Monthly Archives: January 2010

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Penny Arcade's BAD REPUTATION at Le Poisson Rouge

The list of performers confirmed for tonight’s celebration of the the publication of “Penny Arcade: Bad Reputation” is stunning in its breadth… Blondie’s DEBBIE HARRY; author and activist SARAH SCHULMAN; club diva and Billboard recording artist KEVIN AVIANCE; co-founder of the legendary Living Theatre JUDITH

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Five Questions With Jason Eskenazi

Name: JASON ESKENAZI Title/Occupation: DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHER Organization/Company: SELF-ORGANIZED URL: jasoneskenazi.com/wonderland.html Note: When I received Eskenazi’s answers to the five questions, they were in all caps. As opposed to editing his response I felt this aspect added a sense of his infectious enthusiasm. Try listing to

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Fusebox Festival 2010 Line-Up (So Far)

WHEN: April 21- May 1, 2010 WHERE: 10+ venues throughout Austin, TX COST: $130 Passes WEB: www.fuseboxfestival.com “There will probably be a few more additions of note, but this is about 80%.” -Ron Berry, Founder and Artistic Director of Fusebox Festival At the end of

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CALL TO ARTISTS: SITE FEST 2010

SITE Fest 2010 March 6-7, 2010 Presented by Arts in Bushwick SITE Fest is a two-day, multi-location interdisciplinary event, highlighting the diversity of performance in Bushwick. Encompassing theatre, dance, music, and other forms of performance/live art, SITE seeks to expand the interaction between spectators and

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Jeremy Wade at Pussy Faggot

I must be getting old because I had it on my calendar and completely missed it. Claudia La Rocco has a great write-up on Earl Dax’s Pussy Faggot performance party over on the WNYC Blog. And here’s some video of Jeremy Wade performing:

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OnTheBoards.TV is LIVE

OnTheBoards.TV is a new online initiative from Seattle arts presenter On The Boards. This new online platform features full-length high definition performance videos by some of the leading artists in contemporary performance. With videos available for both rental and download, OntheBoards.tv will offer patrons better

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Mabou Mines at NYTW

Once upon a time in NYC there was a land called bohemia, in a world called counterculture where the inhabitants played at a game called avant garde. Take a trip in the wayback machine and visit this surreal wonderland via Mabou Mines’ Pataphysics Penyeach:Summa Dramatica

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HERE Culturemart 2010

Was just checking out videos on HERE’s YouTube Channel – lots of interesting stuff.  There annual Culturemart festival just started and it is a great chance to see some really cool work. Check out the line-up here. And here’s a promo video for their multimedia

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Trifles at the Ontological

A little heads-up to mark your calendar for The Theater of a Two-Headed Calf’s Trifles that will run January 28—February 14, 2010 at The Ontological. The Theater of a Two-Headed Calf tackles the quiet but transgressive unfolding of Trifles, the 1916 one-act by Susan Glaspell

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After the APAP Storm

Well, the mayhem has subsided and I survived, if barely.  I know that it is even harder on the local presenters and my hat goes off to all the folks who produced festivals this year. There was a plentiful array of new -and returning- work

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hotINK 2010

Now in its ninth year, Tisch School of the Arts hotINK 2010 International Festival of Play Readings is a FREE festival of play readings from around the world. hotINK brings distinguished playwrights, directors and actors from the professional theatre community together with students and alumni