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Saturday, October 2, 2021

Independent Artist Spotlight: Ani/MalayaWorks’ Nanay by Maria Dragone

Like water flows from a source, the performers of Nanay eb and flow through a ritualistic piece of movement research, revealing strong roots of womanhood and their own migrations as Filipinx…

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Thursday, September 23, 2021

Independent Artist Spotlight: Crossroads Comedy Theater and Thank You, Places by Maria Dragone

Imagine a musical that does not yet exist. None of the actors know their characters. The music isn’t written. There are no lyrics, no choreography, no light cues. And it’s happening toni…

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Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Independent Artist Spotlight: Shakespeare on Tap’s As You Like It in a Bar by Maria Dragone

Edit: This performance has passed. — “Party. Yeah, I think in one word that’s what it is. It’s not a play, it’s a party. Where people happen to be doing Shakespeare,” says Jonath…

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Friday, September 17, 2021

Independent Artist Spotlight: Corinna Burns’ Bind by Maria Dragone

Philadelphia, 1993. Trauma healing. Dominatrix Dungeons. Everything is out on the table for Corinna Burns in her solo monologue performance, Bind.    “In 1993, Corinna Burns dropped out …

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Monday, September 13, 2021

Independent Artist Spotlight: Jason Lutz’s Portrait In Blood by Maria Dragone

When most people think of bloodletting, they probably think of religious sacrifice, or medieval medicinal practice. However, Portrait In Blood brings audiences a modern vision of bloodlettin…

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Saturday, September 11, 2021

Independent Artist Spotlight: Derek Ayres’ Plein Art Guitar by Maria Dragone

“That freedom that comes from, you know, driving around in the back of a muscle car, turning up Van Halen for the first time” says Derek Ayres about Plein Art Guitar, his gallery project…

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Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Independent Artist Spotlight: Stephanie Parker & Friends’ International Women’s Public Safety Clown Army by Maria Dragone

Covering everything from car accidents, to scaffolding falls, to reproductive rights, the International Women’s Public Safety Clown Army uses clown humor in their round-table event to dis…

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Friday, September 3, 2021

Independent Artist Spotlight: Marina Cherry’s Only Bones v.1.6. by Maria Dragone

With only herself, one light, and two square meters of space, Marina Cherry showcases her unique form of creativity by using movement to transport audiences into her personal reality.    …

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Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Independent Artist Spotlight: Hank Curry’s “Three Sisters” by Maria Dragone

This performance has been cancelled from FringeFest 2021, follow or @hankcurryactor on Instagram to receive updates on Three Sisters and Curry’s future proj…

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All that Chat

Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54
Apr 28, 2022: Macbeth - Lyceum Theatre