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WYSIWYG-tastic

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

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Kissing to Be CleverLeigh Bowery

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

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Oh, for a Muse of Fire

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

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Et Tu, Brute?

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

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Schoohouse Roxx Rocks the House

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.

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Wordsworth’s Sister

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

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Goodbye Spalding

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

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Karen Sherman

Karen Sherman has been living and working in New York since 1988. Her work has been presented by P.S. 122, Danspace Project, Movement Research at the Judson Church, Dixon Place, the Improvisation Festival/NY, BAX, WOW Café, The Puffin Room and various other spaces, events and

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Theater Before Stonewall

Robert Patrick was one of the first out gay playwrights and a a fixture at the legendary Caffe Cino, often considered the first off-off broadway theater. There’s an interesting interview with Robert over at broadwayworld.com. Not only is it interesting to hear about the pre-Stonewall

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Venus on a Half Clam, redux

If you missed Taylor Mac‘s Cardiac Arrest or Venus on a Half Clam when it was at Fez, or the $8 cover was too steep (cheap-o!) then get yourself over to The Slide (356 Bowery, in the cellar; between 3rd and 4th Sts.) on Friday,