Distant Star

at Abrons Arts Center

Based on the Novel by Roberto Bolaño

Written by Javier González / Director: Shira Milikowsky / Set: Jian Jung / Lighting: Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew and Christina Tang / Video: Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew and Simon Harding / Costumes by Sarah Cubbage / Sound by Bozkurt “Bozzy” Karasu

The year is 1973. In Chile, a group of young poets meet to write, argue, critique and flirt. Days later, the government collapses and the president is shot. Amidst the brutality, one poet rises to fame as a skywriting daredevil—and, possibly, as a killer.