Candy Tastes Nice
Presented at Madame X, NYC
Written and Performed by Miranda Huba
Directed by Shannon Sindelar
Sound Design and Original Music by Erik T. Lawson
"Candy Tastes Nice is an investigation of our society's ease with women’s exploitation in our pop-culture world and our acceptance of a skewed view of sexuality as it is portrayed in the media." -Official Press Release
The text contains qualities associated with magical realism. Language explodes with the fantastic and sharp contrasts, the play was called an unrelenting poetic deluge of sex and violence. The score explores the relationship between joy and sexual liberation, and eroticism and sexually deviant behavior.
Selections from the score: