Satellite Collective presents ‘Echo & Narcissus’ at BAM Fisher

"Then she still had a body - she was not just a voice" is how Ovid describes the lovesick nymph Echo in Metamorphosis.  The poet is less kind to Narcissus, the object of her desire.  The royal teenager possesses too "much cold pride within his tender body."  Though the romance one-sided and symbolism overt, the artists of Satellite Collective vividly and memorably reinterpreted the myth at BAM Fisher.  It is too bad that there were only two performances of this imaginative production directed by Philip Stoddard. Literally reflecting Narcissus falling in love with his own image, Stoddard and Satellite Artistic Director

“KNOCK!” at BAM Fisher Hillman Studio

I had the good fortune of spending an hour in the company of four Magnet Theatre actors who have travelled all the way from South Africa to jumpstart our imaginations with their unique brand of physical theatre for young children. I can think of no better joy than to hear the feather light laughter of young children totally entranced with the magic of these spellbinding theater makers. Their giggling and delight were totally infectious. My adult self took a vacation as my inner child came up for air and had a much needed, transcendent theatrical experience. I did not feel

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