La Galleria: Chris Tanner “Eye of the Heart”

20150129 - 20150215

Tanner’s work abstracts immortality, ephemera, transformation and rebirth. His materials; metal leaf, glitter, beads and sand on wood, paper and glass keep a direct dialogue going on with each viewer as the light changes when they pass in front of each piece |Opening reception: Thursday, January 29th 6-9 pm

Mama Rose

January 30, 2015 - February 8, 2015

Book, Music & Lyrics by Richard E. Waits. Directed by Paul Stancato. A Solo Performance Art/Experimental Play With Music about ROSE WAITS, a woman from Buffalo who could have ruled the world… If they had let her.

Musicophilia

February 5, 2015 - February 7, 2015

An adapation of Oliver Sacks’ non-fiction bestseller, Musicophilia, by award-winning German author Norbert Niemann and Meta Theatre (Munich).

Horseplay: or, The Fickle Mistress, A Protean Picaresque

February 13, 2015 - March 1, 2015

Adah Isaacs Menken. The Naked Lady. The Great Bare. Prince Mazeppa. Infelicita. Dolorous. Black. White. Jewish. Catholic. Housewife. Lesbian. Actress. Poet. Equestrienne. World famous. Forgotten. Who was she really? Theatre Askew constructs a biography of the first international superstar in Horseplay: or, The Fickle Mistress.

LOVEPLAY / PLAYMONEY

February 13, 2015 - February 22, 2015

A pair of immersive performances that blend humor, poetry & audience interaction in order to talk about the basics: love and money. You might leave with a date and a pocket full of cash to pay for it.

La Galleria: Tommy Coleman “Performance Anxiety”

20150218 - 20150301

An exhibition that blurs the line between sculpture and performance by creating an immersive environment that envelopes an audience as an active participant in a play that can’t quite begin or finish. Coleman’s sculptures simultaneously work with and against one another to create a cacophony of overwhelmed and often times exhausted objects.

Hitting Bedrock

February 20, 2015 - March 8, 2015

Yara Arts Group premieres their latest work, HITTING BEDROCK, a response to the crisis in Ukraine and its effects on the city of Donetsk.