Dead Behind These Eyes: A Karaoke Play

08/29/14 - 09/19/14

Using text from John Osborne’s iconic play of disaffected youth LOOK BACK IN ANGER, alongside lyrics from Britney Spears, Jeff Buckley, Prince and others, the piece explores political and social participation through the microcosm of the karaoke parlor.

Queer New York International

09/17/14 - 09/27/14

The Queer New York International Arts Festival returns for a third year with a diverse slate of performances by artists from around the world. Broadening the traditional concept of “queer” (in) art, QNYI challenges perceptions about what queer is — and can be.

FOREST FRINGE MICROFESTIVAL

10/03/14 - 10/05/14

Forest Fringe makes exciting, improbable, spectacular things happen. Not a theater. Not a company. They are an international community of artists who create a space for risk and experimentation at the Edinburgh Festival — and now across the universe.

Aaron Landsman: Republic of New York: Perfect City discussions

10/06/14

Pioneering New York-based theater artist Aaron Landsman invites us to re-imagine urban life outside of commerce in a theatricalized panel discussion.

Mark Dendy: Labyrinth

10/09/14 - 10/26/14

OBIE and Bessie Award-winning choreographer Mark Dendy brings his signature wit, intense physicality, and searing social commentary to the Abrons in the premiere of Labyrinth, an autobiographically-inspired retelling of the Theseus myth. Dendy’s tragicomic dance-play explores a world of inner demons and redemption, by way of a midlife crisis.

DEAD CENTRE: LIPPY

10/15/14 - 11/02/14

Co-presented with the Irish Arts Centre. Playing with narrative form and discarding the whys and wherefores, Lippy was widely regarded as one of the most extraordinary works to come out of Ireland last year, from one of the country’s most exciting new companies, Dead Centre (Souvenir, (S)quark!).

Sister Sylvester: The Maids’ The Maids

10/30/14 - 11/09/14

The Maids’ The Maids is a performance involving Jean Genet’s The Maids, two professional housekeepers, two professional actors, and a lot of Fritos.

Jaro Viarský: ANIMALINSIDE

11/13/14 - 11/15/14

2013 Bessie Award winner Jaro Viarský returns to Abrons with his newest duet, ANIMALINSIDE, a suite of poem-like stories, inspired by Hungarian novelist László Krasznahorkai and German painter Max Neumann’s book of the same title.

1, this useless tool [this folded flower]

11/20/14 - 11/22/14

This project is part of Wey’s ongoing research regarding the following: asian american, asian, american, aesthetic, white, neutrality, internalized phobias, yoke, shoulders, masculinity, portrayal, girdle, bidgood, narcissus, athletic model guild, stasis, genet ...

biograph, last year was pretty/sh*tty

12/04/14 - 12/07/14

It turns out that “the good old days” are not so good anymore. Our innocence is missing, and in looking back we try to find what we lost on the way. Is it possible to create a nostalgia for the present?

Joey Arias: Christmas With the Crawfords

12/10/14 - 12/20/14

Joey Arias joins up with San Francisco’s Artfull Circle Theatre to make NYC’s Yuletide ever so gay in this all-singing, all-dancing, holiday extravaganza.

The Civilians: Pretty Filthy

01/30/15 - 03/01/15

A story about trying to make a life and a living in an ever-changing world—a task that’s all the more complicated when your work is so intimately tied to customer “satisfaction.”

Dead Behind These Eyes: A Karaoke Play

08/29/14 - 09/19/14

Using text from John Osborne’s iconic play of disaffected youth LOOK BACK IN ANGER, alongside lyrics from Britney Spears, Jeff Buckley, Prince and others, the piece explores political and social participation through the microcosm of the karaoke parlor.

Dead Behind These Eyes: A Karaoke Play

08/29/14 - 09/19/14

Using text from John Osborne’s iconic play of disaffected youth LOOK BACK IN ANGER, alongside lyrics from Britney Spears, Jeff Buckley, Prince and others, the piece explores political and social participation through the microcosm of the karaoke parlor.

Queer New York International

09/17/14 - 09/27/14

The Queer New York International Arts Festival returns for a third year with a diverse slate of performances by artists from around the world. Broadening the traditional concept of “queer” (in) art, QNYI challenges perceptions about what queer is — and can be.

FOREST FRINGE MICROFESTIVAL

10/03/14 - 10/05/14

Forest Fringe makes exciting, improbable, spectacular things happen. Not a theater. Not a company. They are an international community of artists who create a space for risk and experimentation at the Edinburgh Festival — and now across the universe.

Aaron Landsman: Republic of New York: Perfect City discussions

10/06/14

Pioneering New York-based theater artist Aaron Landsman invites us to re-imagine urban life outside of commerce in a theatricalized panel discussion.

Mark Dendy: Labyrinth

10/09/14 - 10/26/14

OBIE and Bessie Award-winning choreographer Mark Dendy brings his signature wit, intense physicality, and searing social commentary to the Abrons in the premiere of Labyrinth, an autobiographically-inspired retelling of the Theseus myth. Dendy’s tragicomic dance-play explores a world of inner demons and redemption, by way of a midlife crisis.

DEAD CENTRE: LIPPY

10/15/14 - 11/02/14

Co-presented with the Irish Arts Centre. Playing with narrative form and discarding the whys and wherefores, Lippy was widely regarded as one of the most extraordinary works to come out of Ireland last year, from one of the country’s most exciting new companies, Dead Centre (Souvenir, (S)quark!).

Sister Sylvester: The Maids’ The Maids

10/30/14 - 11/09/14

The Maids’ The Maids is a performance involving Jean Genet’s The Maids, two professional housekeepers, two professional actors, and a lot of Fritos.

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