Working Artists Theatre Project Reimagines Eugene O'Neill Play in THE BIG SHOW, Now thru 8/26
THE BIG SHOW, is an immersive re-imagination of the Eugene O'Neill play, THIRST, told through the life story of Francis Farmer. Audiences will be transported to 1950 where they will experience an evening in the rec room at Sunnyland: a hospital for the mentally insane. Inspired by American Horror Story: Asylum and inventively choreographed by Charlie Sutton (Kinky Boots, WICKED) this eerie imaginative new piece features dance and stars Broadway veteran Rachelle Rak* and cast members from the Broadway community.
THE BIG SHOW runs Sunday evenings at 7:30pm and Mondays at 2:00pm and 7:00pm, tonight, August 18 and August *19 (Double Feature Benefit Performance), 25, 26. Tickets are $18. Run Time: 40 minutes. The gallery is located at 210 East 43rd Street. Tickets $18 and are General Admission. For more information, tickets, and show times, visit www.WATPROJECT.com. *Actor appearing courtesy of Actors Equity Association
The Big Show performs as part of WAT GALLERY. An exciting fusion of current Broadway talent and accomplished visual artists will be presented by Working Artists Theatre Project in the gallery space at 210 East 43rd Street this August. In collaboration with chashama, WAT Project will produce two unique immersive theatrical productions staged in an art gallery exploring the lives and works of Diane Arbus, Eugene O'Neill, and Francis Farmer while featuring a collection of work by New York artists. These creatively staged productions of Fruits Unheard Of directed by Jessica Dermody and Sharone Halevy and The Big Show choreographed by Charlie Sutton will play in repertory August 9-30. This vibrant, provocative, and interactive melange of theatre, dance, music, art, and photography is not to be missed!
Take a journey to places you've never been and explore the deepest caverns of human existence through experiencing these awe inspiring, newly developed works.
WAT GALLERY - Featuring Immersive Productions of FRUITS UNHEARD OF and THE BIG SHOW with Art & Photography exhibited by: Christina Creutz * Lori Hammel * Noel Harnden * Courtney Lindberg * Lazarus Nazario Melissa Ng *, Wade Schaming *, and Julienne Schubert-Blechman. Tickets $18 - $40 or Gallery Admission Only ticket $10. For more information, tickets, and show times, visit www.WATPROJECT.com.
About Working Artists Theatre Project & chashama: Working Artists Theatre Project, a 501(c) 3 not-for-profit organization, offers artistic growth opportunities by creating innovative, intelligent, and socially conscious productions. Founded by Broadway talent, WAT PROJECT serves as a forum tailored for working artists to expand their experience to encompass a variety of theatricAl Fields and careers. The company is dedicated to showcasing talent, facilitating the artist's evolution, providing career transition opportunities, and building genuine relationships within the New York artistic community.
chashama connects art and real estate by transforming underutilized properties into work and presentation spaces. We partner with artists, performers, and youth and community organizations in New York City to provide opportunities for creativity to flourish. Our programs strengthen both the communities that benefit from the influx of new ideas, and the artists whose work they support.