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Diana Oh wants to sleep with you Diana Oh Brings Immersive Concert Experience To the Ancram Opera House

August 22, 2018 08:26 pm

ANCRAM — Iconoclastic actor/singer-songwriter/theatermaker/artist Diana Oh, known for her provocative street installations that evolved into {my lingerie play}, a NY Times Critics’ Pick, will bring her singular style to the Ancram Opera House in an evening that is equal parts theater, rock concert, party and audience participation. The performance begins Saturday, Aug. 25 at 8:30 p.m.

A “multi-talented dynamo of a performer – raw, funny, honest” (Vulture), Oh is critically acclaimed as one of New York’s most daring and original theater artists; the Wall Street Journal called her “Badass.” Her nonconformist, category-defying work provokes conversations about topics ranging from gender identity, to societally enabled male violence, to systemic racial oppression (all of which she acutely feels as someone who identifies as a queer Korean-American woman). She is frequently compared to theater artist and MacArthur “Genius” Award Winner Taylor Mac.

Audiences are invited to extend the concert experience at a post-show Sleepover with the artist at the Ancram Opera House. It will be the first of a series of immersive, improvisatory performances exploring connection, joy and radical vulnerability, which Oh has scheduled at theaters across the country. A light dinner and continental breakfast are included in the ticket price, but the Sleepover is limited to 20 participants and reservations are essential.

New York City residents can reserve space on The Sleepover Shuttle, a bus that will pick up ticketholders at Metro-North’s Wassaic station, transport them to the Ancram Opera House, and return them to Wassaic the following morning.

Diana Oh was the 2018 Williamstown Theatre Festival Playwright-in-Residence. She was named one of Refinery 29’s Top 14 LGBTQ Influencers. A TOW Foundation Playwright-in-Residence with Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, a Venturous Capital Fellow for her street installation performances, a Van Lier Fellow in Acting with the Asian American Arts Alliance, an Elphaba Thropp Fellow, The Infinite Love Party (Bushwick Starr, January 2019), 24 Hour Punk (How The Light Gets In, Summer 2018), member of The Public Theater’s 2018-2020 Emerging Writers Group, and the first queer Korean-American interviewed on Korean Broadcast Radio.

Reservations are required for the Sleepover and The Sleepover Shuttle. Overnighters should bring their own sleeping bags. For tickets and travel information: www.ancramoperahouse.org or call 518-329-0114.