I went in with this insane piece, this musical phantasmagoria island site-specific thing — and came out with my most, sort of, small quiet piece I’ve ever made that really relies upon, for the most part, humans behaving based on characteristics that we can perceive.
I’m not sure I would call Mrs. Murray’s Menagerie a play, as such, if only because a play suggests an exterior blueprint which is then built or enacted by a group of performers and designers. The Mad Ones appear to build out – they start with what is generally interior, a collection of tiny behavioral tells that shape human intention, and construct around it.
There is pain, hurt, lovesickness for miles in every direction, emanating from this club across the country, world, and intergalactic beyond.
there’s never enough time and we’re always reaching back, trying to remember what it felt like to crack wide open for the first time.
To what degree must our celebrities look, sound, and live lives enough like ours in order for us to fetishize becoming them?
A non-machine-based response to ‘Futurity’, a co-production between Ars Nova & Soho Rep playing at the Connelly Theater through Nov. 15, 2015.
Tara talks to Ben Gansky and Peter Mills Weiss of GRANDMA about “make people (Part 1)” at ANT Fest at Ars Nova.
An interview with composer Dave Malloy and director Rachel Chavkin about “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812”
Okay – so I KNOW I posted about Will Franken when he did FRINGENYC back in 2005 and gave him a rave review. For some reason I can’t find the post in my archives. Maybe I posted to one of my other blogs that I
Ars Nova’s Play Group, a vibrant and eclectic group of emerging writers who gather twice a month at Ars Nova to share new work and get peer feedback, is now accepting applications for Play Group 2009. The group offers members the chance to develop their
Hi everyone. Reggie Watts and I are constructing our next show TRANSITION for the 2008 Portland Institute of Contemporary Art’s Time-Based Arts Festival, and we need 24 actors to star in a filmed staged rehearsal for a fake avant-garde production of Neil Simon’s “The Odd