Jim Findlay’s
DREAM OF THE RED CHAMBER
a performance for a sleeping audience

Conceived as a literal dream play—the work is performed for an audience that is encouraged to experience the piece while they fall in and out of sleep. This durational performance installation invites the audience to take an immersive journey through Cao Xueqin’s 18th century Chinese novel “Dream of the Red Chamber”—an epic love story between a stone and a flower, framed by a dizzying series of metaphysical dreams.

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MAY 9-17 – AT THE BRILL BUILDING IN TIMES SQUARE
Presented by Times Square Arts
in partnership with Allied Partners and Brickman Real Estate
A Collapsable Giraffe and 3-Legged Dog Production

Afternoon/evening performances: May 9 & 13-16 @ 5pm–midnight
Overnight performances: May 10 & 17 @ 5pm–6am
Brill Building
, 1619 Broadway (between 49th & 50th Streets, NYC)

DAILY PERFORMANCES

  Fri May 9 5p-12m 1st Dream A Life Misspent
  Tue May 13 5p-12m 2nd Dream Vain Longing
  Wed May 14 5p-12m 3rd Dream Separation from Dear Ones
  Thu May 15 5p-12m 4th Dream Spurned by the World
  Fri May 16 5p-12m 5th Dream Union of Enemies

SPECIAL OVERNIGHT PERFORMANCES

  Sat May 10 5p-6a DREAM OF THE RED CHAMBER
  Sat May 17 5p-6a DREAM OF THE RED CHAMBER

Admission is free.  donate
Audience members may arrive, depart, and return at any time.
(But your seat or spot is not guaranteed if you leave and then return).

Dream of the Red Chamber, a performance for a sleeping audience has been supported by The MAP Fund, a program of Creative Capital supported by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; Nancy Quinn Fund and Edith Lutyens and Norman Bel Geddes Design Enhancement Fund — programs of A.R.T./NY; The MacDowell Colony; a creative development residency at Mount Tremper Arts; The Performing Garage Presents which is made possible by the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation; a commission from Mass Live Arts; Duke Department of Theater Studies’ Theater Previews New Works Lab; Martin E. Segal Theatre Center’s Prelude; New York State Council on the Arts; New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.

To contact the company email info@dreamoftheredchamber.com