Tuesday, September 05, 2006

Coming Soon: OFF Stage: the West Village Fragments

Peculiar Works Project presents OFF Stage: the West Village Fragments, a site-specific multi-venue performance that travels along historic West Village streets, along the way, performing short scenes from over a dozen landmark Off-Off Broadway plays will reawaken the actual sites where they premiered. There will also be original performances between stops. Stops will include Caffe Cino, Provincetown Playhouse, Washington Square Methodist Church, Judson Memorial Church, Circle-in-the-Square (Downtown) , Cherry Lane Theatre, Sheridan Square Playhouse and plays and playwrights include Kenneth Brown (The Brig); Diane di Prima (Monuments); Rosalyn Drexler, with music by Al Carmines (Home Movies); Maria Irene Fornes (The Successful Life of 3); Paul Foster (The Recluse); Robert Heide (The Bed; West of the Moon); William M. Hoffman (Goodnight, I Love You); Claris Nelson (The Rue Garden); Richard Schechner and The Performance Group (Dionysus 69); Gertrude Stein, with music by Al Carmines (In Circles); Doric Wilson (And He Made A Her); and Lanford Wilson (The Madness of Lady Bright). 14 directors will include: Tim Cusack, Julie Hamberg, Jeff Janisheski, Anna McHugh, Christopher Mirto, Renee Philippi, Gabriel Shanks, and David Vining.

For Info: www.peculiarworks.org

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