by Chelsea Marcantel
June 12 – 28, 2020
A quirky group of champion air guitarists is challenged by Nina, an ambitious female new-comer. As Nina pursues the national air- guitar title, she develops a true understanding of an art form she had once mocked – and finds her heart along the way too! Airness is an exuberant celebration of rock and roll and the towering rock performances that dare us all to pick up our imaginary guitars.
“Unmitigated pleasure… filled with dignity and delight.” – Chicago Reader
“If you are looking for an amazing piece of theatre that will get you on your feet tapping, wailing and clapping in mid-air – while also moving you to reflect on and care for yourself – look no further; this bad boy is for you.” – Santa Barbara Independent
“Takes the surface ridiculousness of air guitar and embraces it, amplifies it, and then reveals the yearning, magic, and — yes — artistry beneath the veneer.” – WFPL.org