created by Rude Mechs and ensemble
directed by Thomas Graves
with text by Kirk Lynn and original
compositions by Peter Stopschinksi
About the show
This summer the Guthrie is hosting nationally recognized theater collective Rude Mechs in a development residency to present their latest work, Not Every Mountain – a beguiling meditation on change and permanence. Set against the backdrop of a soft-spoken rumination on life, relationships and transience, performers use simple elements like string, cardboard and magnets to make giant mountains slowly shift and grow. With help from the audience, the mountains come alive, the seasons change and the moon makes its way across the sky.
Since 1995, Rude Mechs has created and produced a genre-defying slate of original works in Texas and toured nationally and abroad. Not Every Mountain is the first episode in Perverse Results, the ensemble’s long-form experiment in episodic collaboration.
Not Every Mountain was created in collaboration with the full ensemble. The style, structure, pace and performance were collectively arranged.
We recommend children be 12+, but admit children as young as 8.
All tickets in the Dowling Studio are $9. Seating is General Admission.