We know you love Woyzeck, so we decided to take a stab at it with our new thing, MARIE IT’S TIME. Like Büchner’s play but with more girl stuff. bc that’s what we do—
We’re gonna be showing a little sneak peak of MARIE IT’S TIME at the Mark O’Donnell Theater in Brooklyn on September 11th and 12th at 7pm. Totally FREE, just like you are this time of year. There’ll be a curtain raiser by Jordan, and music by the guy from pollens. Jenny and Julia will be in it. sound by ben. Plus some other secret surprises.
Teen girls experiment with sex, magic and murder while mom sinks deep into lust and self-loathing. A teen-drama riff on Racine’s Phèdre, Minor Theater’s PATHETIC invites you to get off on the sick horrors of becoming a woman.
Written and Directed: Julia Jarcho Production Design: Ásta Bennie Hostetter Lighting Design: Christina Watanabe Sound Design: Ben Williams Video Design: Jennifer Seastone Producer: Ann Marie Dorr Featuring: Jordan Baum, Kim Gainer*, Kristine Haruna Lee*, Linda Mancini, Jennifer Seastone*, Ben Jalosa Williams* *Appearing courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association. Equity Approved Showcase.
This June, downtown NYC company Minor Theater presents Pathetic, a new take on Racine’s classic Phèdre at Abrons Arts Center. Racine’s queen destroys everything with her monstrous lust; in Pathetic, neoclassical hexameter meets contemporary teen drama as the heroine becomes a bored mom with an ax to grind. In anticipation of the premiere, OBIE-winning playwright/director Julia Jarcho invites fellow artists to consider what can happen when women’s desire gets a voice onstage. What new forms become possible when women appropriate the conjunction of sex and violence, which has traditionally been directed against us? How do we forge a lustful stage poetics of our own? And come to think … Read on
work-in-progress showings at Baryshnikov Arts Center, Rudolf Nureyev Studio (4th Floor) Thursday, November 15 @ 11am RSVP here Friday, November 16 @ 12pm RSVP to Kim Golding
Written and Directed Julia Jarcho Design: Ásta Bennie Hostetter Sound: Ben Williams Video: Jennifer Seastone Co-Conspirator: Ann Marie Dorr Lighting consultation: Barbara Samuels
Featuring performances by: Jordan Baum * Kim Gainer * Kristine Haruna Lee * Linda Mancini * Jennifer Seastone * Ben Williams
Production support: Kelly LaManna * Hannah Birch Carl
about PATHETIC: PATHETIC is a contemporary riff on Racine’s vigorously pessimistic tragedy Phèdre. Hexameter meets Sonic tots at a high school in the desert Southwest. Teen girls experiment with sex, murder and magic while mom sinks deep into lust and self-loathing. Will Venus favor the good? Or is the goddess of Love just licking her chops for sacrifice? Pathetic will premiere at Abrons Art Center in June 2019.… Read on