Mountain drummer and Greenport resident Corky Laing will screen a 20 minute short of his new rock opera “Playing God” in Greenport on Sunday.
Playing God was created by Finnish bioethicists Matti Hayry and Tuija Takala along with Laing to reflect on the dangers of trying to genetically engineer a perfect child.
Laing wrote and performs the rock opera’s music along with his group, Corky Laing is the Perfct Child.
The short will screen at Aldo’s in Greenport on Sunday, May 25 at 8 p.m. Takala and Laing will discuss the film at the Greenport coffee shop following the screening. The event is free.
The rock opera will premiere at the Danny Kay Theatre in New York City in spring of 2015.