Someday, if the Earth survives this oligarchy’s drive to suck the life out of her and us, historians, archivists, and survivors will share stories of the work being made in “this era.” 1 Panel & 2 shows.
Not more than 10 minutes into Naomi Wallace’s War Boys we see a frustrated young man jerking off to the Pledge of Allegiance. He’s part of a three-man brigade that hangs out for kicks every night on the US/Mexico border, passing the time cracking beers,
Whose sympathies aren’t piqued by a victim of circumstance who made someone laugh every day while he was alive, no matter how complicit he was in this environmental devastation, no matter how aware he was of the risk of his profession?
In my early playwriting days, back when the majority of play submission opportunities had to be printed and mailed, it used to be very common to come across a submission guideline such as this one: “All submitted plays must be formatted according to accepted industry standards.”
Me feeling uncertain that things can ever just be themselves. Aren’t our thoughts always intruding? Don’t we always “all feel like our own life is the center of the universe,” (as one of them also says) not because we’re self-centered necessarily, but because we literally cannot get outside of our own body’s perspective?
If you make the trek up the four flights of stairs at 380 Broadway to the Access Theater, you’ll come upon an unlikely sight: a small black box in the middle of a spacious white room, like something that fell from outer space. Inside, you’ll
Does American culture itself have a death wish? Will we inevitably become complicit in destruction because we’re lazy and uninformed, or do we secretly, subconsciously desire the end, a final respite from the ceaseless barrage of meaningless content and absurdity?
The eponymous Nibbler, of The Amoralists’ world premiere presentation, running at Rattlestick through March 18, strikes when you’re about to have your first true sexual encounter. Its alien touch fast forwards the personal growth that will ultimately stem from that experience, as if you