Caborca: Distant Star [WORLD PREMIERE]September 14 through October 1, 2017
An eerily relevant drama unfolds in Brooklyn-based theater company Caborca’s adaptation of Roberto Bolaño’s novel Distant Star, a harrowing tale of fascism and its aftermath.
Underground Theater | Various Times | $25
Then a Cunning Voice and A Night We Spend Gazing at Stars: Quilt Installation by Emily Johnson/Catalyst and Maggie ThompsonSeptember 1 through October 8, 2017
An installation of 84 hand-sewn, community-made quilts designed by Makwa Studio textile artist Maggie Thompson that served as a platform for Emily Johnson/Catalyst’ performance of Then a Cunning Voice and A Night We Spend Gazing at Stars.
Reception and Performance | Tuesday, September 26 | 6 – 9 PM
VolleySeptember 20 through September 30, 2017
Nadia Ayari, Ben Browne, Mira Dayal, Cindy Ji Hye Kim, Ellie Krakow, Emily Kohl Mattingley, Russell Perkins, Amanda Turner Pohan, & Edwin Smalling
Round 3 Performance and Reception on Thursday, September 28, 7 PM
Conceived as a series of overlapping, two-person exhibitions, Volley is an experiment that foregrounds conversation and collaboration as essential aspects of artistic production.
a canary torsi: STAGE [World Premiere]September 14 through September 23, 2017 @ 9 PM
Part of a trilogy CAST, STAGE, AUTHOR co-presented by the Chocolate Factory Theater + Invisible Dog Art Center
As a live improvised sound score accompanies choreographed stage machinations, this collaborative work reveals the manipulative possibilities of theatrical devices to determine what we perceive.
Playhouse Theater | 9 PM | $20 ($30 for trilogy)
On ViewSeptember 1 through October 8, 2017
On StageSeptember 14 through October 1, 2017
On StageSeptember 14 through September 23, 2017
On ViewSeptember 16 through September 27, 2017
The Abrons Arts Center supports the presentation of innovative, multi-disciplinary work; cultivates artists in all stages of their creative development through educational programs and residencies; and serves as an intersection of cultural engagement for local, national, and international audiences and art-workers.