Open: 02/07/19- Close: 02/24/19
Expressed through grotesque storytelling, the Japanese Dance of Darkness (Butoh), and a chorus of women representing the feminine archetypes born from the Medusa myth, Medusa Volution places Medusa front, center and on trial; presenting a vivid enquiry into the maligned Monster Woman. The trial sprawls through time, calling for the testimony of contemporary women as well as their mythological sisters, like Salome and Eve. As we explore the narratives of so many women, we redefine the stories of their power, agency and pleasure; making visible how we may be complicit in one another’s oppression and how we might support one another’s liberation. Today, can we look Medusa in the eyes?
Devised by (and featuring) Chandler Eliah Eason, Julia Cavagna, Julia Gu, Kayla Juntilla, Irina
happyluck no1 : 734 Nostrand Avenue
Open: 02/22/19- Close: 03/17/19
SISTAS ON FIRE: A NEWSICAL|
A musical revue that examines pressing social issues from an African-American female perspective.
New York, NY - The personal becomes the political when passionately-opinionated African American women speak their minds on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Black Lives Matter, missing black women and girls, black-on-black crime, and male/female relationships in a soul-stirring mix of song, dance, poetry, and prose. The interrelated dramatic monologues range from tragedy to comedy in a “newsical” revue that examines pressing social issues from an African-American female perspective. Sistas on Fire! A Newsical uses theatre to provoke thought, encourage social activism, and build bridges that cross race, class, gender and culture. In short, it's For Colored Girls for the New Millennium.
East Village Playhouse : 360 east 6th street
Open: 02/20/19- Close: 03/02/19
The Maturation Of An Inconvenient Negro|
Wednesday, February 20 and run through March 2 at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street, NYC). Tickets are $25 and can be purchased by visiting cherrylanetheatre.org or by calling 866-811-4111.
This solo show of heightened poetry and raw self-reflection takes the audience on the subversive journey of a young Black man coming into himself, as he struggles to break free of what he holds onto most tightly. In The Maturation of an Inconvenient Negro No one is safe. Nothing is sacred.
Cherry Lane Theatre : 38 Commerce St.
Open: / / - Close: Open Run
The Mother Line Story Project turns 3! A Birthday Fundraiser|
The Mother Line Story Project turns 3!
A Birthday Party
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 7pm
at Town Stages
Town Stages presents A Birthday Party for The Mother Line Story Project on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 7pm, with a world premiere Mother Line performance starting at 8pm. Tickets range from $25-500 and are available at http://motherlinestoryproject.com/turns3/.
Town Stages : 221 W Broadway, New York, NY 10013