It’s always fascinating to be a small piece of an enormous work, such as This is Reading. For months, you hear bits and bobs about the grand scheme but focus only on your tiny piece. This past weekend, we saw it all come together at Franklin Street Station.
The High Line is a public park built on historic freight rails that run along the west side of Manhattan. This week’s episode features a show created for the Civilians’ Annual Spring Benefit at The Highline Ballroom in 2012, for which we interviewed Highline founder Robert Hammond and his family, Bronson Van Wyck, Gifford Miller, Amanda Burden and Florent Morellet. Steve Cosson wrote the piece, which includes music by Michael Friedman. It was performed by Civilians Associate Artists Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Matt Dellapina, Dan Domingues, Daoud Heidami, Nina Hellman, Daniel Jenkins, Kelly McCreary, Greg McFadden, Maria Elena Ramirez, Robbie Collier Sublett & Sam Breslin Wright.
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