MOON IN THE BUCKET
MOON IN THE BUCKET at Judson Church, 2008. Christy Fisher. Photo courtesy of Paul O'Connell.
Music | Garrett Fisher
Words | Zeami
MOON IN THE BUCKET is inspired by Zeami's fourteenth-century Noh play MATSUKAZE ("wind in the pines"), and tells the story of a wandering priest who employs the moon's reflection to release a pair of ghosts from their haunted past.
A short film has also been made based on the opera.
Premiere: Nippon Kan Theatre (1998)
Choreography/Direction: AC Petersen
NYC Premiere: Judson Memorial Church, New York (2008)
Choreography/Co-Direction: Christy Fisher
Co-Direction/Dramaturgy: Ken Cerniglia
Set & Costumes: Tori Ellison
Linda Strandberg, Kristen Ramer-Liang, Jeremiah Cawley, Ben Black (vocalists); Taina Karr (oboe); Dean Moore (percussion); Garrett Fisher (Indian harmonium).
Produced in New York City by the Fisher Ensemble.