Live Arts Bard Presents
Sunday, October 2, 2016
Storyhorse Documentary Theater
Fisher Center, Sosnoff TheaterWritten by Jeremy Davidson
3:00 pm EDT/GMT-4
3:00 pm EDT/GMT-4
Directed by Mary Stuart Masterson
Copresented by the National Young Farmers Coalition and Bard CEP
"Each seed has a story. Cultural stories. Drama. Romance. Tragedy. History . . . and every time you plant a seed you're going to become part of that story . . . So it's important to know where our seeds come from. Who's growing them. And which stories we're growing in our own backyards."
— Ken Greene, the Hudson Valley Seed Library
Mary Stuart Masterson and Jeremy Davidson document the lives of Hudson Valley farmers in this latest play from Tivoli-based Storyhorse Documentary Theater. Good Dirt is a multimedia performance based on interviews with six farm families, illustrating the fragility of our agricultural heritage and the need for engagement and investment in its present and future. The performance will be followed by a community picnic with offerings from many local businesses whose products celebrate the bounty of Hudson Valley farms.
The farms in this piece include the Hudson Valley Seed Library (Accord), Denison Farm (Schaghticoke), Green Goats (Red Hook), Soul Fire Farm (Grafton), Tello’s Green Farm (Coxsackie), and Northwind Farms (Tivoli).
Check out Upstater's profile of "Entrepreneur & Actress" Mary Stuart Masterson before discovering her directorial work in Good Dirt.
Learn more about Good Dirt in Modern Farmer.
For more information, call 845-758-7900, e-mail email@example.com,
or visit http://fishercenter.bard.edu/calendar/event.php?eid=131284.
Time: 3:00 pm EDT/GMT-4
Location: Fisher Center, Sosnoff TheaterTicket Information: Tickets: $15–20, $5 for students with I.D.
After the show, join us for a community picnic on the Fisher Center lawn. Bring your own or purchase offerings from the farmers featured in the production.