U.S. Premiere

BOOK OF MOUNTAINS & SEAS

January 11-14 at 8pm | January 15 at 2pm at St. Ann's Warehouse | 75 minutes

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Inspired by the ancient Chinese compilation of early myths of the same title, which was first transcribed in 4th century B.C, these mythological stories have become part of Chinese written and oral history, shifted and reshaped to match contemporary times. Book of Mountains & Seas is a 21st-century adaptation and expansion of four of these tales by composer Huang Ruo, director/puppetry artist Basil Twist, and music director Paul Hillier.

Join us January 13 after the 8pm performance for an artist conversation.

This production is dedicated to Stuart Nelson.

Book of Mountains & Seas was commissioned by Beth Morrison Projects, Ars Nova (Copenhagen), Moss Arts Center/ Virginia Tech, Toronto Soundstreams, Koorbiennale, and Hong Kong New Vision Festival, and Linda & Stuart Nelson.

Book of Mountains & Seas is made possible by the Jim Henson Foundation, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.

Additional commissioning support provided by the Francis Goelet Charitable Lead Trusts. 

 
In accordance with state guidelines all audience members, employees, vendors, and artists must be fully vaccinated to enter any PROTOTYPE affiliated facility. Additionally, everyone must be masked while indoors. Children under the age of 12 are not permitted until they are fully vaccinated. Theatres are operating at 100% capacity and at this time food and beverage will not be served on site, subject to change.

$35–$75
$30 with PROTO Pack
$65 with Premium PROTO Pack

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St. Ann’s Warehouse
Brooklyn Bridge Park
45 Water Street,
Dumbo, Brooklyn
stannswarehouse.org

PUBLIC TRANSIT
Subway: A, C to High Street; F to York Street; 2, 3 to Clark Street
Bus: B25

PARKING
PARK KWIK
718-797-2707
37 Front Street

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718-330-0144
55 Washington Street (Entrance at Adams St. between Front and Water)

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718-254-9141
20 Jay Street

Huang Ruo

Basil Twist

Paul Hillier