NIGHTMARES: a demonstration of the Sublime
Author: Adam R. Burnett
Description: This play situates itself between terror and comedy (the sublime), beneath the gaze of Henry Fuseli's iconic painting, and in the midst of an enveloping soundscape to plumb the extremities of our contemporary condition and posit the question: are we still capable of being overwhelmed?
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2013
Date Added: 1/10/2013
Content Advisory: Strong language, violence, nudity.
1 Act, 75 Minutes
4 Females, 4 Males
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Keywords: Characters are Mostly Young Adults · Comedy · Large Cast Size · Meta · Non-traditional/Non-narrative/Experimental/Post-dramatic · Postmodern · Requires/Supports Sophisticated Multimedia/Technical Elements · Satire/Parody · Shakespeare · Surrealism/Absurdism