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Karen Finley to Perform in Steppenwolf's LOOKOUT SERIES 2/10Karen Finley to Perform in Steppenwolf's LOOKOUT SERIES 2/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

This February, Steppenwolf Theatre Company's LookOut Series, a multi-genre performance series, presents two engagements written and performed by renowned performance artist and Chicago native, Karen Finley. Written in Sand: Collected AIDS Writings, a solo spoken word performance, runs Friday February 10 and Saturday February 11 at 8pm; and Unicorn Gratitude Mystery runs Friday, February 17 and Saturday, February 18 at 8pm (doors open at 7:30pm, general seating). Both engagements take place in Steppenwolf's 1700 Theatre, an intimate cabaret-style venue connected to Front Bar: Coffee and Drinks at 1700 N Halsted St. Tickets to Written in Sand and Unicorn Gratitude Mystery are $25 and can be purchased atsteppenwolf.org or 312-335-1650. (more...)

Angelica Page to Explore Her Mother's Career in TURNING PAGE at Dixon PlaceAngelica Page to Explore Her Mother's Career in TURNING PAGE at Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Dixon Place's production of Angelica Page's Turning Page, about the life and career of her legendary mother Geraldine Page, will have its New York debut on February 10, 2017. (more...)

Kate Soper's Theatrical Chamber Music Work IPSA DIXIT Coming to Dixon PlaceKate Soper's Theatrical Chamber Music Work IPSA DIXIT Coming to Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Dixon Place and The Wet Ink Ensemble will present the NYC premiere of award-winning composer/performer Kate Soper's IPSA DIXIT for two nights only Friday, February 3rd and Saturday February 4th, 2017 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Dixon Place Announces Latest Iteration of NECESSARY EXPOSURE: THE FEMALE PLAYWRIGHT PROJECT 2/8/2017Dixon Place Announces Latest Iteration of NECESSARY EXPOSURE: THE FEMALE PLAYWRIGHT PROJECT 2/8/2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2016

Necessary Exposure: The Female Playwright Project (on view Feb 7- March 8 2017) is a series of photographic portraits and sound installations that bring visibility to and amplify playwrights who identify as female. The third in a series, this current installation explores what it means to be writing for the theater as a woman at this moment in history. (more...)

Twelfth Edition of PS122's Coil Features Dance, Theater, Virtual Reality and MoreTwelfth Edition of PS122's Coil Features Dance, Theater, Virtual Reality and More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Performance Space 122's annual performance festival, Coil, returns for its twelfth edition with 13 individual events. The festival explores the constant vitality of live performance in New York City through contemporary artists from diverse genres, cultures and perspectives. Featuring work created locally, across the U.S., and around the world, Coil is known for its groundbreaking contemporary performance across interdisciplinary art, working with new technologies and forms. Through installations, live and virtual practices, PS122 is committed to redefining how, where, and when performance is experienced. (more...)

Penny Arcade's LONGING LASTS LONGER Set for St. Ann's WarehousePenny Arcade's LONGING LASTS LONGER Set for St. Ann's Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

St. Ann's Warehouse welcomes Penny Arcade, legendary downtown New York writer, performance artist, actress and force for artistic resistance, for the American Premiere of her internationally acclaimed Longing Lasts Longer, December 1-11. (more...)

BWW Review: In BLACKTOP HIGHWAY, Performance Artist John Fleck Muses on Simulacra, Animals (Live and Dead), and TrumpBWW Review: In BLACKTOP HIGHWAY, Performance Artist John Fleck Muses on Simulacra, Animals (Live and Dead), and Trump
by Victoria Ordin - Nov 8, 2016

In BLACKTOP HIGHWAY, Performance Artist John Fleck Muses on Simulacra, Animals (Live and Dead), and Trump. Taking on ten characters and mimicking as many animal sounds, the NEA 4 artist weaves a multi-media tale of horror that manages, incredibly, to make us laugh. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at BLACKTOP HIGHWAY, Traveling to Dixon Place This FallPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at BLACKTOP HIGHWAY, Traveling to Dixon Place This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

Dixon Place presents its new theatrical commission Blacktop Highway, written and performed by the nationally renowned and groundbreaking artist John Fleck. Below, BroadwayWorld has a look at Fleck onstage in an October 2015 production at REDCAT in LA! (more...)


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Steppenwolf Announces LookOut Series Winter Lineup with Karen Finley & MoreSteppenwolf Announces LookOut Series Winter Lineup with Karen Finley & More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announces the 2016/17 winter lineup for LookOut, the company's multi-genre performance series featuring a diverse array of work from both emerging and established artists. LookOut programming takes place in Steppenwolf's 1700 Theatre, an 80-seat cabaret-style space connected to Steppenwolf's own Front Bar: Coffee and Drinks at 1700 N Halsted St. Guests can take drinks into the theater. Every Friday a different DJ spins in Front Bar before the performance. (more...)

New Work by Daniel Fish, Virtual Reality Show and More Set for PS122's COIL 2017 Festival; Lineup Announced!New Work by Daniel Fish, Virtual Reality Show and More Set for PS122's COIL 2017 Festival; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Performance Space 122's annual performance festival, Coil, returns for its twelfth edition with 13 individual events. (more...)

Dixon Place Announces WONDER/THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS HOUSES, 12/2Dixon Place Announces WONDER/THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS HOUSES, 12/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Dixon Place ((Ellie Covan, Founding & Artistic Director) is pleased to announce their new dance theatre commission Wonder/Through the Looking Glass Houses, by acclaimed transgender performance artist, choreographer and storyteller Arrie Davidson for six performances only beginning Friday, December 2nd at 7:30. This production marks the first full-length work by her socially progressive company KineticArchitecture Dance Theatre.  Wonder/Through the Looking Glass Houses, will be performed on December 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th 16th and 17th at Dixon Place (161A Chrystie Street). Tickets are $19 in advance, $22 at the door, and $15 for seniors and students. Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.dixonplace.org or by calling 866-811-411. (more...)

Mike Albo Returns to Dixon Place This OctoberMike Albo Returns to Dixon Place This October
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Dixon Place's (Ellie Covan, Founding & Artistic Director) recent commission SPERMHOOD returns by popular demand and begins performances Tuesday, October 11th 7:30 pm. Based on his Amazon Kindle bestseller, Spermhood: Diary of a Donor, writer and performer Mike Albo,  comes back to Dixon Place with his hilarious account of the year he spent donating sperm for his friends. (more...)

Dixon Place's Puppet BloK! Closes Tonight with Margarita Blush and Betsy TobinDixon Place's Puppet BloK! Closes Tonight with Margarita Blush and Betsy Tobin
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Puppet theatre artists Margarita Blush and Betsy Tobin who have collaborated on their respective productions over the course of the last seven years will share a one-night-only billing at Dixon Place in lower Manhattan tonight, October 12 at 7:30pm. (more...)

New Commission MY OLD MAN (AND OTHER STORIES) to Open This October at Dixon PlaceNew Commission MY OLD MAN (AND OTHER STORIES) to Open This October at Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Dixon Place presents its new commission MY OLD MAN (AND OTHER STORIES) - a collection of theatrical short stories by the acclaimed performer, writer, and downtown favorite Jess Barbagallo (Half Straddle, The Big Dance Theater).  (more...)

Dixon Place's Puppet BloK! to Close for the Year with Margarita Blush and Betsy TobinDixon Place's Puppet BloK! to Close for the Year with Margarita Blush and Betsy Tobin
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

Puppet theatre artists Margarita Blush and Betsy Tobin who have collaborated on their respective productions over the course of the last seven years will share a one-night-only billing at Dixon Place in lower Manhattan on Wednesday, October 12 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Danspace Project's Platform 2016: LOST & FOUND to Feature Over 80 ArtistsDanspace Project's Platform 2016: LOST & FOUND to Feature Over 80 Artists
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

Since their inception in 2009, the Platform series, Danspace Project's signature curatorial initiative, has 'given dance presentation a makeover.' (The New York Times). Conceived by Danspace Project Executive Director and Chief Curator Judy Hussie-Taylor as exhibitions that unfold over time, Platforms are multi-week series of performances and events, organized by guest curators, that act as deep inquiries into artistic practice and concerns. Ten Platforms have been held to date, each accompanied by a print catalogue. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at BLACKTOP HIGHWAY, Traveling to Dixon Place This FallPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at BLACKTOP HIGHWAY, Traveling to Dixon Place This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

Dixon Place presents its new theatrical commission Blacktop Highway, written and performed by the nationally renowned and groundbreaking artist John Fleck. Below, BroadwayWorld has a look at Fleck onstage in an October 2015 production at REDCAT in LA! (more...)

Dixon Place to Present Two Weekend Run by InTandem LabDixon Place to Present Two Weekend Run by InTandem Lab
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2016

Dixon Place will present InTandem Lab's Instructions to Decode A(n In)human transformation, a postmodern punk 'roach' Kabaret inspired by Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis. Written in verse by Gisela Cardenas and delivered as spoken poetry by a cast of three, I2Decode explores the intertwining of live music, video mapping and words. Ryan Justesen (Playwrights Horizons/NYU) will direct the inaugural production under the artistic direction of InTandem Lab. (more...)

InTandem Lab's 'INSTRUCTIONS TO DECODE A(N IN)HUMAN TRANSFORMATION' Begins Tonight at Dixon PlaceInTandem Lab's 'INSTRUCTIONS TO DECODE A(N IN)HUMAN TRANSFORMATION' Begins Tonight at Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Dixon Place presents InTandem Lab's Instructions to Decode A(n In)human transformation, a postmodern punk 'roach' Kabaret inspired by Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis. (more...)

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