Quickly, here are just a pair of upcoming shows (as in, this weekend only) from people I know. Check it:
The Gospel According to Jack Vitrolo: my 365 Days/365 Plays castmate Sophie Nimmannit is featured in Kameron Steele’s “scathing critique of modern medicine,” as the press release puts it. The author is an acolyte of both Tadashi Suzuki and Robert Wilson, and the producing company – The South Wing – is known for “its trademark neo-expressionist style.” This show happens at 8:30pm, January 10-12, at HERE Arts Center’s Culturemart.
In the Heart of a Chinese Curse: LIVE Theater Company presents their latest collaborative work-in-progress, a “movement theatre piece that focuses on the actors’ physical relationships with each other and with the performance space.” Text is by playwright Chance Muehleck, with direction by Melanie S. Armer (Cardium Mechanicum’s Scout’s Honor). The cast features Reyna de Courcy (The Commission), Karen Greneke (The Blue Puppies Cycle, Wuthering High), and the terrific Stacia French (Macbeth Without Words, Kiss Me, Succubus). If you’ve never seen Stacia before, you might want to check this out – she’s one of the very best actors in town. Period. This goes up at Dixon Place, January 11 and 12 at 8pm.