Head. Hands. Feet. Tales of Dismemberment

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|October 7th – November 5th 2016|

Directed by Samantha Van Der Merwe

Thursdays – Saturdays at 7:30, and Sundays at 5pm.

Location: Shaking the Tree Warehouse, 823 SE Grant St. (Corner of SE 9th & Grant)

If you need extra assistance or have questions, please EMAIL us or call the box-office at 503.235.0635
Starring~
Nicole Accuardi, Claire Aldridge, Chris Harder, Matthew Kerrigan, Jamie Rea, Rebecca Ridenour, Beth Thompson, Isabella Villagomez, Katie Watkins, Nikki Weaver, and Kathleen Worley
Creative Team~
Annalise Albright-Woods, Ted Gold, Rhiza Architecture & Design, Trevor Sargent, Natasha Stockem, Samantha Van Der Merwe

 

From the Portland Mercury Fall Arts Guide:

Making ordinary things seem strange is one of the best things good art can do, but too often, theater companies play it so safe that it’s all but impossible to truly evoke a sense of dislocation from the everyday. Shaking the Tree isn’t one of those theater companies, and Portland’s performing arts community is exponentially richer for Artistic Director Samantha Van Der Merwe’s productions, which pair risky material with intricate, careful directorial and design choices in immersive performances that stay with you. This fall, Shaking the Tree is producing the spooky-sounding Head. Hands. Feet (subtitle: “Tales of Dismemberment”), which combines some of the darkest stories from fairy tales (e.g., the horrifying Bluebeard) and classical mythology (Iphigenia) into a play that’s sure to continue the company’s fall tradition of making theater that’s weird, dark, and well worth your time and attention. Shaking the Tree Warehouse, 823. SE Grant, Oct 7-Nov 5, Thurs-Sat 7:30 pm, Sun . 5 pm, shaking-the-tree.com