The Water Speaks Program Information

The Water Speaks
Performing Arts Courtyard

Conceived by Michael Mufson
Directed by Michael Mufson and Ingrid Travão
Collaboratively created by the ensemble
Scenography by Ingrid Travão
Costumes by Camille Liim
Lighting by Skyler Johnson
Live music composed and performed by Shannon Nauss

The Ensemble:
Saleem Bodden
V. Heather Fiore
Brian Keon
Bryan Levin
Donnie Longoria
Darcie McClain
Karen McCleod
Hannah Piccola
Garrett Sanders
Anthony Soriano
Anna Tower
Ingrid Travão
Caitlin Westmoreland

Stage Manager – Elaine Gibbs
Production Assistants – Sam ?, Nicole


Additional Music Tracks:
Letters Home by Rachel’s
Tea Merchants by Rachel’s
Night at Sea by Rachel’s
Blue Ocean Water Speaks by Laurence Lloyd Duff and Tim Hilbert
Callback Queen by Laurence Lloyd Duff and Tim Hilbert
Ego Sum by Hortus Musicus

Comfort Me Words and Music: Mimi Bornstein
Return Again Words and Music by Rabbi Shalome Carlebach
Oh Shenandoah Traditional American Folksong

Source Texts
Long Life: Essays and Other Writings by Mary Oliver
The Water Speaks by Michael Mufson
The Sea Around Us by Rachel Carson
A Thousand Mornings by Mary Oliver
Watermark, the Movie – quote from Oscar Dennis
The Greening of the Self by Joanna Macy
Quantum Theory Demonstrated: Observation Affects Reality,

Additional Artwork
Fetus Bottle by Sue ?
Earth Chairs by Mark Adams