Apr 3, 2011

"A Passing Wind"—Photos

From our final dress rehearsal of "A Passing Wind," at Philadelphia's Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts: (Costumes: Anna Frangiosa, Photography: Sandy Flint)

The company of "A Passing Wind": Jered McLenigan (Satie), Ian Bedford (Henri Oller), Maureen Torsney-Weir (Bernhardt), Laura Catlaw (Angèle Thibodeau) and Leah Walton (Elizabeth Pujol).

"Baking our bread daily, making our daily bread," Leah Walton as Elizabeth Pujol and Damon Kirsche as Joseph Pujol

Joseph Pujol (Damon Kirsche) debuts his legendary act for patrons of the Moulin Rouge.
Joseph (Damon Kirsche) and Elizabeth (Leah Walton) backstage. 
Pujol (Damon Kirsche) and Oller (Ian Beford) interrupt Angèle's new act "La Femme Pétomane."
And a few shots of an earlier dress rehearsal:
The Moulin Rouge salutes France at the outbreak of WWI:
Ian Bedford as Henri Oller, Damon Kirsche as Joseph Pujol,  Laura Catlaw as Angèle Thibodeau.
Joseph Pujol, AKA "Le Petomane" (Damon Kirsche) blasts Angèle (Laura Catlaw),
who stands in reluctantly as a German soldier.
Sarah Bernhardt (Maureen Torsney-Weir)  explains the ephemeral yet eternal beauty of Theatre to Pujol (Damon Kirsche): "Life begets life, chemistry begets chemistry, it's only by spending oneself that one becomes rich."