"A Hunger Artist" Teams Playwright Luxenberg, Actor Levin at Baltimore's Theatre Project | WYPR

"A Hunger Artist" Teams Playwright Luxenberg, Actor Levin at Baltimore's Theatre Project

Dec 8, 2017

Jonathan Levin in Sinking Ship Productions' "A Hunger Artist," which opens Dec. 14 at Baltimore Theatre Project.
Credit Sinking Ship Productions

Actor Jonathan Levin and playwright Josh Luxenberg, ​a Baltimore native,  join us to talk about their new play, A Hunger Artistwhich opens at Baltimore Theatre Project next week after acclaimed runs Off-Broadway in New York and at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland.

A Hunger Artist,  which is based on the Franz Kafka short story of the same name, uses physical theater, Victorian miniatures, puppetry and a set of simple props to support a powerhouse performance.

Luxenberg wrote the script. Levin is the show’s only performer. They are co-founders and co-artistic directors of Sinking Ship Productions, a theater company based in Brooklyn, NY. For more information about the upcoming Baltimore run of A Hunger Artist and for tickets, click here. 

Josh and Jon join Tom on the line from Argot Studios in New York.

A Hunger Artist runs December 14th through 17th at The Theatre Project, located at ​45 W. Preston St., Baltimore, MD 21201.