Mariah Freda, Irina Kuraeva, Brianna Kalisch, Melissa Moschitto & Lynde Rosario
Direction & Script:
Performed by: Mariah Freda
Dramaturgy: Lynde Rosario
Visual Design: Irina Kuraeva
Sound Design: Adrian Bridges
Lighting Design: Wren Mitchell
Stage Management: Mary Daniel
Creative Assistant: Mary Baillie
Brian Demar Jones
Touring Stage Managers: Katie Gilmartin, Thalia Sablon,
& Rachel Heide
Artemisia’s Intent delivers a captivating physical performance to unearth the life, work, and words of 17th century painter Artemisia Gentileschi. Inspired by every proclamation of "me too," The Anthropologists craft a startling portrait of a woman caught at the intersection of power, assault, and art.
PRODUCTION, DEVELOPMENT + TOURING HISTORY
Artemisia's Intent was made possible by the AIRspace Residency at Abrons Arts Center (NYC)
The Foundry (MA)
Grange Hall Cultural Center (VT)
Art House Productions (NJ)
October 18 + 19
Cape May Stage (NJ)
Peabody Black Box (MA)
Shea Theater Arts Center (MA)
Scranton Fringe Festival
The Kraine (NYC)
FringePVD (Providence, RI)
July 31 & August 1
The Kraine (NYC)
2018 Estrogenius Festival (NYC)
2018 Frigid Festival (NYC)
February 14, 24, 26, March 1, 4
WINNER Best Solo Drama
"As Artemisia, [Mariah Freda] exudes a charismatic sense of fun and independence."
Artemisia’s Intent is astonishingly thorough. The Anthropologists charge forward with humor, intensity, and the madness of the moment."
(The Theatre Times)
"... a strong performance by Mariah Freda, an excellent script and directing effort by Melissa Moschitto."
"... Like the #MeToo movement, Artemisia’s Intent isn’t going away any time soon."
"Artemisia's Intent is a solid, timely piece..."
(Theatre is Easy)
"Among the show's many virtues, Artemisia improved the way I see action--the drama--of art." (Into Words)