Time Out New York

February 16, 2017

Theater review: Deadpan auteur Richard Maxwell remounts his Good Samaritans

"For some of us, Samaritans will prove (and indeed has proved) a gateway drug. Maxwell’s avant-gardism conceals a bittersweet, beautiful romance; the show’s deliberate awkwardness emphasizes..."

The New York Times

February 15, 2017

Review: In ‘Good Samaritans,’ They Sing and Dance, but This Isn’t ‘La La Land’

The concrete-hard “Good Samaritans,” a production of Mr. Maxwell’s New York City Players, might be described as a concentrated, sugar-free version of the fluffy “La La Land.” In both works...


January 5, 2017

ARTGUIDE | Must See New York

Fugitivity, empathy, inscripture, erasure, the breakdown of white-supremacist hierarchies, and the thumping bass of Pop culture” are among the priorities of the eighth edition of American Realness, a swirling ...

The New Yorker

December 19, 2016

Anna Kohler’s Performance Art

In her new piece, “Mytho? Lure of Wildness” (at Abrons Arts Center, through Dec. 22), Kohler no doubt takes some of the information that she has amassed over many years of performing...

December 9, 2016

Anna Kohler’s MYTHO? LURE OF WILDNESS to Premiere This Winter at Abrons Arts Center

Theater artist Anna Kohler, longtime associate member of The Wooster Group, will bring her new interdisciplinary performance work, MYTHO? Lure of Wildness, to Abrons Arts Center for its world premiere December 9-22. Directed by Caleb Hammond...


November 10, 2016

This Show of LGBTQ Prisoner Art Has the Kind of Compassion America Needs Right Now

For those dismayed by Tuesday’s election, you might find hope in the Abrons Arts Center. Tucked away on New York’s Lower East Side, the center is the offspring of the Henry Street Settlement—a beloved social services non-profit founded by healthcare pioneer Lillian Wald in the late 19th century. In its current exhibition...

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