Theater

Culture

What It's Like Adapting Haruki Murakami's Surreal Fiction

An experimental performance visualises the Japanese novelist's magical world IRL.
Adam Beal
11.23.17
archives

The Brooklyn Academy of Music Just Put 70,000 Art Objects Online

The extensive online archive spans 150 years of performance history.
Nathaniel Ainley
7.18.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This '1984' Play Is So Intense it's Making People Puke and Faint

Good news for theatergoers who like plays but wish they barfed more!
River Donaghey
6.26.17
50 states of art

The Performance Artist Fusing Mayan Rituals, Hip-Hop, and Punk | #50StatesofArt

How Irvin Morazan went from a Ricky Martin impersonator living in El Salvador to an outspoken, multimedia performance artist based in Virginia.
DJ Pangburn
4.1.17
Theater

Move Over Hamilton, Rasputin Has a Musical (And it Takes Place Inside a Church)

An off-Broadway show imagines the Russian mystic as a guitar-toting, sexually-liberated vagabond.
Kara Weisenstein
2.26.17
Art

Fleeing Civil War, A Somali Performance Artist Finds Refuge in Minnesota | #50StatesofArt

Ifrah Mansour shares her experience as a Somali-born performance artist living in Minneapolis.
Ifrah Mansour
1.25.17
video

The Art of Drag Performance| TCP Meets Miz Cracker

Miz Cracker makes the subversion of gender and sexuality a truly entertaining and engaging endeavor.
The Creators Project
1.12.17
Art

At MoMA, Revolutionary Russian Art Provides a Roadmap for Artistic Dissent

MoMA is tracing the history of artistic movements in Russia from 1912 to 1930.
DJ Pangburn
12.12.16
Film

How Stephen Sondheim's Biggest Flop Became a Cult Classic

'Merrily We Roll Along' closed after only 16 performances, but today is known as the 'Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened.'
Kara Weisenstein
11.27.16
hamilton

Broadway's Most Urgent Play Was Made in a Day

Theater meets the 24-hour news cycle at the 'The 24 Hour Plays' on Broadway.
Giaco Furino
11.24.16
Art

Body Painting and Performance Art Collide in 'SCAR CYMBALS'

Donna Huanca slathers naked bodies with paint, latex, and cosmetics to confront our reactions to flesh.
DJ Pangburn
11.21.16
Art

Meet the Arts Collective Pioneering Hyper-Local, High-Tech Activism

Complex Movements channels quantum physics and philosophy into performance art.
Kara Weisenstein
11.9.16
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