Mariangela Lopez: RAPHAEL [World Premiere]May 2 through May 5, 2018 @ 8:00pm
In an attempt to reveal the multilayered inner landscape of a performer, RAPHAEL presents the performance as an act of remembering, channeling, and invoking to produce the transcending instant of the “show.”
Experimental Theater | 8pm | $20
Kinstillatory Mappings in Light and Dark MatterA monthly fire-side gathering on the Lower East Side
Hosted by Emily Johnson/Catalyst and Abrons Arts Center, join us every month from March to July for bon fires in the Abrons amphitheater. Sit by the fire and welcome the evening with neighbors, with stories, food (bring some to share), star knowledge, and dancing. Gather and welcome.
Dates: May 25, June 8, and July 24
From 7-10PM in Abrons Amphitheater | FREE (no RSVP necessary)
Alex Romania: KLUTZ [World Premiere]May 9 through May 12, 2018
Led by choreographer and interdisciplinary artist Alex Romania, KLUTZ is an exploration of destabilizing nonsense on the sick state of the American psyche. Almost a basement-sci-fi-space-epic, this genre busting C-performance joins the pileup of hot consumer trash in the looming obsession with The End.
Abrons Playhouse | 8pm | $20
Niall Jones: Sis Minor, In Fall [World Premiere]May 31 through June 3, 2018
Niall Jones assembles and lingers inside unreliably situated structures that engage [im]materiality, [in]visibility, and [dis]orientation. Sis Minor, In Fall stages an ongoing entanglement with the object of the body, hallucinatory presences, and the excess sustained in minor architectures.
Underground Theater | 7:30pm | $20
Elevator Repair Service: Everyone’s Fine with Virginia Woolf by Kate ScelsaJune 1 through June 24, 2018
In this parody of Edward Albee’s classic WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?, KATE SCELSA reinvents the power dynamics of the original play’s not-so-happy couple. In the end, no one will be left unscathed by the ferocity of Martha’s revenge on an unsuspecting patriarchy.
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This production was noted by The New York Times as a “highlight” of the season.