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NIGHT WITH GUESTS at FringeNYC

Posted in Performances with tags , , , , , , on May 23, 2015 by wwb

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PETER WEISS

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A Children’s Nightmare

in gleeful, physical verse.

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Intruders stalk the darkness

round a family’s lonesome hut.

Two young children

try to save their parents

from a nasty killer’s knife.

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Medieval German Fairground Kabuki

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“The steel is hard, the flesh is soft!“ 

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Bloodstone Theatrical

presents

NIGHT WITH GUESTS

by Peter Weiss

at the

New York International Fringe Festival

performed by

Mary C. Davis*      Mel House*

Ethan Angelica*      David Logan Rankin*

Evan Zes*      Jack Herholdt*

with

Juan Herrera on Percussion

*Members of Actors Equity Association of America
An Equity Approved Showcase

Stage Management by Maxwell Waters

Translation by Laurence Dobie

Designs by Suzanne Savoy

Directed by Bill Burford

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Night with Guests represents the turning point

for one of the great artists of our time:

painter, filmmaker, and writer Peter Weiss.

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This largely unknown one-act “study”, written

in January of 1963, moved him from the

introspection of his early plays 

– surreal, psychological, detached –

into the rough-hewn, explosively theatrical

engagement of street performance.

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Night with Guests opened the gates for Weiss

to become the guy who one year later would

challenge the whole world with Marat/Sade.

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While drawing on the delights of Kabuki,

Punch & Judy, and fairground performances, 

Weiss also called this little play a morität, 

a tale of dread and murder, 

like those sung by street performers in

central Europe since the 15th Century.

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Produced with the gracious support of

NYC’s Materials for the Arts, the TDF Costume Collection

the John Drew Theater of Guild Hall, East Hampton – Josh Gladstone, Artistic Director

and through the donations of interested individuals like you.

Night with Guests is a Sponsored Project of Fractured Atlas.

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STOKE YOUR CRAFT

Posted in Workshops with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 5, 2014 by wwb
 
Rangda from Barong dance
SUNDAY 
DECEMBER 7
NOON-3PM
CAP21 Studios
Room 608
18 West 18th Street
Between 5th and 6th Avenues

Final Coaching Session for 2014

Next Series Starts

Sunday – January 11