Brick-a-Brac

RUNNING TIME
Closed
2hr.
Opened Jun 4, 2006
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Brick-a-Brac is The Brick's monthly short-works showcase. This month: Die Hard - The Puppet Musical Exploding Puppet Productions Created by John Ardolino and James Walton Composed and Designed by James Walton Choreography by Gretchen Van Lent Somewhere between homage and parody lies the best singing-sock-puppet-themed adaptation of a late 1980's action movie you're likely to see this summer. Wielding an array of puppets as diverse as the gripping musical numbers they sing, we bring you the epic tale of New York cop John McClane as he blows stuff up, befriends a local cop with a weakness for snack cakes and kicks some serious terrorist ass to save the puppet he loves. Rosea on the Flesh by Nerik Elliott and Alie Vidich A seductive dance piece that features live, on stage body painting, subjecting the audience to a tantalizing display of tawdriness and indecency. Freak Out Under the Apple Tree (excerpts) Written by Tom X. Chao Performed by Kim Katzberg with Tom X. Chao In honor of the Sellout Festival, long-time Brick regular Tom X. Chao presents Kim Katzberg performing "Freak Out Under the Apple Tree." Katzberg, who originated the performance as a scene in Chao's Cats Can See The Devil, will flatten and level your sensibilities in a way that other avant-garde artists can only hope to achieve. One performance only. "Seeing Kim Katzberg perform the 'Freak Out Under the Apple Tree' changed my life."--Kevin Draine, The Bitter Poet. (NOTE: This is not the full-length show presented last summer in the Moral Values Festival.)

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