Amelia Parenteau responds to SPAM at JACK
At the start of playwright/director William Burke’s PIONEERS!#goforth at JACK, we are seated. We are in little chairs. We see a huge net, hanging above us, watching us. JACK’s perimeter begins to rumble with the war chants of a fearless ensemble. Then there is that
The annual dare: Mac Wellman challenges three of his Brooklyn College playwrights to write short pieces based on the same source material, this year Maxim Gorky’s remembrances of Tolstoy, Chekhov, and Andreev. The set, a palimpsest of JACK’s signature tinfoil, typed pages and reverent portraits
The Radical Pleasure of Convening: Jaamil Olawale Kosoko & anonymous bodies’ “Imaging Justice for the Dark Divine” and beyond
“…the erotic is not a question only of what we do; it is a question of how acutely and fully we can feel in the doing.”
CHICKEN TENDERS: Peter Whitehead, poultry, and the art of collapse in Sister Sylvester’s They Are Gone But Here Must I Remain
Sister Sylvester’s new piece, They Are Gone But Here Must I Remain, opens with the company’s founder and director, Kathryn Hamilton, cheerfully and pragmatically laying out a few basic facts concerning her subject of interest: a documentary film called The Fall shot in 1968 by
Rennie McDougall on Walter Dundervill’s “Arena” at JACK, July 30-August 1 2015.
Amidst earthquakes and making pacts with the Devil, Paul Ketchum talks to Cara Scarmack about her upcoming operetta at JACK.
Katie Gaydos on “The Dance Apocalypse/Solos” at JACK.
Katie Dean on Rebecca Serrell Cyr’s “Assemblage” at JACK.
Equal parts theater, music, and dog park, Comfort Dogs presents an environment suitable for howling at the moon.
Stormy Budwig considers honesty, youth, fear, Marina, Ann Liv, and Sherry.
Elena discusses the “trickster deity” with Jumatatu Poe.