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.
Led by Potri Ranka Manis of Kinding Sindaw.
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.
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.
Poetry Electric gathers some unique women artists to share their wonderful spoken words.
Yara Arts Group premieres their latest work, HITTING BEDROCK, a response to the crisis in Ukraine and its effects on the city of Donetsk.
The variety of beatbox performance styles and forms is showcased in this four-day event including an open mike, beat rhyme battles, and vocal wars featuring some of the leading beatbox artists in America. Special appearance by 2013 & 2014 Beatrhyme Battle and Vocal Wars Winner – Kaila Mullady.
In an unnamed city, 4 performance artists mysteriously get jobs with “Noodles Astray,” a puppet webseries for children, and now live in glass towers built on the ruins of their former neighborhood. They must decide if “Noodles” will preach the new gospel of progress, or sing the almost forgotten tune of dissent. A comedy, Noodles Astray uses puppets, sinew, and video to create a world held in the littlest hands.
Coffeehouse Chronicles is a free, interactive, educational series exploring the history and development of Off-Off Broadway from its inception within the Village “Coffeehouse Theatres” of the 1960’s through today.
Elia Schneider is known for hauntingly visual productions that transcend language with strong imagery and a dreamlike fresco of movement and design. In Judgement on a Gray Beach, themes of exile and totalitarianism are explored.