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The stage setup for Object Collections upcoming show, The Geometryopening at the Chocolate Factory on March 25reads like a catalogue of the otherworldly and bizarre.
An Experiment You Don't Understand: Adrienne Truscott, Ursula Martinez, and Zoë Coombs Marr Address their Critics in Wild BoreBy Miriam Felton-Dansky
In the raunchy political comedies of ancient Greece, it was perfectly acceptable to talk back to your critics onstage.
The Brick wants hookers. And not just any hookers—pricey hookers.
“Robert F. Kennedy is an angel of God,” explains director Rachel Chavkin to sound designer Matt Hubbs. “He’s acting as an angel of God.” “But he’s not the Second Coming?” queries Hubbs. “He’s not the Second Coming,” confirms Chavkin.
“I love technology,” declares actor Mike Daisey, “but I love even more the definition of technology which is not complicating things…”
Pathetic refracts the story of the lovesick queen onto multiple characters ranging from adolescence to adulthood, each negotiating spiritual and bodily appetites as well as the social costs of growing older in a female body. The play explores societys sick need to experience female desire as embarrassment, as Ásta Bennie Hostetter, production designer and founding company member, puts it.
Philadelphia, January, 1767. A group of white actors prepared for a production of Voltaires Orphan of China by applying yellow face paint and donning (inaccurately) Middle Eastern costumes.