Act I - Electricity
Eugenia Collins, 108 years old, recalls her childhood in Telluride; the events and people that shaped this community 100 years ago. The pioneers of power re-enact the AC/DC Wars.
Act II - Oil
Persian Love Song:
The Persian poet recites the love poems of Rumi, in Farsi, as the narrator recounts the political events that shaped the history of oil in the Gulf Region in the first half of this century.
Act III - Entropy
The play gains complexity as we address contemporary life on earth. Enviromental impacts and increasing population weigh in the balance, as humanity searches for an ecology of mind.
Performed at the Telluride Opera House, 9/1991.