Scott Shepherd

In Performance: Annie Dorsen – A Piece Of Work (Vienna, Austria)

A Piece Of Work Annie Dorsen brut Wien 5.4.2013 & 6.4.2013 Vienna, Austria   A Piece of Work uses a 21st century Hamlet machine: a congenially programmed network is fed Hamlet texts. The technology produces ever-new scenes, songs, scores, and pictures. In this Hamlet of the post-humanist age, the connection between human and machine is reversed and a mix of data, language, algorithms, and interfaces will fascinate viewers. Scott Shepherd, member of the influential theatre collective The Wooster Group and the group Elevator Repair Service, performs between computers, automated lighting equipment, sound and video equipment, and works from a newly generated version of A Piece of Work live every evening. Not least, the theatre’s past and future itself are at stake. After their piece Hello ...

In Performance: The Wooster Group’s Hamlet (New York)

The Wooster Group HAMLET coming to The Performing Garage, October 24ˆNovember 11 The Wooster Group is shooting a video of HAMLET at The Performing Garage, and we’re opening up the doors at night for public performances. Seating is limited. Tickets are on sale NOW. Buy tickets » General admission tickets are $25, reserved seats are $45, and patron tickets are $100 and $250. A limited number of $25 rush tickets will be held for each performance and sold one hour before the show at the door of The Performing Garage. In The Wooster Group’s HAMLET, Shakespeare’s classic tragedy is re-imagined by remixing and repurposing Richard Burton’s 1964 Broadway production, directed by John Gielgud. The Burton production was recorded in live performance from 17 camera angles and edi...

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...