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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,

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Best Idea Ever

This looks like it’ll be fun: The Madagascar Institute presentsThe Best Idea Ever! What could possibly go wrong?

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All Stories Are Fiction

On February 23rd, storyteller Mike Daisey started a new monday night workshop at P.S. 122 called All Stories Are Fiction. Working off of some notes on a legal pad, he tells new stories every night – essentially building his next show in front of you.It’s

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ArtsJournal Live

Culturebot’s tonier and high-brow cousin is coming out (from behind the monitor). Wanna know what the ArtsJournal bloggers look like? Well, on Wednesday, March 3 at 6:30 pm, AJ editor Doug McLennan is going to be at the Landmark Tavern (11th Ave. and 46th St.,

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Roaring Girle

Culturebot hasn’t seen The Foundry Theater’s production of The Roaring Girle yet, (we’re supposed to go in a week or so), but word has started to spread that it’s every bit as good as people thought it would be. Mike at epenthesis.org says: “What can

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Talking With Tulip Sweet Part 1

Saturday, March 6th will mark the premier of Schoolhouse Roxx, PS122’s new late-night performance series exploring the intersection of live music and performance art. Stephanie Dickson and Tom Siler have been exploring that intersection for over a decade in St. Paul, Minnesota and more recently