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Parthenogenesis at FringeNYC

Parthenogenesis, the play I wrote, will open at FringeNYC on August 15th!< [more inside]
posted by xingcat on Jul 27, 2015 - 4 comments

Staged reading of play by Max Sparber: Kishinev

The epic story of an anti-Semitic riot in 1903 told in the form of a Jewish folk tale. A young female mystic and her community of Hasids experience the event through the lens of Yiddish legends and the daily details of Jewish life in turn-of-the-century Eastern Europe. [more inside]
posted by maxsparber on Dec 3, 2014 - 4 comments

Yoni Ki Baat

Yoni Ki Baat is a South Asian take on the Vagina Monologues that has been part of the Bay Area for nearly 10 years. The pieces, written by South Asians around the world, deal with various themes of gender, sexuality, and race - from sexual repression, to health and beauty concerns, to love and marriage. I am performing in this so I'd love to see you there! [more inside]
posted by divabat on Feb 13, 2013 - 0 comments

Oscar Wilde: From Barbarism to Decadence

The premiere of a play I wrote about Oscar Wilde, as part of a long series of events concerning Wilde. I will be speaking about the process of creating the play on Tuesday ay 9pm. [more inside]
posted by Bunny Ultramod on Jun 30, 2012 - 0 comments

"A Midsummer Night's Dream" with six actors playing all the parts -- roles randomized at each performance

This production of Shakespeare's comedy features mefite Evangeline and is directed by another mefite, grumblebee. Every actor has memorized multiple roles. At each performance, the audience chooses which actor plays which part. Tickets are normally $18. We're making $15 tickets available to metafilter members. Use the code word MEFI when reserving seats. Details inside. [more inside]
posted by grumblebee on Apr 29, 2011 - 4 comments

And the priest took us into the sacristy and the job, of all things, was to dig a grave in the yard..."

It's almost Halloween! If you're in the NYC area, I'd like to invite you to "The Weir," a play of spooky tales from Ireland. Just $15 fro MeFite's (see "more inside" for details). "Conor McPherson's The Weir is easily one of the most celebrated new plays of the past 20 years ... Folding Chair Classical Theatre's remounting of this lovely and elegiac play is an excellent opportunity to catch a faithful rendition of this sometimes chilling, sometimes sentimental piece that appears to be entrenching itself into the modern Western Canon ... I was glad to see the script as well served as it was." -- nytheatre.com [more inside]
posted by grumblebee on Oct 25, 2010 - 2 comments

Spooky, ghost-story play, "The Weir," runs for just three more weeks!

"a wonderful night of theater....find your way there. A solid cast, and excellent chemistry ..." -- audience-member comment on TheatreMania.com. "The Weir" is directed by grumblebee and features Evangeline in its cast. Tickets are normally $18, but we're making them available to MeFites for $15. When you order, just use the code MEFI to get the discount. Order $15 tickets for THE WEIR by using discount code "MEFI" for all performances at http://www.smarttix.com/show.aspx?showcode=WEI0 or call SmartTix at 212-868-4444. "You shed all sense of time at this beautiful and devious new play" - New York Times [more inside]
posted by grumblebee on Oct 17, 2010 - 10 comments

"The Weir" by Conor McPherson

Hi. I'd like to invite all New-york-based Mefites to see my play, "The Weir," by Conor McPherson. Oct 14th through Nov 6th. I directed it and Mefite Evangeline is acting in it. It's a great Halloween play, full of spooky stories. And it won the Olivier Award in 1999. Tickets are usually $18, but a lot of you helped me on AskMetafilter, so I'm making tickets available to Metafilter members for $15. [more inside]
posted by grumblebee on Oct 7, 2010 - 0 comments

Noel Coward play + possible socializing before or after

A pal of mine is in the Silver Spring Stage production of Noel Coward's Private Lives and nearly guarantees a good time to any attendee. Cutting British wit, that sort of thing. It's at 8. Wanna grab beverages/food before &/or after? Update: My pal says, "For pregaming, there's a Mexican place also across the street that is ideal - Fajita Coast." So I hereby propose that we meet there at 7pm. I shall be there with a book in any case. [more inside]
posted by brainwane on Oct 2, 2010 - 3 comments

Sleaze Book Club

The second production of a self-assembling play by Bunny Sparber. A book club gathers to discuss a selection of vintage pornographic novels. Each performer provides a summary and a reading from their book. New books are assigned to random audience members. [more inside]
posted by Astro Zombie on Aug 16, 2010 - 0 comments

Sleaze Book Club

The premiere of my play Sleaze Book Club -- a self-assembling play in which the cast reads pulpy adult literature from the mid-20th century, reads their favorite passages aloud, and then gives a book report. And that's it. That's the entire play. [more inside]
posted by Astro Zombie on Aug 6, 2010 - 0 comments

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