The Puerto Rican punk-DIY performance collective on challenging institutional norms for making theater.
Two artists manifest, claim, and demand space in a society that operates around violence against black women’s bodies while pretending that they don’t exist.
With contributions from Becca Blackwell, Moriah Evans, Kaneza Schaal, and more.
“I can take any empty space and call it a bare stage. A man walks across this empty space whilst someone else is watching him, and this is all that is needed for an act of theatre to be engaged.”
On deep listening and language as liberation.
A public art project in New Orleans reenacts a slave revolt.
This weekend at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Christiane Jatahy’s radical “mirror game” between film and live performance What If They Went to Moscow? plays for two audiences, one at BAM Fisher Theater and one at BAM Rose Cinemas—then they switch.
The artist, director, and actress discuss their endurance performance, The Second Woman, and its exploration of gender performativity.
The actor stars opposite an opera diva in Norma Jeane Baker of Troy, Anne Carson’s verse play that reflects on the histories of two iconic women millennia apart.
The Irish playwright on grief, adaptation, and the possibilities of form.
The emerging playwright takes on beauty standards and societal expectations.
A newly reconstructed “opera for television.”
The Greek choreographer’s long-awaited North American debut with The Great Tamer.
The three-part epic brings to life an adolescence informed by music as a gateway into a powerful, assertive selfhood.
Featuring selections by David Levine, Aki Onda, Ivan Talijancic, Lumi Tan, and more.
Early Morning Opera brings the canonical essay to the stage.
The US premiere of Only the Sound Remains lands at the White Light Festival.
The award-winning television writer traces inherited traumas in her debut stage production.
A look back at the AIDS crisis.
An experimental theater company takes on Edward Albee.