In Performance: Eric Bogosian Performs Excerpt from 100 (Monologues)
In this week's New York Times Arts Beat 'In Performance' video, Obie Award-winning playwright Eric Bogosian performs an excerpt from his show "100 (Monologues)," a collection of scenes from his popular one-man shows from the 1980s and '90s. Check it out here!
"My monologues are about voices," Mr. Bogosian said of the scene. "When I first started writing them I would pick up the natural monologues of the street, on the subway. They are not just about what people are saying, but how they are saying it."
LAByrinth Theater Company (Artistic Director Mimi O'Donnell, Managing Director Danny Feldman), the award-winning, downtown ensemble presents 100 (Monologues), written by and featuring Eric Bogosian, at the Bank Street Theater (155 Bank Street)LAByrinth Theater Company's home in New York City's West Village. Originally slated to end its run on Saturday, October 19, 100 (Monologues) will now close on Friday, October 25, 2013.
Beginning October 1, Eric Bogosian has been reading and performing selections from his new book, 100, which features one hundred monologues originally performed as part of his six Off-Broadway solo shows. The selections, which change nightly, include monologues from Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll,Pounding Nails in the Floor with my Forehead, Wake Up and Smell the Coffee, and others. For these solo shows, which were originally performed Off-Broadway between 1980 and 2000, Bogosian was awarded three Obie Awards and a Drama Desk Award -- earning him living icon-status in the downtown theater scene.
For tickets and more information visit: www.labtheater.org.