Wed, Mar 27 | Downtown Arts Collective

Marc with a C presents "The Obscurity Show"!

When an outsider musician with a penchant for outdated technology tries to understand modern society, the result is Marc With a C's first theatrical presentation, The Obscurity Show. An experiment in DIY theater.
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Marc with a C presents "The Obscurity Show"!

Time & Location

Mar 27, 2019, 7:00 PM
Downtown Arts Collective, 643 Lexington Avenue, Orlando, FL, USA

About the event

When an outsider musician with a penchant for outdated technology tries to understand modern society, the result is Marc With a C's first theatrical presentation, The Obscurity Show. An experiment in DIY theater, this long-gestating two-act/one-person music story observes social media, toxic behaviors, and -- somehow? -- HOPE.

Independent (and highly interactive) cult musician Marc With a C has partnered with Orlando's Downtown Arts Collective to stage the intersection for many of the songs, inside jokes, and attitudes from Marc's nearly twenty-years-in-the-making musical universe.

"I intend to make appearing to live in a fishbowl as hopeful as I possibly can," says Marc of the production. The lo-fi (and surprisingly emotional) show draws from songs dating back to the beginning of Marc's career, with an emphasis on music from a piece known as The Obscurity Trilogy. Parts of this piece were recorded in Canada with producer Jordon Zadorozny, which led to a quick and surprising Grammy nod for one of the accompanying videos.

And of course, the show centers most heavily on Marc's patented storytelling. "I've survived a number of traumatic experiences in a relatively short span of time, but somehow? I'm feeling more positive than I can ever remember. I want to share that," he says. "I feel like a mere speck in the universe, and many others seem to feel that small lately as well. It's time to zoom in on the speck and celebrate it."

The Obscurity Show is currently scheduled for four installation performances at Downtown Arts Collective in Orlando, FL: April 27 and 28 as well as May 4 and 5 of 2019. Doors open at 7 PM, and the show proper begins at 8 PM sharp -- though the show may begin long before anyone knows precisely where to look. Tickets are $12 in advance at marcwithac.com. Seating is quite limited, and all ages are welcome, but as this is a Marc With a C production? Expect some "adult language."

Flier by That Katharine

All promotional photographs by Vikka Leoni

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