In the Penal Colony

In the Penal Colony - Miranda Haymon
In the Penal Colony - Miranda Haymon

written and adapted by Miranda Haymon

set and costume design by Tekla Monson

light design by Zack Lobel

sound design by Matt Catron and Anthony Dean

produced by The Hodgepodge Group & The Tank

featuring Jamar Brathwaite, David Glover and Dhari Noel

photos by Erica Snyder and Lex Spirtes

p r e s s

Brilliantly realized… a symbolic exploration of race in the United States.”


“It’s a jolting blend of dance, movement and physical theater dynamically performed by an African-American cast. Director Miranda Haymon’s electric staging of her pared down yet faithful adaptation [of Franz Kafka’s novel] is filled with dialogue characteristic of Kafka and bracing sequences.”

-Darryl Reilly, Theater Scene

“This experimental piece blurs the lines between theatre and dance, in a manner that is highly effectivethe choreography of the show is highly sophisticated.”

-Anthony J. Piccione, OnStage Blog

Interview: Five Questions with Miranda Haymon

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