Irish choreographer Luke Murphy presents "The Milkyboy Kid"
Luke Murphy - Attic Projects & FailSafe Festival
Award-winning Irish choreographer Luke Murphy (“Sleep No More” original cast member: Boston, New York, Shanghai) returns to NYC this November 9th and 10th with “The Milkyboy Kid”, a new one-man show on the chameleon nature of performers and performance, and Murphy's own blurred lines of fiction and reality.
Through a mixture of storytelling, film and Murphy's own virtuosic physicality “The Milkyboy Kid” examines relationships between who you are, who you want to be and who you pretend to be. Maybe "the body never lies" (Martha Graham) but then again "if you can fake sincerity, you've got it made" (Groucho Marx). Maybe the fiction is all there is.
"Anyone who has seen him can testify: Murphy's svelte and humble demeanour can instantly give way to warrior-like choreography... his self-examinations are best present in his explosive body" - broadwayworld.com
Luke Murphy is an Irish performer working with Punchdrunk 2009-2017, Ultima Vez 2014-2018, Kate Weare 2011-2013, Pavel Zustiak, Martha Clarke and others. Since 2012 he has created six evening length works through his own company Attic Projects. Attic Projects creates original works of dance theatre in distinct atmospheric landscapes of performance playing across the mediums of dance, theatre, film and installation. Attic Projects has been supported by various institutions in Ireland and the U.S and presented internationally.
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