Jim Fletcher

In Performance: 20 Dancers for the XX Century at MOMA (NYC)

20 Dancers for the XX Century Friday, October 18, 2013, 12:00 p.m. Saturday, October 19, 2013, 12:00 p.m. Sunday, October 20, 2013, 12:00 p.m. MOMA 11 WEST 53 STREET NEW YORK, NY 10019 20 Dancers for the XX Century(2012/2013) presents a living archive. Twenty performers from different generations perform, recall, appropriate, and transmit acclaimed yet forgotten solo works of the last century that were originally conceived or performed by some of the most significant modernist and postmodernist dancers, choreographers, and performance artists. Each performer presents his or her own museum, where the body is the ultimate space for the dance museum. Hence there is neither a stage nor a demarcation of performance space. Rather, the performers circulate freely between the Museum’s Marron Atriu...

In Performance: The Wooster Group & New York City Players Early Plays (NYC)

Early Plays The Wooster Group New York City Players based on the Glencairn Plays by Eugene O’Neill Adapted and Directed by Richard Maxwell Produced by The Wooster Group  Feb 15 – March 11, 2012 St. Ann’s Warehouse 38 Water Street (dumbo)Brooklyn, NYC Tickets start at $22 The Wooster Group has invited Richard Maxwell of New York City Players to direct Eugene O’Neill’s early “Glencairn” plays—Bound East for Cardiff (1914), The Long Voyage Home (1917) and The Moon of the Caribbees (1918).  Early Plays takes O’Neill’s tales of sailors on and off the ocean as a base to explore themes of longing and eternity. Dark episodes showing the underside of turn-of-the-century maritime life—brawls, dances and carousing—are staged with a quotidian grace allowing these simple stories to resonate...