Theaters

Post image for A Puppet and a Performer Bring “The Waste Land” to Life

At this year’s New York International Fringe Festival, artist Daniel Domig and actor Christopher Domig have collaborated on The Waste Land, an installation in which the latter quixotically plays with objects and rolls around in sawdust while reciting T.S. Eliot’s poem of the same name.

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Post image for Ignoring Broadway Hype in Favor of Intimate Theater

Annie Baker’s style could not be more different from that of Hamilton: her plays are long, light on plot, spoken not sung, full of lengthy pauses.

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Post image for If Frida Kahlo Smoked a Blunt with Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath once got blazed with Frida Kahlo. This is the setting of Musas, which invites us to be a fly on the wall and listen in on these women’s conversations as they smoke, eat, play, and work.

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Post image for Between Now and Nowhere: A Performance Dissects Reality

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — In an age where our attention often frays and never lingers, it is rare to find something that holds it unwaveringly for 60 minutes.

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Post image for A Restaging of ‘Oklahoma!’ Thrusts the Audience into the Action

ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, New York — The original Oklahoma! musical from 1943 is set in the 1900s, during a much “simpler” time.

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Post image for Confronting Our Apathy Anew with Samuel Beckett

On paper, Happy Days looks pretty unappealing.

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Post image for David Byrne’s Avant-Color Guard

If you’ve ever been to a high school or college football game, chances are you’ve seen a color guard.

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Post image for Summoning the Spirit of Frida Kahlo Through a Pre-Columbian Ritual

LONDON — As the centerpiece of this year’s Greenwich + Docklands International Festival (GDF) in London, artistic director Bradley Hemmings has created an outdoor theater production called “The Four Fridas,” inspired by the life and work of legendary Mexican painter Frida Kahlo.

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Post image for A Holocaust Survivor’s Story in Postmodern Dance

Taking testimony from a Holocaust survivor and turning it into a dance is an intriguing but risky proposition, especially if you’re not a Jew.

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Post image for Human Performers and Toddler-Size Robots, Dancing Side by Side

This is the year of the robot, starting with the movie Ex Machina and filtering down to the performing arts, which have seen a spate of humans dancing with robots in touching pas de deux.

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