Tiny Theater at the Brick!

The Brick
575 Metropolitan Ave, New York, NY 11211
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Tiny Theater = theater/dance/dance-theater/puppet-theater/object-theater/installation that takes place in 6' x 6' x 6' or smaller and in under 10 mins. This event is co-presented with The Ontological ~6x3=Safety Written by Justin Maxwell Directed by Sarah Nerboso Performed by Giselle D'Souza Ever have a general sense of foreboding? Ever overreact to your general sense of foreboding? Ever seriously completely overreact to an overwhelming sense of foreboding? In 6x=SAFETY, five women respond to a ridiculously foreboding world with ridiculous actions, all while exploring the nature of the geometric solid. Alice at the Edge of the Universe 'Going Out Altogether, Like a Candle' Created by Autumn Widdoes Performed by Larkin Clark and Tae Hoon Yoo Scenic Consulting by David Behringer Stage Managing by Rebekah Steinfeld A. (Alice) finds herself on the verge of a claustrophobic, monotonous life until one day she falls down a wormhole and ends up at the edge of the universe. There she meets up with R. (Rabbit) a celestial pirate, and sometime mailroom clerk, who is in the middle of a tug-of-war with a black hole. Madness (Synthropy-Entropy, the choreopoetics of space, collapsing universes and collapsing economies) and tea parties ensue. Beckett, Math, and a Bath Created by Christopher Loar Directed by Rafael Gallegos Performed by Christopher Loar & Martina Potratz What if the later and lesser known works / life of Samuel Beckett, a branch of pure mathematics known as Combinatorics and the history of bathing all had a crazy party in your bathroom? Beckett, Math and a Bath uses text, movement, technology and two humans to combine, synthesize, align and hypnotize these three ingredients into a performance like no other! Drawing specifically from Beckett's Quad, CONLAB warps the bathroom into a laboratory where two people try to connect and relate through bubble bath, equations and coursed movement. Command Post of the Future Created by Jessica Segall Puppets by Anitra Haendel and Jessica Segall Music by Ted Strauss Geek Chorus: buncha geeks What has seven heads, ten horns, and sounds like running water? What does it have to do with social security and John McCain? Answers to this question and other such queries about doomsday theology and it's relationship to current politics will be answered by hand puppets. Niobe Adapted and directed by Eddie Kim Apollo, sun god or sniper? Insult his family, and you'd better be prepared to face the consequences. A re-telling of the story of Niobe from Ted Hughes' Tales from Ovid in which the deaths of Niobe's fourteen children will be staged using Halo3 over Xbox live. Present Tense Written by Charles Borkhuis, Directed by Gabriel Shanks (co-director of a 2007 Obie-winning play) Performed by Frank Blocker and Ben Trawick-Smith Stage Manager: Jeni Shanks; Scenic Design: Allen Cutler; Sound Design: Robbie Heacock Two characters find themselves slipping in and out of parallel lives through "wormholes" in the space-time of the play. One believes he has dozed off with a book in his lap and the play is a curiously lucid dream, while the other is convinced that their live performances are desperately real. For both, the play's complications and reversals become increasingly fascinating and frightening.

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