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ROSA LOY, NEO RAUCH, AND YUVAL SHARON IN CONVERSATION

The recent Bayreuth take on Richard Wagner’s Lohengrin—described as both “feminist” (New York Times) and containing “no modern escapades” (Neo Rauch)—was the joint creation of artists Rosa Loy and Rauch, and director extraordinaire Yuval Sharon, all of whom will be at the Broad this week for a conversation about their work. THE UNPRIVATE COLLECTION NEO RAUCH, […]

JOHN CAGE — EUROPERAS 1 & 2

As part of the FLUXUS FESTIVAL, avant-garde director and Industry founder Yuval Sharon will stage John Cage’s EUROPERAS 1 & 2. Singers for this special engagement include Babatunde Akinboboye, Maria Elena Altany, Justine Aronson, Sarah Beaty, Cedric Berry, David Castillo, Ashley Faatoalia, Suzanna Guzman, James Hayden, Sara Hershkowitz, Laurel Irene, Jon Keenan, Joanna Lyn-Jacobs, John Matthew Myers, […]

BILL T. JONES — ANALOGY TRILOGY

“Arnie Zane [and I] built this company out of the same troubled milieu that we’re all living through right now—racism, sexism—and we have been able to make an organization that expressed my belief that art could save us.” — Bill T. Jones As an innovator of post-modern dance since the 1970s and survivor of the […]

QUEER NEW YORK AND URBAN PERFORMANCE SYMPOSIUM

Held in conjunction with the exhibition Rubbish and Dreams: The Genderqueer Performance Art of Stephen Varble at the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, the one-day symposium QUEER NEW YORK AND URBAN PERFORMANCE IN THE 1970s AND 1980s will explore queer performance and its relation to New York City’s public spaces in the 1970s and 1980s. Topics […]

MEASURE FOR MEASURE

Cheek by Jowl—who electrified the Freud Playhouse stage at UCLA several years back with their production of ’Tis Pity She’s a Whore—collaborates with Moscow’s Pushkin Theatre for the Next Wave Festival presentation of MEASURE FOR MEASURE, directed by Declan Donnellan. “A new leader in Vienna polices his people’s every impulse. Social control is exercised through shame […]

I’M VERY INTO YOU, STAGED

I’M VERY INTO YOU—the mid-nineties email correspondence between Kathy Acker and McKenzie Wark, published in 2015 by Semiotext(e)—has been adapted and directed for the stage by Sara Lyons, and will be performed as part of Los Angeles Performance Practice’s LAX Festival. Lyons gathers a local cast of feminist, queer and non-binary underground artists—including Gina Young, […]

THANKS FOR NOTHING ON PONT ALEXANDRE III

High performance art and civic engagement come together this weekend on the Pont Alexandre III as Thanks for Nothing presents its Nuit Blanche 2018 offering LE PONT DES ÉCHANGES. The NGOs L’Atelier des artistes en exil, Fondation Abbé Pierre, Libraries without Borders, Cultures du cœur, and the Music Fund will join… … Wael Alkak, Uriel Barthélémi, Alex Cecchetti, Valérie […]