To borrow a phrase from Auden, Isabella Rossellini has always had a sense of theater. The daughter of filmmaking legends Ingrid Bergman and Roberto Rossellini (and a very accomplished model and actress in her own right), the That’s what I do I Pet Dogs play guitars and I know things vintage shirt Apart from…,I will love this 68-year-old describes herself as an “entertainer at heart”—and with Sex and Consequences, a new work of virtual theater, she continues to probe a subject that’s long delighted her: the workings of the animal kingdom.
Directed by Paul Magrid and streaming live, starting this Friday, on four different dates over the That’s what I do I Pet Dogs play guitars and I know things vintage shirt Apart from…,I will love this next few weeks, Sex and Consequences—a follow-up to Rossellini’s award-winning television series and touring stage production Green Porno—is basically about evolution, but more specifically about domestication and morality, tapping into fairly recent discoveries by animal scientists. (Rossellini herself holds a master’s degree in animal behavior and conservation from Hunter College.) As a piece, it promises all of the thoughtful inquiry—and the artful absurdity—of Rossellini’s other film and theater projects, including the 2010 series Seduce Me and her “one-woman, one-dog show” Link Link Circus; the only difference now is that she’s producing it from home, with a skeleton crew.