One of the most singularly captivating and iconic artists in contemporary performance, Laurie Anderson returns to Royce Hall tonight with Dirtday! In this all-new work, Anderson examines politics, theories of evolution, families, history, dreams and animals in a soulful collection of songs and stories, as told by Laurie and her alter ego, Fenway Bergamot.
Set against a detailed and lush sonic landscape, the stories and music create a unique hallucinatory world of dreams and reality.
The third and final element of Anderson’s triptych of solo story works—including Happiness and The End of the Moon—Dirtday! is the provocative culmination of Anderson’s groundbreaking work in this genre.
An interdisciplinary icon and electrifying performer, Laurie Anderson is synonymous with modern performance art. Her experimental creative approach extends to her career as a recording artist, visual artist and the creator of large-scale theatrical productions that combine music, multimedia, projected imagery and spoken word. She has entertained and influenced audiences and artists around the globe and is lauded for her unique and impeccable performance style, depth of context and commitment to exploratory work.