The journey of stepping outside to see this play felt like seeing this play itself. It is a bullseye, thrown from very near the bullseye.
If you make the trek up the four flights of stairs at 380 Broadway to the Access Theater, you’ll come upon an unlikely sight: a small black box in the middle of a spacious white room, like something that fell from outer space. Inside, you’ll
Does American culture itself have a death wish? Will we inevitably become complicit in destruction because we’re lazy and uninformed, or do we secretly, subconsciously desire the end, a final respite from the ceaseless barrage of meaningless content and absurdity?
Aynsley premieres “And” at Abrons on 3/30. “And” is an evening-length solo performance/monologue using experimental literary devices to create a series of live essays that hold multiple truths.
Springtime in Nickyland and One-in-Themselves at La MaMa
The eponymous Nibbler, of The Amoralists’ world premiere presentation, running at Rattlestick through March 18, strikes when you’re about to have your first true sexual encounter. Its alien touch fast forwards the personal growth that will ultimately stem from that experience, as if you
When did you go? Was the chameleon alive? It looked pretty dead when I saw it.
This January I had the privilege of seeing Saori Tsukada and Nikki Appino’s CLUB DIAMOND at the Public Theater’s Under the Radar festival. The work uses various forms of storytelling (live performance, silent film, musical composition, scrappy street theater) to speak deeply about our collective
On Presidents Day in The Club at La MaMa, Nicky Paraiso gathered a packed house of artists and audience members for an evening of protest, stories, songs, dances, reveries and resistance as part of “Bad and Nasty” Performance Protests.
We had already been rehearsing for 6 months without having seen a contract. Our preview period was to begin in less than three weeks, design was beginning to be incorporated, and everyone was very, very busy. This show was shaping up to be the first episode
Daaimah Mubashshir in conversation with fellow playwright Phillip Howze on his play, Frontiéres sans Frontières, at The Bushwick Starr. Playwright Phillip Howze is a name you want to know if you like your theater to have some social electricity. Personally, I prefer a little sizzle
Just like everyone who translates Dante’s Inferno gets to draw some picture of all the rings of hell, so too does everyone who writes about a Maxwell show get to comment on the plain, emotionless delivery the esteemed writer/director brings to his shows. I will not forgo my opportunity.