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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

“While You Are Out”

Sova Theater

Year Grant Awarded: 2018

"While You Were Out" features Justin Perlman & Adelka Polak's original hand, rod & shadow puppets created from natural plant materials, textiles and handmade papers. These larger than life figures construct Shakespeare's fairy kingdom in this live theatrical experience of "Midsummer Night's Dream." Read More

Play By Play

Brooklyn Preserve

Year Grant Awarded: 2018

Play By Play is a monthly reading of new plays; a workshop for playwrights allowing the entire play to be read aloud and discussed. It meets in a historic church in Oakland, CA around a long heavy wooden table where conversation gets Real. Read More

Detained

UP Theater Company, Inc.

Year Grant Awarded: 2018

In a refugee detention center deep in the heart of Texas, two teens from different lands form a bond to help each other fight off dangers from within its walls - and without. Read More

How I Learned to Drive

Starwberry Theatre Workshop

Year Grant Awarded: 2018

"How I Learned to Drive" is a forgiving story of an unforgivable relationship. Strawberry Theatre Workshop staged Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize winner June 7-July 7 at 12th Ave Arts in Seattle. 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

The Stranger Disease

Goat in the Road Productions

Year Grant Awarded: 2018

The Stranger Disease is a unique immersive theatrical experience that follows seven characters who live in, or orbit around an 1878 New Orleans boarding house as rumors of a yellow fever epidemic begins to spread. The show examines race, class, and gender lines during the Reconstruction-era. Read More

Se├▒or Plummer’s Final Fiesta

Rogue Artists Ensemble

Year Grant Awarded: 2018

A site-specific, interactive theater experience illuminating the story of Eugene Plummer, the namesake of Plummer Park in West Hollywood, California. Read More

The Appointment

Alice Yorke

Year Grant Awarded: 2018

A dark satire with original music, THE APPOINTMENT examines the misogyny, hypocrisy, and absurdity of the contemporary abortion debate in America. The work unpacks the economic, societal, and political systems that disempower groups of people from making informed reproductive decisions. Read More

Recitations in Movement

Lamprea, Stephanie

Year Grant Awarded: 2018

Recitations in Movement is an interdisciplinary performance of George Aperghis' 14 Recitations. This show seeks to express the sufferings of domestic abuse victims through the interaction of movement and voice. Proceeds are donated to Rosie's Place, a battered women's shelter in Boston, MA. Read More

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