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Decolonizing My Vagina – New Ohio Theatre, New York

Writer: Cristina Pitter Director: Jordana De La Cruz Reviewer: Carrie Lee O’Dell Part of the New Ohio Theatre’s ICE Factory Festival, Fridays On ICE is a late night salon series featuring work “more typically... perform[ed] in nightclubs, bars, and private apartments” than in more traditional theatrical venues. Each night of the series features a different artist. The August 4 salon, ...

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Lucky – Dixon Place, New York

(Lucky) (Dixon Place) (NYC) (c)Nina Wurtzel Photography

Music: David Evans Choreographer: Tyler Holoboski Directors: Henry Evans & Tommy McCarthy Reviewer: Adrienne Sowers Dixon Place is the current home of Lucky, Atlas Circus Company’s newest narrative circus created by Henry Evans and Tommy McCarthy. Lucky is a wondrous, fantastical, tidal wave of joy that packs an incredibly powerful punch into a compact run time of just under one ...

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The Unwritten Law – Dixon Place, New York

(The Unwritten Law)(Dixon Place)(NYC)

Music: A.J. Khaw & Varuni Tiruchelvam Writer: Chesney Snow Choreographer: Rebecca Arends Director: Rebecca Arends Reviewer: Robert Price Chesney Snow is best known for his beatboxing talents, recently utilized in the Broadway a capella musical, In Transit. He executes complex rhythms while mimicking drums and record scratches perfectly. This gift is only a small part of Chesney Snow as a performer. ...

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The Anthropologists Save the World – New Ohio Theatre, New York

Writers: Melissa Moschitto & the Ensemble Director: Melissa Moschitto Reviewer: Carrie Lee O’Dell As the audience files in for The Anthropologists Save the World at the New Ohio Theatre’s ICE Factory Festival, they are stopped by earnest souls with clipboards asking, Do you have a minute to answer some questions about the environment? Caught off-guard and without earbuds, most people agree ...

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Dead Darlings: SHAME! Edition – Judson Church – New York

Writers: Ashley Nicole Black, Adam Feldman, Kenny Mellman Director/Curator: Amanda Duarte Reviewer: Maridee Slater "NYC, shame on you! If you all had just stayed in the shitty towns you came from and voted?! SHAME." Thus begins Amanda Duarte's intro to this month's edition of Dead Darlings, a monthly salon created four years ago to showcase the projects that artists of all varieties ...

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Bullet Catchers – Judson Memorial Church, New York

(Bullet Catchers) (Judson Memorial Church) (NYC)

Writers: Sandra W. Lee, Rebecca Hirota, Emma C. Walton, Jessica L. Vera, Jay Myers, Adrienne Brammer, Damion J. Williams, Victoria Nassif, Maggie Moore, & Julia Sears Director: Julia Sears Reviewer: Robert Price Six women and two men stand in uniform, singing in harmony that echoes off the walls of the cavernous church. Behind them Até, the daughter of war, sings ...

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Pity in History – Atlantic Stage 2, New York

Writer: Howard Barker Director: Richard Romagnoli Reviewer: Robert Price An empty church is a barracks in wartime. The cook has been shot but he’s taking far too long to die, such that his singing and cursing are affecting the morale of the infantry. The chaplain encourages the soldiers to destroy the catholic idolatry in Jesus’ name, but reprimands their desire ...

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