American Realness on Friday featured Jeanine Durning, Faye Driscoll, Tony Rizzi and Miguel Gutierrez all pushing in their own ways. I want to crawl inside Durning’s head after experiencing her impressive nonstop speaking improvisation inging, which seems to emerge from lines of reasoning, free association
As January festival season wraps up, I want to touch on a few of the pieces I’ve caught at the Public’s Under the Radar Festival that I haven’t yet had a chance to. Belarus Free Theater’s Minsk 2011: A reply to Kathy Acker. This is
Keith Hennessy, Empress Jupiter, Anna Martine Whitehead & Ruairí Donovan interviewed by Marin Sander-Holzman
French choreographer David Wampach‘s Sacre at the Invisible Dog Art Center (unrecognizable- its white gallery/warehouse vibe magically transformed into a black box theater) was a brief and powerful nugget inspired by Nijinsky’s controversial Rite of Spring. This performance was presented by the ‘Dog, PS122’s COIL
I loved the little perspective window of the backyard! The sound the old blow-dryer made! How alienating to see non-alienated acting! Last Saturday took me to the Public for The Debate Society‘s Blood Play–part of the 2013 Under the Radar Festival–that celebrated pageant of vintage
Last chance to catch “Storing the Winter” tonight
The authors of “Hollow Roots” and “Neutral Hero” dig deep
My experience of Leev Theater Group’s Hamlet, Prince of Grief (which runs through January 20th at Under the Radar) began as soon as I unwrapped myself from my winter gear and found a good angle from which to view the stage. A single beam of
Zaritt, an original performer in “You’re Me,” writes about the the driving philosophy and questions behind Driscoll’s work.
Culturebot contributor George Grella shares some thoughts about DJ Spooky’s residency at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Incubator Arts Project’s Other Forces presented the return of Nellie Tinder‘s Evelyn, as Evelyn in Concert, this month. I would say, “Go!” like Andy did when it played at the Bushwick Starr a year ago but the work just completed its run and I am posting late like a “pig fool” (to quote Zoë Geltman’s Elisa).