“There is a kind of fascism in art like this which gives no agency to the viewer and leaves no space for interpretation. It’s a dictatorship of image and imagination. Unwittingly, McBurney has created a piece that in its form does the thing its content is fighting against.”
Working with a professional theater company of actors with mental disabilities, French choreographer Jérôme Bel challenges audiences
The director of Brooklyn College’s experimental playwriting program presents his seventh annual festival of emerging playwrights this August
Our first report from Avignon, on the Italian theatrical provocateur’s latest, an exploration of potential and pregnant emptiness
Last Friday night I saw Dan Fishback’s THE MATERIAL WORLD, directed by Stephen Brackett at Dixon Place and it is quite possibly the best new musical I have seen come from downtown in a decade, maybe longer. It has been extended so you have no excuse for missing it.
DD Dorvillier, Brian Rogers, Faustin Linyekula, and David Levine join us for the 2012 Crossing the Line Festival, this September
Alec Duffy & co. tackle Bertolt Brecht’s juvenilia in their first show at their recently opened Clinton Hill art space
The subversive arts collective appropriates the frame of Luther’s 95 Theses in a video on art workers, art-making, and class
Or, things I learned from several months’ consideration of Everywhere Theater Group’s “Flying Snakes in 3d!!”
Traverse the depths of everyday movement with Michelle Boule, courtesy of Elastic City.