Monthly Archives: July 2010

prepared ground

Growing Up Human is the title of Maurice Temerlin’s book about raising his chimpanzee “daughter.” Human… what does that mean? It’s intriguing to see pictures of Lucy fishing (with a pole) with her “father.” Or playing with her pet kitten. Or enjoying a gin and tonic in front of the TV at the end of the [...]

welcome to the ‘Our Basic Nature’ blog!

Hi all! Welcome to the journal for the creative team behind ‘Our Basic Nature’! This is our little space to talk about the process of working on this piece, what is occupying our minds, and other musings related to theater, music, chimpanzees, and the like… Perhaps a brief initial word on what started us down [...]