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Abrons Arts Center to Present Big Art Group's THE PEOPLE L.E.S., 5/9-10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

Following site-specific productions in Italy, Germany and Austria, Abrons Arts Center will present the New York premiere of Big Art Group's The People L.E.S., an outdoor spectacle that combines live theater with large-scale, real-time video projection. Free performances will take place at 8 pm on May 9 and 10 in the outdoor amphitheater at Abrons (466 Grand Street). The People L.E.S. is created with 36 Lower East Side community members and the Abrons' Urban Youth Theater. Participants include "stage manager to the stars" (New York Times) Lori E. Seid; artist and grandson of award winning performers' Peggy Shaw and Lois Weaver, Ian Antoni aka Grize; singer and songwriter Jesse Malin; curator and PARTICIPANT INC founder Lia Gangitano, performance artist and La Mama curator Nicky Paraiso, actress Heather Litteer, playwright Jessica Goldschmidt, director Katherine Cooper, Iman M'Fah, Emily Mun, Christina Moore, Norrin Martinez, Christopher Angelosanto, Theather Huggins, Reginald Mitchell and Sonia Geliga, among others. (more...)

Split Britches to Bring RUFF & DESPERATE ARCHIVES to to La MaMa in 2014
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2013

La MaMa kicks off 2014 with two offerings by Split Britches, New York's premiere lesbian performance troupe: 'Ruff,' Peggy Shaw's performance about life and art following her 2011 stroke, and 'Desperate Archives,' a gallery show of installations made from remnants of the company's last 20 years of work. 'Ruff' is performed by Peggy Shaw; it is written by Shaw and Lois Weaver and directed by Weaver. 'Desperate Archives' features contributions by Vivian Stoll, Stormy Brandenberger, Susan Young, Lori E Seid, Matt Delbridge, Helaine Gawlica, Eva Weiss, Saskia Scheffer, Jo Palmer and the Man Meat Collective. (more...)

Peggy Shaw Returns to the Stage in RUFF at PS122's COIL Festival, 1/10-19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2013

Legendary actor, producer and playwright Peggy Shaw triumphantly returns to the stage in the world premiere of Ruff. Presented by Performance Space 122 (PS122) and Dixon Place as part of PS122's eighth annual COIL festival, Ruff pays tribute to the host of crooners, lounge singers, movie stars, rock and roll bands and eccentric family members who have kept Shaw company, living inside her, for the past 68 years. Guided by longtime collaborator Lois Weaver, Shaw throws off the stigma of age and embraces the joy-and necessity-of creating new work, post-stroke, aided by new technology and even deeper courage. Shaw is the recipient of the 2011 Ethyl Eichelberger award. (more...)

Peggy Shaw Returns to the Stage in RUFF at PS122's COIL Festival, Now thru 1/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2013

Legendary actor, producer and playwright Peggy Shaw triumphantly returns to the stage in the world premiere of Ruff. Presented by Performance Space 122 (PS122) and Dixon Place as part of PS122's eighth annual COIL festival, Ruff pays tribute to the host of crooners, lounge singers, movie stars, rock and roll bands and eccentric family members who have kept Shaw company, living inside her, for the past 68 years. Guided by longtime collaborator Lois Weaver, Shaw throws off the stigma of age and embraces the joy-and necessity-of creating new work, post-stroke, aided by new technology and even deeper courage. Shaw is the recipient of the 2011 Ethyl Eichelberger award. (more...)

Peggy Shaw Returns to the Stage in RUFF at PS122's COIL Festival, 1/10-19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 05, 2012

Legendary actor, producer and playwright Peggy Shaw triumphantly returns to the stage in the world premiere of Ruff. Presented by Performance Space 122 (PS122) and Dixon Place as part of PS122's eighth annual COIL festival, Ruff pays tribute to the host of crooners, lounge singers, movie stars, rock and roll bands and eccentric family members who have kept Shaw company, living inside her, for the past 68 years. Guided by longtime collaborator Lois Weaver, Shaw throws off the stigma of age and embraces the joy-and necessity-of creating new work, post-stroke, aided by new technology and even deeper courage. Shaw is the recipient of the 2011 Ethyl Eichelberger award. (more...)

Old School 122 Benefit Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2011

Over the next 12 months, Performance Space 122 will leave our 30-year home temporarily while our building undergoes a much-needed interior transformation initiated and funded by the City of New York, the Department of Cultural Affairs, New York City Council. Designed by Deborah Berke and Partners, renovations to the interior will be aimed at bringing the building up to meet current code requirements and LEED silver standards. (more...)

PS 122 Presents RETROFUTURESPECTIVE FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2011

Performance Space 122's 30th Anniversary Season has included contemporary performance hits such as Hotel Savoy, THEM, Rumble Ghost, The Escape Artist, The Green Surround and Radio Play as well as a monumental COIL Festival and Spring Gala. (more...)

PS 122 Presents RETROFUTURESPECTIVE FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2011

Performance Space 122's 30th Anniversary Season has included contemporary performance hits such as Hotel Savoy, THEM, Rumble Ghost, The Escape Artist, The Green Surround and Radio Play as well as a monumental COIL Festival and Spring Gala. (more...)

PS 122 Honors Justin Vivian Bond & More During 30th Anniv Season Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2011

Performance Space 122 will honor Justin Vivian Bond, Danny Hoch and Carmelita Tropicana at the 30th Anniversary Season Spring Gala on Monday, April 25 beginning at 6pm at the Abrons Arts Center (466 Grand St. at Pitt Street). (more...)

PS 122 Honors Justin Vivian Bond & More During 30th Anniv Season Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2011

Performance Space 122 will honor Justin Vivian Bond, Danny Hoch and Carmelita Tropicana at the 30th Anniversary Season Spring Gala on Monday, April 25 beginning at 6pm at the Abrons Arts Center (466 Grand St. at Pitt Street). (more...)

Dixon Place Releases Upcoming Spring Performance Calendar
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2011

Live music, art, cocktail specials, you & yours! Every drink you buy supports our artistic programming! Best business model ever! We're the friendliest, artsy-est, & most welcoming bar on the LES. Join us! Select Fridays, 6pm-1am, Free. Hosted by the hottest downtown girlfriend duo, Anti-Diva's Liz Liguori & Jessie Mann. Crazy themes, sexy bartending flair, This is the party to be ‘scene' at. Anti-diva will resume in February, check the website for details. (more...)

Ryness, Howard and More Added To Joe's Pub August Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2008

Joe's Pub has announced some additions to their August and September lineup of performances: (more...)

Performance Space 122 Honors Stellar Individuals 5/15
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2008

Performance Space 122 will honor, celebrate and salute stellar individuals who work at every level critical to live performance, who epitomize the vital roles played onstage: performer Tom Murrin; backstage: producer Lori E. Seid; and offstage: our members at the Spring Gala 2008 to be held on Thursday, May 15th at the Angel Orensanz Center (172 Norfolk Street, Manhattan). (more...)

TABOO TO CLOSE ON SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2004
by BWW - Jan 13, 2004

TABOO TO CLOSE ON SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2004 AFTER 16 PREVIEWS AND 100 PERFORMANCES (more...)

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