Current Season

Jan 31, Feb 1 & 2

Cinthia Chen / Anna May Wong, The Actress Who Died a Thousand Deaths

Returning to the US after a discouraging tour in China, Anna May Wong drinks herself into a stupor, and dreams transport her back to her time on set, grappling with constrictions placed upon her because of her race and sex. "The Actress Who Died a Thousand Deaths" utilizes ‘live cinema theater’ to recreate and reimagine moments from Wong’s films and life; to subvert type-casted, Orientalist tropes and offer a ‘re-framing’ on stage.

Current Season

Jan 31, Feb 1 & 2

Marcelle Davies-Lashley / Liberian Girl in Brooklyn

"Liberian Girl in Brooklyn" is a little bit of Marcelle’s life and family history. Through dance music and drama it will explores the experiences of her grandmother who was a Christian missionary in Liberia, West Africa and in turn her mother and her siblings who were born on that mission.

Current Season

February 4, 5, 6

Edisa Weeks / THREE RITES: Liberty

Connected like a puppet to objects that have informed the Black experience in America, multi-media artist Edisa Weeks alternates between black face, white face, storytelling and visceral dance to dig into the foundations of Liberty in America.

Current Season

February 4, 5, 6

Cristina Pitter / decolonizing my vagina

"decolonizing my vagina" - is a ritual performance piece that explores the relationship to self love and self worth as seen through the experiences of a queer fat woman of color who has dated primarily white men. Weaving together music, poetry, and storytelling, these complex intersections of intimacies are brought to life.

Current Season

March 27, 2019

Faust 2.0

Faust 2.0 re-imagines Part II of Goethe’s 19th-century masterwork by exploring contemporary themes of globalization, economics, the environment, and gender politics.

Archived

September 4-9, 2018

THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS

Zora Neale Hurston made the connection between Greek tragedy and the sanctified church many years ago. The Gospel at Colonus is a proof of her hypothesis.

Archived

October 25 - 28, 2018

Animal Magnetism - 2018 Tour

"Animal Magnetism is a love story between a chimpanzee and a rhinoceros. It’s a musical, it’s a comedy, it’s impossible. "

Current Season

Spring 2019

The Vicksburg Project

A staged song cycle of twelve interlocked songs that trace women’s experiences in Vicksburg Mississippi during four different eras: the Civil War 1860s, the Jim Crow/Great Migration 1910s, the Civil Rights 1960s, and the current decade.