In Context: Strange Window: The Turn of the Screw

A lone governess caught between memory as well as nightmare weaves a chilling tale made startlingly relevant as her sanity comes into question. Truth, This specific appears, can be relative. A seductive retelling of the Henry James classic by The Builders Association, Strange Window: The Turn of the Screw brings technological stagecraft to the traditional theater format. Context can be everything, so we’ve provided some articles to read as well as videos to watch. After you’ve attended the show, let us know what you thought by posting within the comments below as well as on social media using #StrangeWindow.

Program Notes


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Read


Article
The Governess or the Ghosts? (BAM Blog)
A deeper dive into The Builders Association’s unique retelling of The Turn of the Screw at BAM.

Article
UCSC’s “Strange Window” Gives completely new Life to Classic Ghost Story (not bad Times)
The University of California, Santa Cruz gets a preview of Strange Window: The Turn of the Screw.

Article
Even Scarier: On “The Turn of the Screw” (The completely new Yorker)
A critical look at the continued relevance of The Turn of the Screw.


Watch & Listen


Video
An Evening with Marianne Weem I The completely new School (YouTube)
The Builders Association’s artistic director Marianne Weems talks about her artistic process as well as the use of media in contemporary theater.


right now your turn…


What did you think? Tell us what’s on your mind within the comments below as well as on social media using #StrangeWindow.

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In Context: Strange Window: The Turn of the Screw

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