky for inviting Artblog to participate in the Moore radio project. Listen to the interview with Jeanne van Heeswijk at the TGMR site here.