Description of a Landscape


A multimedia exhibition-performance

adapted from the text by Heiner Müller


directed by Johannes Birringer

paintings by Cristina Degennaro

music and sound design by Randal Davis

performed by:

Myra A. Myint, Eoghan Ryan, Laura Steckler


Houston, March 1988

Lawndale Art Center, Houston


This installation is a revised re-creation of an earlier stage performance created at UTD Dallas in the spring of 1987 during a residency of Italian theatre artist Attilio Caffarena.


The premiere of the stage performance version of Description of a Landscape took place in the UTD Theater in Richardson, Texas.

This production featured Attilio Caffarena, with John Cook, Stephanie Drobkiewicz, Evette Glass, Melinda Hall, Chris Jenkins, Christopher Longeway, Sally Muller, James Palmer, Ricki Rose, Adrienne Rosenberg


Birringer moved to Houston in 1987 and began to direct new work in the city. His performancec company has received numerous grant awards, including TCA grants and generous support from the Cultural Arts Council of Houston/Harris County, The Goethe Institute, Lawndale Art Center and Diverse Works.


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