November 14, 2017

JACK & THE BEANSTALK to Promote Equality and Joy at Abrons Arts Center

Abrons Arts Center and ONEOFUS will present the world premiere of Jack & The Beanstalk, a holiday extravaganza that promotes radical joy and equality in all forms. Running December 6-23, Jack & The Beanstalk features a diverse cast of 22 Lower East Side [...]

The Village Voice

September 13, 2017

This Fall, Rent-Challenged Downtown Theaters Are Battling to Stay in Place

There’s nothing more New York than bemoaning the end of an era: the institution as it once was, the neighborhood before it became gentrified. But this fall, a host of Off-Off and experimental theaters have new leases on life — and, in some cases, literally new leases. From fresh buildings for the Flea and the Tank, to incoming artistic directors at Abrons and P.S.122, theaters are reaffirming their commitment to their communities. “We are at this precipice...


August 23, 2017

Casting Set for Roberto Bolaño’s Distant Star at Abrons Arts Center

Casting is set for Abrons Arts Center's production of Roberto Bolaño's Distant Star, adapted by Javier Antonio González and directed by Shira Milikowsky. Running September 14-October 1, the...

The New York Times

August 14, 2017

Abrons Arts Center Season Includes a Parody of an Albee Classic

“Everyone’s Fine With Virginia Woolf,” a parody of Edward Albee’s “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?,” will have its premiere next spring in a staging by the innovative troupe Elevator Repair Service (“Gatz”). The production is part of the coming season at Abrons Arts Center, a downtown home...

The New York Times

June 8, 2017

Review: ‘Raw Bacon’ Finds Fearful Poetry in an Iraq War Vet’s Mind

Let fly with the virtual confetti, please. “Raw Bacon From Poland,” the poignant new drama that opened on Wednesday night at the Abrons Arts Center, turns out to be an unexpected celebration of a marriage of true minds. I mean the kind...

The New York Times

April 27, 2017

10 Galleries to Visit Now on the Lower East Side

This gallery at the Henry Street Settlement has a long record of nurturing socially conscious art, and sustains it with “Archival Alchemy,” a group show assembled...

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