Synetic Theatre in DC– a silent King Lear (through April 24)

Thanks to Brian Foley for pointing this out to me! This looks like an amazing and highly stylized King Lear.  See the video below to see how amazing the production values of this show are. Apparently Synetic has been doing Silent Shakespeare productions, and this is the SEVENTH Synetic’s King Lear Presented by Synetic Theater Directed by Paata Tsikurishvili Choreography […]

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25% discount on Musashi- physical comedy from Japan.

An Important Message From – Serving Theatre Since 1884 – Save 25% on Musashi tickets* ($55 & $75 tickets only)Musashi is the story of two legendary swordsmen on a mission for retribution. This riotously funny and intensely dramatic play by Hisashi Inoue depicts the spirit of the samurai and the futility of revenge through Yukio Ninagawa’s lavish directorial rendering. Starring […]

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The Curse of Bigness

The Curse of Bigness May 16 – October 03, 2010 Opening Reception May 16, 2010 2-5pm (click here for more information) The Queens Museum will be presenting  The Curse of Bigness, a group of new projects by people working in the theater, graphic design, fashion, jewelry, performance, music, and art scenes, often as part of small-scale, self-reflexive partnerships or groups. […]

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19nth Season of the Ko Festival, Amherst

The 19nth season of Amherst’s Ko Festival has been curated on the theme of “It’s All in the Family.” They’ll have five weeks of shows that take a penetrating and entertaining look at families – both traditional and non-traditional. A rich examination of ways that people negotiate expectations, identity and legacy. The festival runs July 5 – August 8, 2010, […]

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February 25: International Commedia Dell’Arte Day

(Thanks to new papa Brian Foley for bringing this to my attention!) He’ll also be performing at the View Theatre, Roy Arias Studios on Feb 25 in celebration.  See the postcard below for details) Associazione SAT has proclaimed February 25, 2010, a worldwide Commedia dell’Arte Day Simultaneous events will occur all around the world as theatre companies, scholars, students, and […]

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Flying Karamazov Brothers in NY through March 7

World renowned juggling group who don’t fly, aren’t brothers, and aren’t Russian, the Flying Karamazov Brothers are performing their show 4Play at the Minetta Lane Theater until March 7th.  If you don’t know them, you should.  They are fantastic!  Actually, an earlier iteration of their show that they performed one summer at Trinity Rep got me interested in vaudeville.  I […]

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Inside Out (Cirkus Cirkör at BAM- NY) Nov 12-15

Part of the 2009 Next Wave FestivalCirkus CirkörLive music by Irya’s PlaygroundDirected By Tilde Björfors “…A magical breathtaking performance…a powerful inter-disciplinary work of art…” —Skånska Dagbladet (Sweden) The human body unfolds as a surreal rock and roll fantasy in Inside Out, Swedish troupe Cirkus Cirkör’s phantasmagoric journey into the outer reaches of inner life. Accompanied onstage by dub-punk-new wave-electro-inspired band […]

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Clown Axioms at La Mama (NY)

Clowns ex Machina is Kendall Cornell’s continuation of her work with groups of female clowns. (which started as Kendall Cornell’s Soon-to-Be-World-Famous Women’s Clown Troupe) Clown Axioms is a show of 12 women clowns that “create a poetic yet preposterous world” Expect some interesting takes on female stereotypes, and by extension female clown stereotypes.Last July they did a workshop showing, and […]

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Vote For Coney Island Chris! Tonight! Vote Often!

UPDATE: THE NUMBER TO VOTE FOR CHRIS: 1-866-602-4807 My good friend and hilarious clown Coney Island Chris (former Ringling Clown Chris Allison, and current head of Cirque du Jour) will be on Americas Got Talent this Tuesday 8/25/2009. (That’s tonight!) http://www.nbc.com/americas-got-talent/contestants/chris.shtml#bio Please vote for him. You can vote up to 10 times per phone number, but you must watch the […]

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