Tuesday, January 15, 2013

As Old Martin in Royal Hunt of the Sun Production

I was asked by Jerry Argetsinger, director of a theatrical production called Royal Hunt of the Sun to act as Old Martin. I accepted. I am indeed glad that I stepped in since I learned more acting techniques, ideas, and etc. from Jerry Argetsinger for this production. Old Martin tells a flashback story about what he did and saw as a 15 year old pager to general Francisco Pizzaro. This production is about the destruction of the Incas in Peru by the Spaniard soldiers in the year 1532. It's a powerful historical play and a remarkably well-written by Peter Shaffer (the production was originally shown in the 1960's in Britain). I narrate as Old Martin, using American Sign Language (ASL), and I have a voicer who speaks English vocally for the hearing audience. The production will take place at the Robert F. Panara Theatre at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf in Rochester, NY. The show be on Feb. 7th  at 7:30 PM, Feb. 8th, 7:30 PM, Feb. 9th, 7:30 PM plus Sunday matinee, Feb. 10th at 2:00 PM. The cost is $7.00 to the public and $5.00 to students. Here is the flyer of the production below. You can click on this picture to see it bigger.