The Fever tests the limits of individual and collective responsibility, and our willingness to be there for one another. Performed in complete collaboration with the audience, The Fever examines how we assemble, organize and care for the bodies around us. Who will you be when our eyes are on you? What will we see when we all look your way?
Originally commissioned by The Public Theater | photography by Maria Baranova
THE FEVERJanuary 4-15, 2017: Under The Radar / The Public Theater
2017-2018: International tour - see calendar for details
Created in collaboration with Brandon Wolcott, Emil Abramyan, Eric Southern
Original Music by Brandon Wolcott and Emil Abramyan
Production design by Eric Southern
Originally performed with Marchant Davis, Jax Jackson, Tommer Peterson
THE FEVER“A POETIC EVOCATION OF OUR MOSTLY UNSPOKEN — AND UN-CALLED-UPON — DEPENDENCE ON ONE ANOTHER.” — THE NEW YORK TIMES
“BOLD AND DARING … A RITUAL THAT TAPS THE SACRED AND THE PROFANE, THE ESSENCE OF HUMAN EXISTENCE.” — EXEUNT MAGAZINE
"explore the age-old relationship between performer and audience with an intensity and focus that is quite unlike anything I ever have seen." — CHICAGO TRIBUNE
Originally commissioned by The Public Theater, THE FEVER was made possible with funding by the New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Theater Project, with lead funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The Jerome Foundation, and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s New York Theater Program. The Fever was supported by residency partnerships with the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs; Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts with ASU Gammage; the 2015 Sundance Institute Theater Lab at MASS MoCA; Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Process Space program; a Watershed Lab residency at Mount Tremper Arts, with lead support by the National Endowment for the Arts; NYU’s Experimental Theater Wing; The Wexner Center for the Arts; Park Avenue Armory; On the Boards; and St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church. Touring to Noorderzon Festival & Zürcher Theater Spektakel is supported by Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation through USArtists International in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Howard Gilman Foundation.