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“I want to run for my life
but my heart-beat impales me,
nails me to the spot,
there’s no getting’ away now.
I wish to God I was invisible.

The Tallest Man in the World by Ailís Ní Ríain is a play about an unspeakable love, almighty difference and the torment of memory. Poetic, rhythmic and highly nuanced, a ‘trio’ for voices. It was originally produced by award-winning Cork-based Corcadorca Theatre Company in Ireland in 2013, was a finalist in the Eugene O’ Neill National Playwright’s Conference.

 

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Ailís Ní Ríain (Playwright)  is an Irish contemporary classical composer and published writer for stage who aims to produce work that challenges, provokes and engages. A regular collaborator with artists in other art-forms, her artistic interests are diverse and combined with an unwavering desire to push and develop her artistic practice through each new project or commission. In November 2016 she was awarded the prestigious Paul Hamlyn Award for Composers.  www.ailis.info

Ailís Ní Ríain (Playwright) is an Irish contemporary classical composer and published writer for stage who aims to produce work that challenges, provokes and engages. A regular collaborator with artists in other art-forms, her artistic interests are diverse and combined with an unwavering desire to push and develop her artistic practice through each new project or commission. In November 2016 she was awarded the prestigious Paul Hamlyn Award for Composers. www.ailis.info

Ran Xia (Director)  is an interdisciplinary theatre artist. Her works have been produced at IRT ( Pomegrenade ), HERE, Dixon Place, The Brick ( [ai] ), The Wild Project, etc, and of course, The Tank (previously  Echo ;  Tao  at Dark Fest 2018,  Independent Study , etc.). A frequent collaborator of Exquisite Corpse Co. (audio/visual installation  Echo  at the Memory House, on Governors Island), a current Resident Director at The Flea, and a resident artist at Access Theater. Assistant Directing credits include:  The Great Leap  (by Lauren Yee, Dir. Taibi Magar at the Atlantic Theater), and  Refrigerated Dreams  by Carrie Mae Weems, Nona Hendryx, Francesca Harper, and Niegel Smith at Joe's Pub. A contributing writer at  Theatre Is Easy  and  Exeunt .  ranxia.info |  thearcticgroup.org

Ran Xia (Director) is an interdisciplinary theatre artist. Her works have been produced at IRT (Pomegrenade), HERE, Dixon Place, The Brick ([ai]), The Wild Project, etc, and of course, The Tank (previously Echo; Tao at Dark Fest 2018, Independent Study, etc.). A frequent collaborator of Exquisite Corpse Co. (audio/visual installation Echo at the Memory House, on Governors Island), a current Resident Director at The Flea, and a resident artist at Access Theater. Assistant Directing credits include: The Great Leap (by Lauren Yee, Dir. Taibi Magar at the Atlantic Theater), and Refrigerated Dreams by Carrie Mae Weems, Nona Hendryx, Francesca Harper, and Niegel Smith at Joe's Pub. A contributing writer at Theatre Is Easy and Exeunt. ranxia.info| thearcticgroup.org


Daniel Carlton (Felim)    www.danielcarlton.com

Daniel Carlton (Felim)

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Finn Kilgore (Eamonn)    finnkilgore.com

Finn Kilgore (Eamonn)

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Beatriz Miranda (Erin)

Beatriz Miranda (Erin)