Janie Geiser & Company
News Update/When The Wind Blows

The Public Theater
September 18, 19 & 20

News Update

Audio by A. Leroy
Performed by Judith Anderson, Cathy Simmons and Janie Geiser
Developed in collaboration with the performers

When the Wind Blows

Conceived, Directed and Designed by Janie Geiser
Music Composed by Chip Epsten
Additional Text: The Ash King by Daniel Zippi
Lighting Design by Emily Stork

Performed by
Judith Anderson
Matthew Buckingham
Trudi Cohen Janie Geiser
Jenny Romaine
Mark Sussman

Chip Epsten - Violin
Konrad Kinard - Bass
Jenny Romaine - Accordion

Developed in collaboration with the performers When the Wind Blows was co-commissioned by Dance Theater Workshopıs Firsts Light Project.

News Update/When the Wind Blows was developed during a residency at Downtown Art Co. It is funded, in part, by the Joyce Mertz-Gilmore Foundation, The Henson Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.

JANIE GEISER & CO. is an ephemeral ensemble of independent NY performers and musicians working with director/designer Janie Geiser. From 1981 to 1990, Ms. Geiser was the artistic director of the Jottay Theatre, which she founded with composer Chip Epsten. Ms. Geiser has also collaborated with other New York performers, including Dan Hurlin, Holly Hughes, The Talking Band, the Ninth Street Theater (several members are featured in this production) and composer A. Leroy, who created the audio for News Update.