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Icarus in the L.E.S. at JACK

Brooklyn Gypsies Presents

As part of One Catches Light & Exponential Festival


Icarus in the L.E.S.

by Nic Adams


Tickets can be purchased here.


Icarus in the L.E.S. (full-length premiere) is a kaleidoscopic performance-poem delivered from the final bastions of the New York vanguard. The performance centers on the wax-winged hero – who did not die when he fell from the sky, but instead lives on – chasing his destiny and scouting out the divide between artistic achievement and personal happiness. Taken under the wings of a mystical literati including The Silent Janitor, Bernardo, and The Severed Head of Homer, the poet, Icarus, must ford the rivers of the underworld to his final showdowns with both his nemesis, Rodney Cheshire Clemenceau, and himself. Presented as a teched-out poetry reading, and brimming with sound and video design culled from the most psychically-charged bits of city living, the poem is performed by the soulful and unendingly charismatic Ronald Peet.


January 20th at 6:30pm

January 21st at 11pm

January 22nd at 9:30pm


January 26th at 6:30pm

January 27th at 8pm

January 28th at 9:30pm


Performances at JACK (505 1/2 Waverly Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11238)

Created by Nic Adams

Performed by Ronald Peet*


*This actor is appearing courtesy of Actors' Equity Association. Icarus in the L.E.S. is an Equity approved Showcase.

Earlier Event: January 12
Yours Untruly (work-in-progress showing)
Later Event: February 25