Across the record, Jordan’s threads of thought play out how one might imagine the wandering mind of a 20-something curled up in bed at night, darting endlessly from one emotionally consuming rumination to the next.
The truth of the matter was that his death jolted me into awareness. It made me all the more conscious of how I was always too afraid that what I’d say wouldn’t be intelligent enough, or substantive enough, or just plain enough.
Driven by a vision to more accurately reflect present-day campus culture and sexual climate, director Mikhaila R. Fogel ’16 looks to contemporize the centuries-old play through the use of modern costumes, props, and aesthetic elements and to elucidate problems surrounding the cycle of sexual violence.
Although “I Like It When You Sleep…” features brief, exhilarating flashes of experimentation that showcase a new and interesting dimension of the band, the album lacks an overall sense of direction and ultimately suffers due to its underwhelming predictability.