Richard Maxwell

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...

In Print: The State of New York City’s theatrical avant-garde…

Yesterday the Village Voice published a piece by Tom Sellar titled “The City’s Best (And Not So Best) Progressive Theater”. Its one of the only “end of the year/decade” piece to focus on  progressive/experimental/avant-garde work and companies. In it he poses… Ten years into the 21st century, it seems a fitting time to look at the state of New York City’s theatrical avant-garde. How has it evolved over the past decade? Who’s doing the most inventive work, and who’s coming up short? What exactly constitutes a vanguard these days, and where is it heading? Big Art Group, Radio Hole, Nature Theater of Oklahoma, Thomas Bradshaw, Young Jean Lee, Richard Maxwell, Les Freres Corbusier, Cynthia Hopkins, Elevator Repair Service, Witness Relocatio...

Highlights: Festival Overload (NYC)

Over the next two weeks 5 festivals and multiple showings of contemporary performance will be presented along side the annual APAP convention. Its a great opportunity to catch some local, national and international work. American Realness Festival (Abrons Arts Center & others) Under the Radar (The Public & others) COIL Festival (PS122) Other Forces (Ontological) Culturemart (Here) and APAP showings at DTW Here are our highlights of the festivals. AMERICAN REALNESS A Festival of Contemporary Performance January 8-11, 2010 MIGUEL GUTIERREZ AND THE POWERFUL PEOPLE Last Meadow Last Meadow is a new evening length work using original choreography and writing mixed with stuff from James Dean’s three movies to look at the myth of America the father, and confusion as a potentially transform...

Announcements: Under The Radar Festival 2010 (NYC, USA)

*Featured photo : L’EFFET DE SERGE ( Philippe Quesne / Vivarium Studio) Photo by Martin Argyroglo Under The Radar Festival Jan 6-17,2010 The Public Theater | 425 Lafayette Street | New York, NY 10003 O:212-539-8511 |  F:212-539-8705 www.undertheradarfestival.com Under The Radar is a project of the Association of Performing Arts Presenters and produced by The Public Theater and Mark Russell. EMAIL UPDATES | FACEBOOK |  MYSPACE