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THIS BRIDGE CALLED MY ASS

THIS BRIDGE CALLED MY ASS—a new performance piece by Miguel Gutierrez—will be at the Chocolate Factory Theater through the end of the week. Inspired by This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color, Gutierrez’s performers—Alvaro Gonzalez, John Gutierrez, Miguel Gutierrez, Xandra Ibarra, Nibia Pastrana Santiago, and Evelyn Sanchez Narvaez—“map an elusive choreography of obsessive and perverse action […]

CHRISTOPHE HONORÉ — LES IDOLES

LES IDOLES—Christopher Honoré’s new evening-length theater piece dedicated to his cultural heroes lost in the AIDS epidemic—celebrates the lives and work of Hervé Guibert, Bernard-Marie Koltès, Serge Daney, Cyril Collard, Jean-Luc Lagarce, and Jacques Demy. The cast includes Youssouf Abi-Ayad (Koltès), Harrison Arévalo (Collard), Jean-Charles Clichet (Daney), Marina Foïs (Guibert), Julien Honoré (Lagarce), and Marlène […]

DIMITRIS PAPAIOANNOU — THE GREAT TAMER

Dimitris Papaioannou started out as a painter and comics artist, but now he does it all—director, choreographer, performer, costumer, and set and lighting designer. Last year he premiered Since She at Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, the first choreographer invited to do so since Bausch’s death. THE GREAT TAMER—his mysterious evening-length performance work in its U.S. premiere […]

RALPH LEMON AT ART CENTER

“For Ralph Lemon, evasion and erasure are counterintuitive; they mark history’s traces and court the past’s return. History—with its discrete epochs, nameable masses, and willful actors—is neither salve nor refuge for those who lie beyond its rules.” — Thomas J. Lax, “For Starters” Artforum editor-in-chief David Velasco will present the choreographer, dancer, writer, and visual […]

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 […]