In Performance: Deepali Gupta, Over(Reverberating) (The Exponential Festival)

Over(Reverberating) is a live-performance of selected songs from Deepali Gupta’s 2017 album of the same name. Between each song, Deepali shares snippets of stories inviting the audience into a recent break-up and the resulting manic episode that inspired and fueled the album. Each song is a stark and haunting plunge into Deepali’s psyche with just her voice and no instrumental support. Deepali uses rhyme and repetition to understand herself. Her lyrics seem to result from associative word games that pull the audience in for a brisk hour-long experience.

In Performance: Andrew Schneider, AFTER (Under the Radar)

AFTER Andrew Schneider Under the Radar, The Public Theater January 4-14, 2018 Without warning, the audience is plunged into darkness. So beings AFTER, created by the OBIE-winning Andrew Schneider in collaboration with Alessandra Calabi, Bobby McElver, and Alicia ayo Ohs. For AFTER, the creative team set out to make the truest blackout it could, and it succeeds to an extent that feels impossible in typical American, glowing-exit-sign-riddled theaters. Darkness recurs throughout the show’s 80 minutes. Sitting for so long in a darkness so complete that even the people whose coats you feel touching you disappear, your mind starts to play tricks on you: Is that a glimmer of a light source? Was that the hint of a body moving? Is that a sound, or did I imagine it? AFTER intentionally manipulates ...

Featured: LAX – Live Arts Exchange (Los Angeles, CA, USA)

Live Arts Exchange (LAX) A high-voltage performance series featuring work made in LA. September 10 to September 21 The Bootleg Theater 2220 Beverly Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90057 TICKETS Tickets are $15-20 and can be purchased online at Early bird festival passes available until August 24 Los Angeles Performance Practice and The Bootleg Theater announce the lineup for the second annual Live Arts Exchange (LAX) Festival, a performance series featuring local artists in contemporary theater, dance, music, and cross-genre performance. LAX promises to showcase some of the most innovative artists and independent companies in LA, create social events that encourage cross-genre hangout, and play an important role in the elevation of Los Angeles performance work wi...

Digest: News for the week of October 5-10, 2009

Featured: John Jesurun (NYC, USA) October 5th, 2009 JOHN JESURUN is a playwright, director, designer living in New York. His presentations integrate elements of language, film, architectural space and media. His exploded narratives cover a wide range of themes. [singlepic id=187 w= h= float=] —————————————————————————————————————————————————————— In Performance: Creature Feature #3 (Berlin, Germany) October 6th, 2009 We propose that performing otherness is a threshold tow...

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