Saving Their TalesBy Valerie Work
Marine biologists are the new rock stars, proclaim Jessica Brater and Katya Schapiro, Artistic Director and Artistic Associate of Brooklyn-based theater company Polybe & Seats. Both are clearly excited about their companys newest project, which will encompass ocean conservation and mermaids.
Having Their Cake, and Meaning It TooBy Jacob Gallagher-Ross
Once upon a time, downtown theater took itself very seriously.
BRING A WEASEL AND A PINT OF YOUR OWN BLOODBy Trish Harnetiaux
I must confess that I find it rather difficult to define the word adaptation. It seems conceptually overwhelminglike technology or Africa.
So Many PlayersBy Miriam Felton-Dansky
Philadelphia, January, 1767. A group of white actors prepared for a production of Voltaires Orphan of China by applying yellow face paint and donning (inaccurately) Middle Eastern costumes.