Graphic scenes: Art Spiegelman puts graphic novels on center stage

It is comics as you have never read them before — live on stage!

An unusual artistic endeavour is coming to the Brooklyn Academy of Music on Jan. 18, when famed cartoonist Art Spiegelman and jazz composer Phillip Johnston present the US premiere of their collaboration, “Wordless!,” a series of graphic novels projected on a screen, narrated live by Spiegelman over the music of a six-piece jazz orchestra led by Johnston.

Read about it on The Brooklyn Paper.

Photo © Enno Kapitza.

Photo © Enno Kapitza.

Work of Art: Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Art Spiegelman has collaborated with jazz composer Phillip Johnston for “Wordless!” at BAM Jan. 18.
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