Young Jean Lee’s Theater Company (NY)
UNTITLED FEMINIST SHOW (NY Premiere)
A “brief, joyous, mute extravaganza of dance, mime, and movement”
– New York Magazine
“Does hold nothing sacred? Rather little, save a devotion to the theatrical medium and a desire to challenge complacency, encouraging audiences to think – and feel – for themselves.”
– The Village Voice
“She offers the pleasure of brazen theatrical inventiveness” –
The New Yorker
“Lee confirms herself as one of the best experimental playwrights in America.”
– Time Out New York
“Her work constantly turns itself inside out. It’s also constantly fascinating.”
– The Wall Street Journal
“The clearest indication that the avant-garde isn’t dead, and has never been funnier.”
– New York Magazine
Named Best Provocative Playwright by The Village Voice
In Young Jean Lee’s latest experiment, UNTITLED FEMINIST SHOW, six charismatic stars of the downtown theater, dance, cabaret, and burlesque worlds come together to invite the audience on an exhilarating, nearly wordless journey through expressions of a fluid and limitless sense of identity.
Conceived & directed by Young Jean Lee. Featuring Becca Blackwell, World Famous
*BOB*, Amelia Zirin-Brown (aka Lady Rizo), Hilary Clark, Katy
Pyle & Regina Rocke. Choreography by Faye Driscoll, Morgan
Gould & Young Jean Lee, in collaboration with the performers.
Please note this performance contains nudity.
Originally commissioned by The Walker Art Center (Minneapolis, MN) this production is a co-production of The Walker Art Center, Steirischer Herbst (Graz), Kunstenfestivaldesartes (Brussels), the 2011 Spalding Gray Award (Performance Space 122 in New York, The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, On the Boards in Seattle, The Walker Art Center in Minneapolis), and Young Jean Lee’s Theater Company. Originally developed in association with Caleb Hammons. Funding support provided by the MAP Fund, a program of Creative Capital supported by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation, the Greenwall Foundation, the MAP/Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Creative Explorations Fund, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency. Residency support from The Park Avenue Armory, The New Museum, Mount Tremper Arts, and the Baryshnikov Arts Center.
Co-presented by PS122 & Baryshnikov Arts Center as part of the 7th Annual COIL Festival
Baryshnikov Arts Center’s
Jerome Robbins Theater
450 West 37th St., Manhattan, NY
January 12 – Feb 4, 2012
$25, $20 (students / seniors)
$35 / $30 student, seniors (EXTENSION)