Category Archives: Theater

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No Great Society

Elevator Repair Service has been called “The best experimental theater troupe in town” by New York Magazine. Most Culturebot readers are familiar with their work, but if you aren’t you should be. Join us this thursday for the opening night of No Great Society at

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Breaking the Windy City (Part I of III)

What’s a little spinal fluid between you and a friend? Screw it. And what’s a little bit of alcohol poisoning? And what’s a little fight? Tomorrow you’ll be boys again –Drug Ballad, Eminem The import hoochie bounced so Jesse J. invited me to a pool

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More Under The Radar

We spent the day yesterday at The Public, checking out as much of the Under the Radar stuff as possible. It has been a lot of fun. It is also great to hang out in the lobby and chat with people, artists and presenters from

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prophet motive

Thomas Bradshaw’s new work Prophet also opened last week at P.S. 122. The folks from Gothamist came to see it and wrote: “It’s supposed to be humorous, and we hope that’s the case, otherwise it might be a little too alarming…” Which is a pretty

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Sequins for Satan

Culturebot’s Rachel Shukert has gone on from her humble beginnings with us to write for Nerve.com, Heeb Magazine and other outlets. She recently had her play The Blackstone Hotel featured in the Omaha Lit Fest, a new festival devoted to the work of native Omahans,

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Shiny Shiny Boots of Leather

Back when Culturebot was just knee high to a grasshopper dreaming of a dark, dank, sinful bohemian New York, he would sit and listen to the Velvet Underground’s first record over and over again. Particularly alluring were the ominous strains of John Cale’s violin in

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2005 Asunci�n Play Readings

Pregones Theater presents the 2005 Asunción Play Readings. Asunción showcases the work of Latino playwrights exploring issues of difference and transformation at the limits of queer identity. The project especially seeks works that challenge normative assumptions about gender and sexuality. With this initiative Pregones Theater

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New Australian Indigenous Voices 2005

Well-known Australian Aboriginal Actors Rachael Maza, Lisa Maza and Isaac Drandich will appear in: The Australian Aboriginal Theatre Initiative, Malthouse Theatre and IIbijerri Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Theatre Cooperative’s: New Indigenous Voices 2005 Staged Reading Series of new plays by Native American and Aboriginal

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My Price Point

Just a reminder that Mike Albo’s new show My Price Point opens this Friday, January 28, at P.S. 122. There will be a special opening night reception sponsored by The Onion, Harp Beer and Guinness. And after Sunday’s 5 p.m. performance there will be a

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Good Stuff

So Sarah Michelson’s cancellation was a big disappointment, but there is still some great stuff coming up at P.S. 122 and elsewhere. At P.S. 122, opening next Friday (January 28th) is Mike Albo’s new show My Price Point. We’ve seen little snippets of it, and

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oh moscow

I saw Pavol Liska’s Three Sisters last night at CSC. As Culturebot readers know, we try not to do reviews. But I will certainly offer up a strong recommendation. This is a fantastic production! It is only playing until January 16th, so see it before

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Hell Meets Henry Halfway

Poland, too often a victim of ruthless invasion, has taken over my life. The country of Poland seeps through the cracks of my brain, and has insinuated itself into the contents of my refrigerator (Polish sausage!), the failure of my wireless service (Polish technology!), the