what do people feel is owed them in life? What do the living owe the dead? What happens to people when they don’t get what they feel is owed them and how far are people willing to go to bridge that gap?
Just like everyone who translates Dante’s Inferno gets to draw some picture of all the rings of hell, so too does everyone who writes about a Maxwell show get to comment on the plain, emotionless delivery the esteemed writer/director brings to his shows. I will not forgo my opportunity.
Ms. Drury, without being too showy, infuses our experience with evocative contradictions, challenges, and perceptions of imagery, some of it imagined, but somehow, magically, some of it real, pulled from our own memories and allowed to commingle with our internal experience of the play for a split second.
In the company’s newest show, Richard Maxwell comes closer than ever before to a conventional well-made play. But for him, it’s all part of the process of interrogating our most basic assumptions about the theater
A forward-looking backward glance at a decade of PRELUDE by Jeffrey M. Jones
This week and next, March (14-17 and 21-24) the Massachusetts-based No Theater return to New York City to perform Richard Maxwell’s Caveman at The Performing Garage ~ 33 Wooster Street Tickets » You may have seen some of No Theater’s prior work. Most recently they
Here are some awesome events coming up in the next few weeks, starting with a showing TONIGHT! Mark your calendars and check out these performances/symposiums/opportunities: Mårten Spångberg Workshop Presentation Saturday, March 2 (Tonight!), 6pm Choreographer Mårten Spångberg presents a dance for three women, The Nature, on Saturday,
The authors of “Hollow Roots” and “Neutral Hero” dig deep
The playwright and director behind NYC Players talks about trying to achieve complete neutrality onstage
“Sarah Michelson’s Devotion Study #1–The American Dancer” at the Whitney Biennial 2012 retreads familiar territory with little resolution.
Richard Maxwell’s style well-suits O’Neill’s text in this collaboration with the Wooster Group.
Up and coming shows at Montreal’s Festival TransAmériques: Miguel Guttierez, Richard Maxwell, Crystal Pite, Ballets C de la B, and more