Experimental theater company theater et al questions the value of life in their new piece, AUDIT. Inspired by the federal September 11th fund and the ethically dubious cash awards given to victims families, the performance dissects why one life is worth more than another.
My personal guess is that this whole Puppet Renaissance thing started with Basil Twist’s Symphonie Fantastique. Whether that’s true or not, we are definitely living in the Age of the Puppet. From Ave Q. to Hiroshima Maiden to Tiny Ninja to The Jolly Ship Whiz-Bang
Little Theatre, a monthly performance event at Tonic, the music venue on the Lower East Side, presents new work by multiple Obie Award-winning playwright, director and screenwriter Len Jenkin, solo theater artist Deke Weaver and playwright/director Kate Ryan on Monday, March 29th.
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
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
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
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
This looks like it’ll be fun: The Madagascar Institute presentsThe Best Idea Ever! What could possibly go wrong?
This Sunday, February 29th, will be the world premiere of P.S. 122 co-founder’s Charles Dennis’ film Homecoming – a documentary about the past 20 years of dance at P.S. 122, and its influence on the world of downtown performance. Show’s at 5 pm. at P.S.
Culturebot and P.S. 122 present an evening of tales of romantic disaster and amorous misfortunes in this anti-valentine’s day reading by some of NYC’s finest, funniest and most beloved bloggers.
What happens when you put Elena Ceausescu, Imelda Marcos, Eva Peron and Madame Mao in a room for a posthumous tea party? Find out in the newest version of The Ladies from The Civilians. Culturebot saw it last year as a work-in-progress and it was
Some of you may remember Radiohole from last season’s Postmodern Arctic Performance Spectacle None of It: More or Less Hudson’s Bay, Again at P.S. 122. Well, they’re at it again, cooking up an anarchic new theatrical invention called Radiohole Is Still My Name.