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“Soliciting Prophecy” co-conceived by Joseph Shragge, featuring works by Alexis Diamond and Omari Newton

February 15 @ 12:00 am EST

Free
Award Winning, Independent Theatre company SCAPEGOAT CARNIVALE is proud to present its new international digital commissioning initiative in response to Covid 19, SOLICITING PROPHECY, being launched online February 15, 2021.
Conception and Dramaturgy by Alison Darcy and Joseph Shragge
Written by Alexis Diamond, Mary Jane Gibson, Gitanjali Jain, Julie Tamiko Manning, Alexander Nemser, Omari Newton and Conor Wylie
๐™๐™๐™€๐™€ ๐™€๐™‘๐™€๐™‰๐™
Faced with the uncertainty of living in a pandemic and the repeated closures of theatres, Scapegoat Carnivale initiated an online writer’s room to explore the theme of prophecy as it relates to today, and create a series of digital performances as artistic responses.
๐Ÿœ SOLICITING PROPHECY SERIES ๐Ÿœ
๐—™๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—™๐—น๐˜‚๐˜€๐—ต ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—ฎ ๐—š๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐—”๐—ด๐—ฒ
๐˜ˆ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜น๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜‹๐˜ช๐˜ข๐˜ฎ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ (๐˜”๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ญ, ๐˜˜๐˜Š)
In a near post-pandemic future, Myriam follows the signs revealed to her in a dream to fulfill the prophecy of the Great Flush.
๐—ฃ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ฃ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜†
๐˜”๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜บ ๐˜‘๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ ๐˜Ž๐˜ช๐˜ฃ๐˜ด๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ (๐˜“๐˜ฐ๐˜ด ๐˜ˆ๐˜ฏ๐˜จ๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด, ๐˜Š๐˜ˆ)
A dying woman seeking to find what awaits her on the other side pulls open an ancient door to another psychedelic dimension.
๐—ฃ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜๐—ฒ
๐˜Ž๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ซ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ช ๐˜‘๐˜ข๐˜ช๐˜ฏ (๐˜”๐˜ฆ๐˜น๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ฐ ๐˜Š๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜บ, ๐˜”๐˜Ÿ)
Lula, a young girl, descended from whales, learns from her ancestors that she must play a role in altering the course of our climate crisis, as well as revive the well-being of whales on the planet. This hand-drawn, ethereal animation features real whale-songs as a central part of the soundtrack.
๐—ช๐—ต๐—ผ๐—ฒ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ฝ๐˜‚๐˜ ๐—บ๐—ฒ ๐˜‚๐—ฝ ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ, ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ท๐˜‚๐˜€๐˜ ๐˜„๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐˜ โ€˜๐˜๐—ถ๐—น ๐—œ ๐—ด๐—ฒ๐˜ ๐—ฑ๐—ผ๐˜„๐—ป!
๐˜‘๐˜ถ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ฆ ๐˜›๐˜ข๐˜ฎ๐˜ช๐˜ฌ๐˜ฐ ๐˜”๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฏ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ (๐˜”๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ญ, ๐˜˜๐˜Š)
A woman gets off of her pedestal.
๐—š๐—ผ๐—ฑ’๐˜€ ๐—˜๐˜†๐—ฒ๐—ฏ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜„๐˜€
๐˜ˆ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜น๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ ๐˜•๐˜ฆ๐˜ฎ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ (๐˜“๐˜ฐ๐˜ด ๐˜ˆ๐˜ฏ๐˜จ๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด, ๐˜Š๐˜ˆ)
A retelling of the Bible story of King Saul and the Witch of Endor. Picture Larry David as a Trumpian King Lear who visits an illegal healer on the eve of his unraveling.
๐—ฌ๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ž๐—ป๐—ผ๐˜„, ๐—ฌ๐—ผ๐˜‚’๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ฅ๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐˜…
๐˜–๐˜ฎ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ช ๐˜•๐˜ฆ๐˜ธ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ (๐˜๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ค๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ, ๐˜‰๐˜Š)
On the last day on earth, fraternal twins debate what awaits them on ‘the Other Side’. The tension between the diametrically opposed lifestyles of these loving, but divided siblings, and how they choose to spend their last living moments, makes for an evening fraught with anxiety.
๐——๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—–๐—น๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฑ๐˜€
๐˜Š๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ ๐˜ž๐˜บ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ฆ (๐˜๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ค๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ, ๐˜‰๐˜Š)
The planets align, the bridge appears, and a brave child steps across to tell us whatโ€™s on the other side. Created and animated by a kid and a kid-at-heart.
๐Ÿœ POCKET PROPHECIES ๐Ÿœ
The ancillary project Pocket Prophecies will feature short text prophecies, ruminations, and anecdotes, by writers from here and abroad including Mike Glaser (Los Angeles, CA), Claire Jenkins (Melbourne, AUS), Michael Mackenzie (Montreal, QC), Thami aka Mbongo (Johannesburg, SA), Johanna Nutter (Montreal, QC), Rebecca Singh (Toronto, ON) and Anders Yates (Toronto, ON).
Watch via Facebook Live on February 15th: https://www.facebook.com/events/432098184808634/
Website: www.scapegoatcarnivale.com
Twitter: @SGCarnivale
IG: @scapegoatcarnivale

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Date:
February 15
Time:
12:00 am EST
Cost:
Free
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