Edvard Munch: Alone in the Crowd

Edvard Munch, Two Human Beings. The Lonely Ones, 1905. Oil on canvas. 80 x 100 cm (31 ½ x 39 3/8 in.). Lynn G. Straus. 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

Though it is difficult to determine when exactly Edvard Munch was first exposed to the writings of Friedrich Nietzsche, one cannot help but think of Existential philosophy’s mustachioed poster boy when considering the Norwegian painter’s work. As with Nietzsche, Munch’s public legacy is colored by an emphasis on his psychological torments and eventual nervous breakdown. His acutely personal exploration of formidable themes such as angst, vulnerability, sin, and alienation only amplify the connection.

Sylvia Milo’s The Other Mozart returns to New York, with Ms. Milo alternating with Samantha Hoefer as Nannerl Mozart

Samantha Hoefer as Nannerl Mozart in Syliva Milo's The Other Mozart.

October 14, 2015 – January 18, 2016
The Players Theatre
115 MacDougal Street, NYC (Third floor – no elevator)
Tickets: https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/943472
$45, $50. Student Rush tickets $15, at the door.

After a successful series of runs in London, Estonia, Munich, Salzburg, and New Orleans, writer-actress Sylvia Milo’s brilliant portrayal of Wolfgang Amédée Mozart’s Sister Nannerl is back in New York. If you missed in the summer of 2014, here is your chance!

Click here for Michael Miller’s review.