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New York City's finest improvisers join forces with the city's finest poets in a unique format: part comedy, part poetry, part theater, part UNPREDICTABILITY. It all begins with an exquisite corpse (aka poem) written collaboratively by the audience. After that the improvisers delve in, building a world around the themes and imagery of the poem, populating it with a cast of characters who are funny, tragic, and in between. Fueling the proceedings is the work of published poets, national slam champions, and up-and-comers from around the world. (Among the cast are performers and poets featured on This American Life, the Onion, and Chicago's Second City.) The whole shebang ends with the performance of a poem inspired by the show and written on the spot.
Amateur Night at the Apollo is live entertainment with a history. This weekly talent competition began in 1934 and within months became a leading showcase for emerging performers. Among its early winners was a 15-year-old Ella Fitzgerald. Since then the series has launched the careers of James Brown, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, and Lauryn Hill.
Today Amateur Night attracts performers and audiences from around the world. Audience members, known for their toughness and expectation that contestants "be good or be gone," gleefully choose the winners.
Amy Surratt's First and Last (Show) celebrates the struggle to come back to something you never really had. This first and final bio-mythography is told by the fictionally famous "Amy Surratt," a former reality TV child star, as she gives her debut theatrical swan song. Surratt's own genuine Appalachian roots emerge through the joining of poetic narrative, cultural pageantry, true stories, and good ol' down-home lying. Beauty pageants, burnouts, and unfinished business combine in this tragicomic exploration of fractured identities and origins. Don't worry, though — there are enough mason jars, bluegrass jams, rusted cars, and Southern-fried metatheatrics for everyone.
The Art of Luv (Part 5): Swipe Right / ROKÉ Cupid is a cycle of sacred love songs for the era of Internet Romance, a meditation on selfhood and intimacy in a mediated society. Three officiants perform an elaborate courtship ritual inside a kaleidoscopic video tent. The ritual is accompanied by live music and text taken from online dating profiles, internet scams, how-to dating guides, and the works of ecstatic poets. In Swipe Right / ROKÉ Cupid, ROKE attempts to imbue our modern search for love with a forgotten spiritual resonance.
New Dance Theatre, in a coproduction with Access Theater, makes its New York debut with Asylum, a dance-theater take on the breaking through the barriers of isolation caused by the stigma of mental illness and the power of compassion. An original work devised and choreographed by New Dance Theatre company members.
The Aurora Project follows Constantine, a robot indistinguishable from human beings, and Nora, a genetically enhanced female explorer, as they begin an endless voyage across the uncharted universe. When Nora decides to go against Constantine's wishes and visit a strange new planet, she's quickly infected with an incurable illness. To delay losing the only person he loves to a gruesome death, Constantine takes it upon himself to suspend them both in cryo-freeze. Thus the pair begins a kind of chemically induced time warp spanning millions of years as they wait for the universe to get smarter and a cure for Nora's illness to be found.
BAMcafé Live is a free weekly performance series, featuring a mix of live music in a bar and lounge space. Performances span jazz, R&B, Afro-pop, Latin, rock, experimental music, and spoken-word poetry. Duncan Sheik, Billy Martin, Survival Soundz, Tracie Morris, and Carl Hancock Rux are among the series' alums.
Beautiful Monster is a new play depicting the final hours of the life of Mary Shelley, author of Frankenstein. On the eve of her expected death, Mary, gripped by madness, is visited by the dead: her husband and Romantic poet Percy Shelley, their shared lover Lord Byron, and literary rival John William Polidori, author of the first known vampire fiction — fiction begun, along with Frankenstein, on that now famous night of ghost stories on the banks of Lake Geneva. As the clock ticks toward Mary's death, she recalls in a series of hallucinations her heart-wrenching confrontations with Percy's formidable mother and the tender friendship of her loving stepsister. She's even confronted by the monster she created.
Note: This show includes nudity and sexual content.
The Bigot tackles the most important issue of our time; it's intense, provocative, and sensitive all at once. Most importantly, it provides a much-needed spirit of hope, suggesting that even the most cynical among us can find common ground.
Jim is an equal opportunity bigot, intolerant on the basis of religion, politics, sexual orientation, gender, and ethnicity. He especially hates the lesbian couple next door: Paula and Aysha, an African-American. He hates their guts, and they hate him back. But "the bigot" is about to get the shock of his life, and so are viewers. Something happens that changes not only his life forever but also everybody around him.
In this wacky one-woman show, the box doors open to reveal a drunken couple in Las Vegas, a lonely giantess, the entire Greek army inside the Trojan horse, a lost pope, and so much more! The space is limited, but the comedic possibilities are endless…
Join the rising young opera stars of the Martina Arroyo Foundation's Prelude to Performance program for Carmen, Georges Bizet's exciting tale of a beautiful gypsy pursued by the soldier Don José and the handsome toreador Escamillo. This production is presented with traditional staging and costumes — and an orchestra!
There's nothing like standup comedy in person — the spontaneity of a comedian in front of a live audience is something special. See for yourself at Comic Strip Live, which offers some of the best standup in New York City. Performers hail from Saturday Night Live, Comedy Central, Conan, and the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Audiences can enjoy food, mixed drinks, and specialty brews as they laugh the night away.
When Fletcher Driscoll returned to his hometown to direct Romeo and Juliet, he never expected to end up in his own star-crossed romance with Jeff, a recently out divorcé with a complicated past. Nor was he prepared to confront Tommy, a high school friend who broke his heart...repeatedly and on purpose. Fortunately, Fletcher and Jeff are keeping it simple, so what could possibly go wrong?
A powerful drama about the resonance of loss, Composure is for everyone who has ever loved the wrong person and worries that it's too late to find the right one.
This musical journey takes audiences back in time — specifically, to when "soul" emerged as a style of music. Berry Gordy's Motown label and his studio band the Funk Brothers helped popularize soul music, as did Stax Records' Booker T. & the MG's. Before long, James Brown became the "Godfather of Soul" and Aretha Franklin its queen.
Now vocalists Prentiss McNeil (of the Drifters) and Bruce Wayne (of the Midnight Movers, Wilson Pickett's backing band) lead this classic soul revue. Their energy is unmatched; their showmanship, breathtaking. A Decade of Soul is a passion-driven tribute; the passion may even drive audience members out of their seats and onto their feet.
Written by Pulitzer- and Tony Award-winning playwright, Academy Award-winning screenwriter, and director John Patrick Shanley, The Dreamer Examines His Pillow examines one couple's attempt to find their way through the maze of love, lust, and art. A striking, surreal study of the often bizarre byways that love between men and women can follow. Told in three related scenes, the play uses indirection and richly evocative language to make its unsettling but ultimately illuminating points.
Drunk Restoration Comedy returns to the West Village Friday, June 2nd with our second annual reading of The Empire Striketh Back! Join us at the Players Theatre for a hilarious evening with Luke, Leia, Han Solo, and the rest of the gang...all in Shakespearean verse of course!
The premise of Drunk Restoration Comedy: our team of brave (or just crazy?) actors, comedians, and improvisers will perform a reading of a classical piece of theater. The catch: they'll be doing so while heavily under the influence. Even better, this interactive evening will give audience members a chance to choose their own adventure and dictate which performers get totally sloshed and which are sent packing. Anything could happen, come find out what does! Tickets are $12 at www.drunkrestoration.com and incl
An Enemy of the People is a meditation on the foundation of a small town's democratic system, the tyranny of the majority, and the poisoning nature of bureaucracy and economic self-interest.
What is failure, and how do we deal with it — as individuals and as communities? In the new installation-performance Failure, choreographer and visual artist Laura Peterson uses the language of dance and sculptural design to probe the national consciousness in the aftermath of 2016 American presidential election. Peterson zeroes in on the overwhelming pressure to compete, which is at the heart of the American way of life. Is a small defeat less devastating than a colossal mistake? What is the real outcome of the "winner takes all" approach?
What is failure, and how do we deal with it – as individuals, and as communities? In the new installation-performance, choreographer and visual artist Laura Peterson uses the language of dance and sculptural design to probe the national consciousness in the aftermath of 2016 Presidential election. Peterson zeroes in on the overwhelming pressure to compete, which is at the heart of the American way of life. Is a small defeat less devastating than a colossal mistake? What is the real outcome of the "winner takes all?"
Inspired by the classic children's book The Story of Ferdinand, Ferdinand tells the poignant story of Tom, a single dad, struggling to go with the flow and raise his son in a world determined to make him fight. Raised on the story of his namesake Ferdinand, the bull who refused to fight but just wanted to sit and smell the flowers, young Ferdy learns the hard lessons in life as his father endeavors to shield him from the harsh realities of adulthood.
Fifteen Minutes with Ellen follows Mr. Weatherington, who struggles in a nursing home with aging, loneliness, and perhaps Alzheimer's or dementia. The nurses care for Walter, but this is challenging as he has a difficult time identifying between reality and imagination. What is sacrificed to spend 15 minutes each day with his true love, Ellen?
Written as a love letter to his late father, the infamous owner of "Sid King's Crazy Horse Bar," Mike King performs his life story about being a dentist, a stand up comedian, and the son of a "nightclub" owner. A heart-warming, hilarious tribute to his father Sid King, "The Sultan of Striptease."
In the form of a love letter to his late father, the infamous owner of Sid King's Crazy Horse Bar, Mike King performs his life story about being a dentist, a standup comedian, and the son of a "nightclub" owner. The Fifth Dentist is a heartwarming, hilarious tribute to Sid, the "Sultan of Striptease."
Obnoxious strangers, overbearing bosses, and unrequited high school crushes are about to get a piece of your mind. The Friday Night Sh*w invites audience members to anonymously write down their repressed rants, cursing-outs, and sultry confessions. Improv performers then use that writing to fuel a fast-paced brawl of hilarity. The cast includes a fistful of New York City's best improvisers with credits on 30 Rock, Comedy Central, MTV, Chicago's Second City, the Onion, and NPR — and at least one Primetime Emmy Award loser.
Told without the constraints of the linear narrative, James L. Menzies' Go Get the Axe is the absurdist story of one family's journey into the depths of madness, heavy drinking, and impending death — and the humor that can be found at rock bottom.
At the center of several interconnected stories are Jim and Jessica Drinkwine, siblings who were torn apart by one death, and just may be reunited by another. The Drinkwines have a familial euphemism for the mental illness that they're all inextricably tied to: they call it "The Shouters," an affliction that takes on many forms and faces and leaves no member unscathed. Some drink to fight it off. Some do worse.
Go Get the Axe weaves back and forth from past to present, from conscious to subconscious mind, from the living to the dead, and ultimately shows us that self-forgiveness and redemption may be possible in this life.
Federico García Lorca's The House of Bernarda Alba (La Casa de Bernarda Alba) is a tragedy set in a cloistered world of women in 1930s Spain. A tyrannical mother dominates her five unmarried daughters, all of whom harbor a secret passion for one man. Their repressed environment leads to an explosion of passion, jealousy, hatred, and despair.
Note: The play is performed in Spanish with English subtitles via Simultext® In-Seat Captioning System. At matinee performances, subtitles are provided only by request.
How high Is the Ceiling in My Glass Castle? (and Other Perceived Limitations) is a series curated by guest curator Stefanie Nelson. Her selection of works by six international dance artists speaks to the "soft bigotry of low expectations," exploring various microcosms of individual "glass castles" each of us inhabits. Christine Bonansea, BOB, Michelle DuVall, Jonathan Gonzalez, Cristina Planas Leitão, and Antonello Tudisco will each present an original dance dealing with the subjects of perceived limitations and how they are socially- or self-imposed.
After a friendly neighbor dies suddenly, the agoraphobic Audrey decides to venture out of her apartment for the first time in months — but only gets as far as the bus before a panic attack makes her turn back. Before she returns, her nervousness makes quite an impression on the brazen Willow, an adrenaline-seeking recovering drug addict whose sobriety has left her eager to feel anything. After running away from her recovery program, Willow comes crashing in on Audrey's safe space, hoping to find a place to stay.
The Infinite Wrench is a mechanism that unleashes a barrage of two-minute plays for a live audience. Each play offers something different, be it funny, profound, elegant, disgusting, topical, irrelevant, terrifying, or a song; all are truthful and tackle the here-and-now, inspired by the lived experiences of the performers. With new plays every week, The Infinite Wrench is the Neo-Futurists' ongoing and ever-changing attempt to shift the conventions of live performance and speak to audiences, including those unreached or unmoved by traditional theater.
Conceived by Alyssa May Gold and directed by Katie Young, this epic story of jealousy and betrayal is given a modern-day setting at an all-girls high school, where psychological warfare is unyielding. Six young women will play all roles in this coming-of-age story that follows a group of teenagers through their first tastes of power, the desire to seize it, and the life and death battle to keep it.
Five people wait in line for an unknown event, each trying to get to the front. Through their shoving and conniving, Line dramatizes the absurdity of everyday life.
The length of the show's run is a testament to its interminable relevance. Line has been running — or rather, standing and waiting — since 1967. Among those stuck in the original production was Richard Dreyfuss, then almost as unknown as the event his character awaited. Today the rotating cast continues to feature emerging young actors. Tradition also lives on in the play's director, Jay Michaels; he studied with Carol Ilson, who directed Line in 1974. The playwright is still Israel Horovitz.
Lou is the story of Lou Salome, one of the first female psychoanalysts and an accomplished poet, novelist, and early scholar of the psychology of female sexuality. Lou had deeply intimate relationships with Freud, Nietzsche, and Rilke, along with other great thinkers of the day. Her brilliance matched (if not surpassed) that of these great men, though her work is hardly known. Through Salome's search for identity and fight to claim her place in a world dominated by men, this question arises: How far have we truly come? An all-female cast comes together to reclaim her story, portraying the famous men in her life through her own mind and memory.
The acclaimed performance group Sister Sylvester returns to Dixon Place with the world premiere of Maps for a War Tourist. This refreshing and daring company creates text, sound, and imagery as they deal with truth and political art, combining documentary and mythology. Directed by Kathryn Hamilton, this piece is based on the true story of a young Turkish woman. In Maps for a War Tourist, Sister Sylvester tries to figure out how we got so lost or whether we've been using the wrong maps all along.
Sister Sylvester returns to Dixon Place with the world premiere of Maps for a War Tourist. This refreshing and daring company creates text, sound, and imagery as they deal with truth and political art, combining documentary and mythology. Directed by Kathryn Hamilton, the piece is based on a true story of a young Turkish woman and will play six performances. In this work Sister Sylvester tries to figure out how we got so lost, or whether we've been using the wrong maps all along.
Each week, the Magnet Theater's resident ensembles converge for a night of improv comedy. The night might include anything from monoscenes to Harolds (long-form improv acts that begin with a suggestion from the audience). Because Megawatt's format gets changed more frequently than a lightbulb, returning audience members can expect to be dazzled every time.
A bittersweet comedy, Morning's at Seven focuses on the long-standing sibling rivalries of four aging sisters. All of them have lived "next door" to each other for 50 years. We quickly learn that living so close to one another has taken its toll, and now the mostly quiet life these people share becomes unsettled when the play characters begin to question what to do with their remaining years.
It all adds up to an evening of humorously dysfunctional family life, with an emotional underpinning which anchors the play in reality. By the end, there is hope for a return to a calmer time when, as the poet Robert Browning wrote, "the year's at spring and day's at the morn. Morning's at seven... God's in his heaven... and all's right with the world."
The play was awarded the Tony for the best Broadway revival in 1980.
Inspired by Ancient Cordoba and workshopped in Iraq, London, and New York, this international play returns to New York to continue a cultural conversation about freedom, identity, and the possibility of peaceful coexistence. Playwright Jessica Litwak spins a beautiful duet between a Jewish American woman and an Iraqi Muslim man. Bound together by circumstance, these two people from such different walks of life confront their insecurities, fears, and desires.
Exploring these tensions through puppetry and poetry, the play invites the audience to question the role that art can play in creating community, and conversation, and most importantly, peace. Each performance will be followed by on opportunity for the audience to try their hand at poetry composition and a dynamic guided discussion on interfaith issues, featuring noted scholars, journalists, and cultural and civic leaders.
The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) nurtures the creation, production, and public presentation of stylistically, thematically, and culturally diverse new musicals to ensure the future vitality of musical theater. In 2013, NYMF received a Drama Desk Award for its efforts. This year's festival features everything from an adaptation of The Picture of Dorian Gray to a musical about Backbeard, the hairiest pirate ever. For a full list of 2017 NYMF shows, click the link below.
What would it be like to be a Beatle even briefly at the height of the band's popularity? John Anthony Gorman plays Billy Campbell, a musician brought in as Paul McCartney's double in this play written by Claude Solnik and directed by Donna Mejia. Olivia Boren, Ed Altman, Tyler Beau Humphries, Sophie Max, and Michael Metta bring the story to life. Alexander Santullo is technical director.
What happens when a young Muslim girl converts to radical Christianity? After leaving all religion behind, how will she navigate and find herself in a world where no bubbles or rules exist? Inner protests of food, sex, and her own peace of mind pave the road. Along the way, she meets many interesting characters in this musical comedy.
Every week the cast takes a suggestion from the audience and turns it into a fully crafted musical. Each character is made up on the spot, as are the song-and-dance numbers! Led by Magnet Theater musical director Frank Spitznagel, Premiere: The Improvised Musical features a cast whose professional credits include Comedy Central, HBO, and Second City.
The Nerve Tank returns to The Performance Project with Project Woyzeck, a three-part performance piece using streamed video and original music to interrogate concepts of authority, personhood, and programmed behavior. Inspired by the plays Woyzeck by Georg Buchner and Kaspar by Peter Handke, the show spotlights the human desire to succeed even under the most impossible and contradictory circumstances. It also creates mirrored entry points for audiences to engage with questions of emotional truth and mediation, as our "project person" (Woyzeck) tests his autonomy against the demands of the established social order.
Remembering Evangeline is a love story that moves across time: A Korean war veteran reaches back 30 years to find a lost love and a daughter he never knew. Original compositions, dance, and visual theater fuse in a bewitching landscape of dreams and desires, karaoke and kimchi. Remembering Evangeline is written and directed by Renee Philippi and performed by Carlo Adinolfi, Sook Kim, and Eun Sung Lee.
Repertorio Español is a theater company that presents a rotating repertory of plays in Spanish. Works by both canonical authors (Lope de Vega, Calderón, García Lorca) and living writers are produced. In presenting these works, the company endeavors to bring the best of Spanish, Latin American, and Hispanic-American theater to a diverse audience, including Hispanics of all backgrounds and non-Spanish speakers. Plays are performed in Spanish with simultaneous translation to English via wireless headsets.
Random Access Theatre explores two classic pieces with bold characters who fought against injustice in Resistance and Rebellion in Rep, featuring productions of Ernst Toller's Hoppla, We're Alive! and Sophocles' Antigone. Hoppla, We're Alive!, directed by artistic director Jennifer Sandella, tells the story of a group of revolutionaries who, eight years after they were pardoned from death row, have found various ways to adapt to the unchanged world they once rebelled against. Politics, friendship, and conscience collide in this German play that shook up the theater world when it premiered in the 1920s. Then, revisit Antigone, the beloved story of Oedipus' courageous daughter. This modern retelling, adapted and directed by Victoria Teague, examines how a Greek tragedy fits into contemporary society, and whether you would actually be surprised to hear such a story on the nightly news today.
Saturday at 6pm: the perfect time to get your jaded mind blown by four improv ensembles. Will the neighborhood kids be driven wild by their new forms and structures? Yes. Will you?
The Rundown features different groups at each performance that unite veteran performers with up-and-comers ready to bring it.
Seeing You is an immersive experience underneath New York City's High Line park. At once narcotic and eye-opening, the show is the result of a bold collaboration between Randy Weiner, Ryan Heffington, and Cantora (Will Griggs and Nick Panama), featuring environmental storytelling by David Gallo and costume design by Desi Santiago.
This show is part of an afternoon and evening of shows. The actors use scrolls for each scene, which have each actor's cues and lines, giving actors and the audience an improvisational experience throughout the scenes.
Scenes from Shakespeare comedies (mostly) include:
- Act 1, Scene 2 from A Midsummer Night's Dream
- Act 2, Scene 2 from The Merry Wives of Windsor
- Act 4, Scene 3 from The Winter's Tale
- Act 4, Scene 3 from The Comedy of Errors
The show is a dark, modern twist on the myth of the Ancient Greek sirens who lured sailors to their deaths with their songs. Here the turbulent sea is the music industry, and the siren is Skylar Cole, a seductive indie-rock singer in New York City who performs at the Siren's Den, a popular music venue.
Skylar's biggest fan is Remy Morgan, a young, aspiring singer who finds that her songwriting is fueled by her time spent with Skylar. Although Remy and Skylar form an immediate bond, their attempts at connection are thwarted by Skylar's hungry fans known as Vultures, her possessive personal assistant, her suspicious boyfriend, and her own sordid past. Soon Remy finds herself drawn into a world of drugs, lust, and empty promises, where some idols don't deserve pedestals and some dreams come with dire consequences. Will Remy find success, or will she fall prey to Skylar's siren song forever?
Earth has gone to the dogs, literally. After "the incident," humans have gone underground and into space, leaving dogs to run the planet. But the Space Pirates have decided that they need to pave over Earth to put up a parking lot for their new nightclub on the moon. The Puppies have to join forces with their archenemies the Ninja Kittens and, along with the assistance of the Great Oracle, must seek the power of the greatest weapon they've never heard of. Epic adventures and battles ensue, and along the way, we learn a deep, dark secret...or three. Will the Puppies turn tail and run? Will the Ninja Kittens — ooh, string. Can the Earth be saved from certain construction? Will it all end in discord or harmony?
The Space Pirate Puppy Musical! is written and directed by Heather Bagnall and Luke Tudball with original music by award-winning composer and lyricist Steve Schalchlin.
Stand Up NY is one of New York City's premiere venues for standup comics. It features some of the best comedians performing in NYC, nationally, and on TV. Surprise drop-ins have included Jerry Seinfeld, Steven Wright, and Robin Williams.
While many children's theater troupes tell stories to kids, The Story Pirates believe that every kid has a story to tell. Made up of professional actors, improv comedians, and teaching artists, this troupe uses stories written by elementary school students as source material for over-the-top, sidesplitting musical plays. With songs, props, music videos, and puppets, the Story Pirates bring to life onstage what children have put down on paper (and computer).
At a typical show, there is no typical. Topics range from kung fu ninja babies fighting crime to the eternal love between the devil and a guy she meets at Starbucks. It's a world where cats can fly and Tickle Monsters have been known to take over the world. If the show sells out, the audience is treated to ice cream and cookies at the end!
Sundays@Six is a free reading series focused on works-in-progress. The WorkShop Theater presents sit-down readings of new and revisited scripts by company playwrights and of projects initiated by company artists. Most of the readings are followed by a moderated dramaturgical discussion.
Join the rising stars of the Martina Arroyo Foundation's Prelude to Performance program for a double bill of Giacomo Puccini's poignant Suor Angelica and rollicking Gianni Schicchi. These productions are presented with traditional staging and costumes — and an orchestra!
Through music, song, and dance, this production celebrates the 100th anniversary of tango's most popular song. Participating in the show are Latin Grammy Award winner Raul Jaurena, an ensemble, and award-winning dancers.
Nick Kanellis and Peter McNerney (Statues of Liberty) team up with Magnet Theater veteran Leslie Korein to form a brand-new improv trio with one purpose: rockin' a seamless, high-energy, character-driven, free-form improv set every week.
Water is a collaboratively created piece of participatory theater that explores human relationships to the environment in the face of profound ecological threat. It reunites playwright Callaghan, director Topol, New Georges, and 3LD Art & Technology Center 11 years after the extended run of New Georges' acclaimed production of Callaghan and Topol's Dead City, the first show at 3LD.
Discover the secrets of your favorite neighborhood or museum on a Watson Adventures Scavenger Hunt. You won't be collecting objects (put back that statue!) but searching for answers to tricky and humorous questions. You can decipher a message in the sky in Central Park, find out what to do with a "fun goon" in Chinatown, track ghosts in Greenwich Village, solve a murder mystery at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and much more. No knowledge of any hunt location is required — you just need a sharp mind and a good pair of shoes.
What About Gayle? is a fan-fictional retelling of the origins of America's favorite best friends, Oprah Winfrey and Gayle King. This workplace comedy is set in a Chicago broadcast news station during the 1980s. In an effort to save the station from low ratings, Oprah and Gayle join forces to find the hottest news story that will grab the public's attention.
The kiss of a stranger awakens the desire and creativity of a middle-aged wife, mother, teacher, and writer; launching her on a journey exploring a life outside conventional marriage, motherhood, and sexual appetite. Her identity fragments as she embarks on a sexual odyssey filled with risk, questioning, and confused boundaries. In wandering, how can she put down roots, find a voice, and craft a new story of herself and those with whom she shares kinship?
Act 2 is you! Liz Stanton will be joined by different special guests at each performance of The Woman Who Was Me to have a conversation with the audience about the many choices women make throughout life, consciously and unconsciously. A host will lead the dialogue among the special guest, Liz, and audience members. The conversation will be based on themes within the play, including creativity, self-love, motherhood, identity, marriage, and sex/desire/fulfillment.