Genres Theater

The Orpheus Variations

The Deconstructive Theatre Project

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

The Orpheus Variations is a fractured multimedia exploration of the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice in the Underworld. Read More

The Essential Straight & Narrow (2014)

The Mad Ones

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

A lo-fi ode to the Kodachrome 1970s, rock and roll antics, and the mystical American Southwest: The Essential Straight & Narrow recalls a roadside layover in Pinos Altos, New Mexico, where passing the time becomes reliving the past. Read More

BAUBO

The Neo-Political Cowgirls

Year Grant Awarded: 2018

BAUBO, an outdoor, under-the-stars dance theater story reimagined the myth of Persephone & Demeter, adding in the oft-forgotten goddess of female laughter and raunch, Baubo. Set across the gorgeous hills of Montauk County Park, BAUBO plays high in the sky on a 20-foot aerial rig. Read More

Orville and Wilbur Did It! by David Zellnik (2014)

The New Colony

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

The world premiere of ORVILLE AND WILBUR DID IT! by David Zellnik (Yank!) follows the lives, loves, sadnesses, hopes, fears and egos of five actors and a stage manager in a van doing a non-Equity, 58-city tour across America. June 13- July 20, 201 Read More

Orville and Wilbur Did It! (2014)

The New Colony

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Orville and Wilbur Did It! follows the lives, loves, sadnesses, ecstasies, hopes, fears and egos of five actors and a stage manager in a van doing a non-Equity, 58-city tour across America – as they perform a children’s musical about the Wright Broth Read More

Rechnitz by Elfriede Jelinek, Directed by Ildiko Nemeth

The New Stage Theatre Company

Year Grant Awarded: 2018

Nobel Prize-winning Austrian playwright Elfriede Jelinek's cerebral work examines the silence around an actual event of mind-boggling evil. Read More

Tenderness

The Performance Project

Year Grant Awarded: 2018

First Generation Ensemble toured Tenderness, a multi-lingual, physical theater piece that underscores the connections between racism, the school-to-prison pipeline, mass incarceration, hyper-masculinity, violence and the power of human connection. Read More

The Rights of Spring: The Persistence of Winter (2014)

The Puppeteers Cooperative

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

A giant puppet pageant with adults and youth groups; played out-of-doors, and beginning with a parade. Read More

The Rights of Spring

The Puppeteers Cooperative

Year Grant Awarded: 2011

The Rights of Spring is a giant puppet pageant, with the same name but a different plot each year. It features an issue-driven plot, and participation by puppeteers, youth and school groups, and the audience. Read More

1931- by Claire and Paul Sifton

The ReGroup Theatre Company

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

The ReGroup presented this 80+ year old play about mass unemployment to tremendous response in Oct 2012. Originally presented by the Group Theatre, the play resonated now more than it did when opens during the Great Depression. Read More

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