Around a dinner table, three actor/musicians sing, pray, beat forks, deliver the news, and snap between scenes in mid-sentence in this brutal but timely deconstruction of War-on-Terror-speak by internationally-known avant-garde composer Rick Burkhardt. Torture, ticking time bombs, faux-Middle-Eastern folk tales, broken clocks, unreliable waiters.
"Great Hymn of Thanksgiving / Conversation Storm" has toured the U.S. for two years, garnering critical and audience acclaim and winning "Best of the Festival" awards at the San Francisco Fringe and the New York Frigid Festival.
All the way from Madison, Wisconsin, the Nonsense Company performs in the New Orleans Fringe festival at the Sidearm Gallery. For more information, visit http://www.nofringe.org and http://www.nonsensecompany.com.