Luminous Thread creates original theatrical works based in operatic tradition and contemporary idiom. The threads we weave together include classical and world music, ballet, contemporary and world dance, cabaret, sketch comedy, traditional theatre forms (commedia dell’arte, bouffon, German expressionism, etc.), visual design, sculpture, costume, and more.
Luminous Thread In The News
Westword – Denver CO 2013. Best Steampunk Opera Award – Luminous Thread – Thanks to Westword for the tongue-in-jowl fêting of our “Queen Victoria’s Floating Garden of Secrets & Natural Wonders.”
Westword – Denver CO 2012. Luminous Thread Productions brings dreampunk theater to Denver.
Westword – Denver CO 2012. Susan Froyd blogs about Luminous Thread for “Show & Tell” at Westword.com
Kudos Art Magazine – Prescott AZ 2012. Art Review: Mary Lin’s steampunk art works, solo show at The Raven Café.
Daily Courier – Prescott AZ 2010. Article on the first public reading of the libretto, or play, from The Greenest Branch, with puppets and music.
Daily Courier – Prescott AZ 1999. Article: Mary Lin teaches dancing from the molecular level.
18 October, 2012 – “Nuptials for the Dead” a Surreal and Luminous Rite of Passage
6 October, 2012 – Cast Announced for Nuptials for the Dead
11 September, 2012 – New Opera and Musical Theater Company in Denver
Related News & Announcements
Performance Video Links
2014 Music from the Greenest Branch – “A Sense of Heat within the Brain.” Boulder Reading 2014, at First United Methodist.
– – see an assortment of clips from this early reading of “Music from The Greenest Branch”
2013 Queen Victoria’s Floating Garden of Secrets & Natural Wonders – Su Teatro. Denver 2013.
2012 Nuptials for the Dead – The Dairy Center. Boulder 2012..
2012 Nuptials for the Dead – Oriental Theatre. Denver 2012.
2012 Nuptials for the Dead – Mercury Cafe. Denver 2012
2011 showcase performance, Queen Victoria at The Great New England Steampunk Exhibition.
Related Video Links
Rehearsal Tapes Vol. IV: A Sense of Heat, Music from The Greenest Branch, Boulder Rehearsal
Rehearsal Tapes Vol. II: Soprano Elizabeth Bell slays Schubert at the first rehearsal for Nuptials of the Dead.
Background on Nuptials: Andrew Adams talks music with more footage from the callback auditions.
Background on Nuptials: Mary Lin discusses how Nuptials came about.
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