If you have never been to the Japan Society, tucked away on East 47th Street between 2nd and 1st, make it a point to go there this year. Better yet, go there this week. I promise you will be amazed that such magnificent beauty was
In my senior year of high school, the new drama teacher somehow convinced half the boys on the football team to audition for a production of Martin McDonagh’s The Cripple of Inishmaan. They were cast, and we created a strange little stage family that spring,
I. The Urge To Participate I don’t often sit in the front row. Not because I’m afraid to (I actually quite like it), but because it’s such a deliberate choice, and I want to reserve it for special occasions. And as the lights went down
The impressive ache of this show, then, is its structural admission that there might not be any failsafe pathway toward success—or, indeed, that success might not be achievable in the first pla
Wonder/Through the Looking Glass Houses is a dance show with artful, varied choreography and fluid company member collaboration from an ensemble that clearly knows itself well enough to play to its stre
I want to get up close to these masked figures and ask them to tell me about the future.
/VANITAS/ unpacks our inextricable and very physical connection to, and at times our embodiment of, the web. At the start, one performer picks up a small gray square, which transforms into a mirror, revealing for the audience their own reflection: look at yourself! Characters emerge
CultureHub’s “Hi-Fi, Wi-FI, Sci-Fi,” a collection of plays by iconic playwright Robert Patrick opens Thursday at La MaMa’s Downstairs Theater. This production connects us with an expansively visionary and prophetic writer and in the hands of this creative team of directors, designers, programmers, and performers we get the easiest way into a rift in the space-time continuum. It’s going to be a pretty singular theatrical experience. The revolution will be virtual.
Oh My God That’s Kevin Kelleher – Or, Does Specialness Only Exist In Your Mind? A Discussion with Tiny Little Band.
Stefanie and Jerry, in the midst of a mysterious project that I now know addresses (among other things) heroes, myths, and specialness, are experiencing, as a result of the process, a transformation in their thinking regarding such things
Over the course of What’s YOUR Problem?, Clair elegantly applies the metaphor of alien invasion to her illness, illuminating the workings of an autoimmune disorder through a series of vital images and soundscapes.
Benson’s voiceover technique does all the good stuff and almost none of the bad stuff that you usually get from utilizing a narrator in the theater.
Freely expressing in January: Day 6 Dispatch (AR Talk, Jen Rosenblit, Bessies honor Judy Hussie-Taylor)
Jaamil Olawale Kosoko and M. Lamar are Incomprehensible, Jen Rosenblit claps hands, and Lucy Sexton, Lisa Kron, Yvonne Rainer and The Bessies celebrate Judy Hussie-Taylor, Rockette Phoebe Pearl and The Right to Free Expression (1st Amendment).