Sackerson’s The Distance of the Moon is marvelously inventive in word, movement, interpretation

More than the first half of Sackerson’s marvelously inventive premiere production of The Distance of the Moon overflows with magical expectations. Weaving together the lines of Italo Calvino’s short story converted to dialogue, the story line additions of playwright Morag Shepherd, the spot-on choreography of Breanne Saxton and the translucent sound design of Shawn Francis … Read more

The peculiar, poetic magic of The Distance of The Moon to premiere in Sackerson holiday production

For this holiday season, the wonderfully unconventional Sackerson theatrical company turns to the peculiar magic of The Distance of the Moon, one of the short stories that Italo Calvino wrote more than a half century ago as part of his unique Cosmicomics collection. At its surface, this fantastical tale springs from the incidental scientific premise … Read more