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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.

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