New Zealand Performance Festival New York

March 12, 2015 - March 29, 2015

A FESTIVAL OF NEW PERFORMANCE FROM AOTEAROA, NEW ZEALAND
This exciting program of performances by groundbreaking artists from Wellington, New Zealand, provides an alternative view of a country that occupies the American consciousness with myths of a clean-green nation and the Lord of the Rings film franchise. This special festival of innovative works shares new perspectives on the world, from the other side of the world, made in a reverse-time zone, made in the dream-factory, from a land that works while you sleep.

Prophetika: An Oratorio

March 20, 2015 - April 5, 2015

Award-winning stage director Charlotte Brathwaite joins forces with eclectic composer/pianist Courtney Bryan and celebrated installation artist Abigail DeVille in a sonically stimulating, visually spectacular experience inspired by the legacies and lives of Sun Ra, Alice Coltrane and Harriet Tubman.

An Integrator’s Manual

March 26, 2015 - March 29, 2015

Daniel Alexander Jones presents a new performance piece in process, An Integrator’s Manual. Part funeral rite, part pop quiz, and part call to action, Jones dances the razor’s edge of loss and transfiguration to plumb overwhelming evidence of the failures of integration in the USA.

Daily Life Everlasting

April 2, 2015 - April 19, 2015

The third collaboration between Witness Relocation and acclaimed writer Charles Mee, in which people meet, fall in love, make out with each other, find being alive awkward but funny, and dance quite a lot.

Zero or More Disposable Lessons

April 10, 2015 - April 11, 2015

Celebrating the centennial of Polish painter, assemblage artist, set designer, and theater director, Tadeusz Kantor, Zero or More Disposable Lessons explores the mechanics of memory, anatomy of oppression, disposability of bodies, and dancing objects.

Bird In The House

April 17, 2015 - April 26, 2015

With Bird In The House, composer/performer Dane Terry paints scenes of childhood and adolescence in the off-colors of standard-issue American neuroses. Terry’s liquid country western piano sloshing all the while under his intoned yarns. Bird In The House features songs from his new album Color Movies, which will be released concurrently.

Golondrinas/Swallows

April 16, 2015 - April 26, 2015

By SinTeaTro Intimus
Directed and written by Aminta de Lara

In a time of deep partisan division and massive street demonstrations for and against the government, two sisters are forced to delve into their relationship with their father and what he represents leading to a confrontation stemming from their childhood.

On the Conditions and Possibilities of Hillary Clinton Taking Me as her Young Lover

April 20, 2015

Richard Meros, B.A. is the Machiavelli of the Millenials. In this anarchic journey into the hot and heavy heart of Western Civilisation, Meros will prove, step by barkingly-logical step, that Hillary Clinton not only wants a Young Lover, but needs one to initiate a Golden Age of American culture and society. Furthermore, the only possible candidate for this coveted position is, by rational necessity, him.

Eleven Reflections on September

April 30, 2015 - May 17, 2015

Eleven Reflections on September is a spoken word, multi-media performance on the Arab American experience, Wars on/of Terror, and “the constant, quiet rain of death amidst beauty” that each autumn brings in a post-9/11 world.

Trash Cuisine

April 25, 2015 - May 17, 2015

Trash Cuisine is a play about violence and, in particular, about the ability of society, a group or an individual to take the life of another. Belarus Free Theatre was founded in 2005 under Europe’s last surviving dictatorship; the company is one of the most outspoken critics of Belarus’s repressive regime.