The Gryphon: 1985
A half-mask buffoon-esque tragedy, depicting the story of an ancient soldier who inadvertently kills those closest to him and is sentenced by the gods to eternal life as a caged Gryphon, his only companion, a caged bird. Created and performed by Paul Herwig.
Performance History: Toronto Workshop Productions; Painted Bride Theater, Philadelphia; Skene Theater, Budapest; The Source Theater, Washington DC.; Miami Dade Community College; University of Florida, Tallahassee, Arvada Center for the Arts, Denver; 1515 Broadway, Detroit; Colorado College, Colorado Springs; University of New Mexico, Albuquerque.
"physical theater at its most vivid and arresting"
The Philadelphia Enquirer