October 3&4, 2019
The Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave
8pm | $30 or PWYW
An old woman on her death bed asks two musician-storytellers to tell her a few tales in her final hour. The audience chooses which three tales will be told (out of a possible 10) that performance and in what order, by selecting objects from a trunk. Then James and Jerome tell those tales in a different way than they ever have before, discovering a totally new show right along with the audience.
James & Jerome (James Harrison Monaco and Jerome Ellis) are a duo of musician-storytellers based in New York. They make hyper-literary, live-music story performances for theaters and other spaces. Their work has been presented by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Lincoln Center Education, La MaMa, the Under The Radar Festival, Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater, Ars Nova, and The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
Piano Tales is James and Jerome’s ongoing celebration of storytelling, music, and the freedom that comes from not having a plan.