I got an email last week announcing DOPE: A Dance for Rebels a new dance piece about the SoCal skate/surf scene. The choreographer was Christine Suarez who I recognized from a performance party called Timsloft: Sancocho I did a few years ago at the Interart
Little Theatre, a monthly performance event at Tonic, the music venue on the Lower East Side, presents new work by multiple Obie Award-winning playwright, director and screenwriter Len Jenkin, solo theater artist Deke Weaver and playwright/director Kate Ryan on Monday, March 29th.
Those of us who make art in NYC know how hard it is to get by. It’s always been tough in New York and most artists probably don’t expect to make a living in their chosen discipline. But if it’s felt even tougher since 9/11,
On March 20th, there are several street theater events going on at various locations and times around town, to co-ordinate with global anti-war protests. THAW will be meeting before the march and hosting anti-march activities and performances. THAW will be assembling at 11:30 AM at
The first WYSIWYG Talent Show went well last night with super duper readings from Mike Daisey (MikeDaisey.com), Blaise K. (Bazima.com), Michael Barrish (Oblivio.com), Chris Glazier (JimmyLegs.com), Lindsay Robertson (Lindsayism.com), and José Ralat Maldonado (LeftFieldLengua.blogspot.com) If you want to know more, Lindsay Robertson wrote briefly about the show
Be sure to read Mark Russell’s tribute to Spalding Gray in The Village Voice. It is very moving and insightful.
For those of you who missed the brief run of Charles Atlas’ captivating documentary The Legend of Leigh Bowery a few months back, you’re in luck. It’s coming back to the Two Boots Pioneer Theater for a return engagement, March 18-26. FYI: Leigh Bowery was
Just a heads-up: everybody’s favorite burlesque-inspired conceptual choreographer/performance artist will be reinterpreting the birth of modernity when Julie Atlas Muz stages her ambitious interpretation of Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring. Julie has hooked up with Chicago’s Butcher Shop Quartet who have transposed Stravinsky’s masterpiece into a
Culturebot’s Worst.Sex.Ever. reading was such a success we’ve decided to make it a monthly event called The WYSIWYG Talent Show! The next one is Wednesday, March 17, at 7:30 p.m. at P.S. 122. The theme is “Almost the Ides of March: Stories of Betrayal in
The upstairs space at PS122 was filled to overflowing last Saturday night for the premiere of Schoolhouse Roxx, the new weekly late-night performance series exploring the intersection between music and performance art.
Emerging playwright Young Jean Lee’s new work The Appeal (a historically inaccurate look at The Romantic Poets) opens April 9th at Soho Rep. The Appeal is a sardonic take on the life of artists and the cliques that they form. It also ponders, in an
All of us here at P.S. 122 and Culturebot were saddened today to hear the confirmation of Spalding Gray’s death. Watching him week after week as he developed his show throughout the fall and winter, everyone was amazed and heartened to see him recovering, seemingly