In the second half of the performance, the conflict extended beyond the bounds of the play, past the stage, and into the real.
Presenting over 45 events, including over a dozen US premieres, MENA/Future is one of the largest and most comprehensive festivals devoted to exploring ongoing cultural transformations in the region.
New York Live Arts presents the premiere of Wunderbaum’s Looking for Paul, a genre-colliding work that questions art’s purpose, how it gets made, and the international funding systems that support its existence, all through the lens of Paul McCarthy’s controversial body of work.
Bill T. Jones and Arnie Zane Dance Company’s Story/Time is a kind of spoken dance piece inspired by John Cage: 70 one-minute stories “interrupted by a chance musical score.”
“The Watershed” remains skeptical about the nature of freedom in what creator Kyle Abraham terms a “poly-phobic society.”
2014 is the “Year of James Baldwin” for New York City. Several major cultural organizations, including New York Live Arts, Columbia University, the New School’s Vera List Center for Art and Politics, and Harlem Stage, are partnering to present a series of talks, events, performances and interventions inspired by, in response to, or continuing the writer’s legacy.
Jérôme Bel’s new piece, Disabled Theater, now at New York Live Arts as part of Performa 13, has gotten a fair amount of positive press and reviews, but it felt complicated to me, and not always in good ways.
(don’t answer that) Everyone else, what are you doing tonight? (if your answer is anything other than going to see reVisitation, Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group’s absolute knockout of a show, don’t answer that)