cryptochrome (ongoing)
by Evan Silver aka Tiresias

La MaMa E.T.C., LaGuardia Performing Arts Center, We Are Here (Exponential Festival), The Mercury Lounge,  the cell theatre

“A gorgeous, trippy eco-cabaret”
The New Yorker

“A transporting opus” 
The Brooklyn Rail

is a sonic odyssey across the animal kingdom that invites audiences to imagine themselves in the sensory worlds of other living things. Named after a protein believed to be responsible for the ability to navigate using the Earth’s geomagnetic field, cryptochrome explores realms of perception beyond the visible.

Written, Directed, & Performed by Evan Silver aka Tiresias
Music Co-Written & Performed with Tristan Allen
Light Designed by Chris Voegels

Development of this project took place at MacDowell and was made possible with support from Nancy Manocherian’s the cell theatre and The Puffin Foundation.

Photo by Flavia Daniele