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4 Sustenance

Benefiting: More Gardens!
Produced by The Movement Theatre Company
Written by Antoinette Nwandu, Ricardo Pérez-González, Stacy
O’Neill, and Harrison David Rivers
Directed and conceived by Jesca Prudencio

“One play, four playwrights. Four Sustenance examines the complexity of our relationships with the planet and with each other. Through multiple stories and a fusion of music, movement and spoken text, the piece asks us to re-evaluate how we sustain our body, spirit and connection to the world.”

Genre: Dance Theater, Environmental Issues, Experimental 

$18 General Admission
$9.00 for Film/Music Participants
FREE for Theatre Festivity Participants

Wednesday 5/30/12 – 7:00pm = Performance #1
Sunday 6/3/12 – 2:00pm = Performance #2
Tuesday 6/5/12 – 9:30pm = Performance #3
Thursday 6/7/12 – 8:00pm = Performance #4
Tuesday 6/12/12 – 5:00pm = Performance #5
Wednesday 6/13/12 – 6:00pm = Performance #6

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60 Minutes


At Bleecker Street Theatre (Downstairs)
45 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10012
Conveniently located near:
Bleecker St (4 & 6)
Broadway – Lafayette St (B, D, F, M)
Prince St (N, R)

This is what the artists who created this production are doing for their charity:

6/2, 2pm: Youth Gardner Appreciation Performance with post show reception
6/7, 8pm: Special Guest Panel with Aresh Javadi and Kate Temple-West of More Gardens!
“Seeds 4 Sustenance” campaign! In the final moments of 4 Sustenance, each audience member will be given a small handful of seeds to plant, in their own homes or in a community garden nearby where they live. TMTC and More Gardens! will provide an online list and map of participating community gardens across the city so you can get involved in our “Seeds 4 Sustenance” campaign.    

Garden Work Day: The Cast and Crew of 4 Sustenance will be volunteering at a local community garden to get it ready for the Summer.

This is what the artists who created this production did to make it an eco-friendly production!

*All set, costume and prop pieces will be made from recycled or pre-used materials, thanks Materials for the Arts

*Double Sided Postcards:  TMTC is pairing up with Fishin’In Brooklyn to print double sided postcards from eco-friendly printers.  Postcards for two shows with half the paper!

*Recycled and Online Programs

*Dropbox: Rather than sharing printed material, all correspondence and production materials are shared online via Dropbox meaning no paper!

*Encouraging all actors to use paper free scripts

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