Roger Guenveur Smith is a writer, director and performer best known for his Obie Award-winning solo performance A Huey P. Newton Story, which was subsequently adapted for television by Spike Lee, where it won a John Foster Peabody Award. Smith will make his cinematic directorial
Fans of downtown theater have had ample opportunity to see the talents of Colleen Werthmann. From her work with Elevator Repair Service, to her solo shows, to recent work with The Civilians, she has been a dynamic presence onstage. Currently appearing in Suitcase at Soho
Writer/director Dan Hurlin has been creating original puppet theater since 1980. His work has been presented at such spaces as New York’s P.S. 122, The Kitchen, and Dance Theater Workshop; Minneapolis’ Walker Art Center; the Duke University Institute for the Arts; and the Flynn Theater
I don’t think I’ve ever seen a downtown crowd that happy and content with sitting on the floor for over two hours. PS 122 was beyond sold out on Wednesday night, so even though those on the floor may have had a sore ass by
Sunday February 8th was the opening night of The Civilians’ The Ladies, presented in partnership with Dixon Place, Chashama and Cherry Lane Theatre. I attended the first preview of this show on Friday, February 6th, along with many members of the Civilians, Mac Wellman, and
P.S. 122’s production of Instructions for Forgetting was recently reviewed in the UK publication liveartmagazine.com. It’s a good review and a great website. Similar in purpose to Culturebot.org, though somewhat different in tone. Check it out. Hopefully we’ll find some ways to work together with
The Field has launched GOTOUR — its new website for independent performing artists, arts administrators, and audiences nationwide.
Do you remember the giddy euphoria you felt the first time you dropped acid? No? Well, okay, fine. But Culturebot does. We remember that incredible feeling of limitless possibility and the sneaking suspicion that somehow, hidden within all this delirious chaos there was some ineffable,
I met with the members of the National Theater of the United States of America after a performance of their show Whats That On My Head!?! on Friday, January 30th, in the office of their space at The Nest in D.U.M.B.O. In the room were
Culturebot and P.S. 122 present an evening of tales of romantic disaster and amorous misfortunes in this anti-valentine’s day reading by some of NYC’s finest, funniest and most beloved bloggers.