Pushing boundaries was at the heart of Jean Genet’s seminal literary work, Our Lady of the Flowers, which weaves a highly sensational tale of promiscuity and murder in the seedy underbelly of Paris. Our Lady of the Flowers, written in 1943, became a major influence
Philadelphia’s Fringe Festival is comprised of two types of fringe-ing. There’s the Independent/Neighborhood Fringe–which is Fringe as we typically understand it, independent producers sprawled all over the city making weird experimental pieces. Then there’s the Curated Fringe, which consists of productions FringeArts has invested money
CHICKEN TENDERS: Peter Whitehead, poultry, and the art of collapse in Sister Sylvester’s They Are Gone But Here Must I Remain
Sister Sylvester’s new piece, They Are Gone But Here Must I Remain, opens with the company’s founder and director, Kathryn Hamilton, cheerfully and pragmatically laying out a few basic facts concerning her subject of interest: a documentary film called The Fall shot in 1968 by
Molly Murphy, the Assistant Director on Suzan-Lori Parks’ Father Comes Home From The Wars, sits down with playwright Kevin Armento to discuss freedom.
As a relative newcomer to the City, my Prelude 2014 experience lacked just that: a prelude, or much context at all, for that matter. And for that, I am grateful. In place of expectation, lay openness. In the absence of prior knowledge, the
Theater should be a transformative experience: Milo Rau’s cheerful and non-cynical brand of political drama
Joost Ramaer speaks with Milo Rau, politcal theater artist and founder of the International Institute of Political Murder (IIPM).
Andy lectures on how creativity, collaboration and improvisation are central to the creation of Democracy in America.
Read Maximum Performance (BETA) Andy’s collected essays 2011-2013. Pay what you will.
Lydia chats with Lee Sher and Saar Harari about investment in process, being a person first, making work as a couple and the NYC premier of “Princess Crocodile.”
Tele-Violet’s Lady Han, which refracts the 15th century Noh drama through the goggles of an Americana fever dream, premiered at Incubator Arts Project this month. The emerging NYC theater company, led by stage director Katherine Brook, uses the classical Japanese text, Zeami in Royall Tyler’s translation, as a structure of longing for
A New York director surveys the landscape of theater practices across the America
“I know your name.” “You do?” “Yeah.” “What is it?” “Guess.” In that charming and creepy flirtation we bear some witness to the seductive, eerie, and violent relations to identity and intimacy under investigation in Julia Jarcho‘s new work, Grimly Handsome, playing at the Incubator Arts Project