Undergroundzero festival FREE Kickoff Events TOMORROW NIGHT (6/29)

Check out the undergroundzero festival — organized by Draperite Valentine Lysikatos — starting with a free kickoff event on Friday, June 29!

 
 

 

2012 undergroundzero festival of independent theater 

June 29-July 29, 2012

@ TLT, CSV, JACK, SCAPEGRACE & outdoor sites

 

 

Festival Kickoff Night FREE ADMISSION

 

Friday, June 29 @ Party Headquarters

The Living Theatre (TLT)

21 Clinton Street

 

Drop by for one section of the evening, or join us for the whole night. All events are free.

 

6:30pm: History of Avant Garde Theater

Columbia University professor Arnold Aronson provides historical context for the current experimental theater-making environment in NYC, with Judith Malina of the Living Theatre.

 

7:30pm: NEA 4 Revisited: Politics, Art & Culture War

A discussion with members of the original NEA 4, Karen Finley and Holly Hughes, and former director of the NEA theatre and musical theatre program Gigi Bolt.  After twenty-two years where do we stand in the Culture Wars and what is the future of the National Endowment of the Arts?  Moderated by artistic director Paul Bargetto.

 

9:00pm: Festival Opening PARTY

Celebrate abundance downtown-style with festival artists at the opening party with DJ and video art by Romanian video artist Cinty Ionescu. A special toast is planned for the supporters of the Kickstarter campaign!  ($3 beers from Zywiec and Brooklyn Brewery)

 

***THE LINEUP***

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS!

(Festival ticketing calendar hosted by the Living Theatre)

 

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL

Get your tickets for shows in the Living Theatre and Clemente Soto Velez before July 4 for $15!!! Enter the code: JULY4

Visit the website for exact date, time, and show info.
Prices range from $18-$25.

 

JUNE 30 & JULY 1

 

CINTY IONESCU @ TLT
Live Video Performance

ROMANYEAH

 

 

OPENING WEEK OF JULY 5

 

THE LIVING THEATRE & EAST RIVER COMMEDIA @ TLT

The Gospel of St Matthew

 

LEIMAY Ximena Garnica & Shige Moriya @ CSV
Trace of Purple Sadness

 

UNGERGROUNDZERO @ CSV

Performative lectures on debt by international guest artists

DEBT!

 

TRIBECA LAB @ TLT
TITANIC! A Folk Rock Opera

 

CONNI’S AVANT GARDE RESTAURANT @ outdoor location

A tour of the Chelsea Meat Packing District with Shakespeare’s Twelfth Nightas a point of departure Info

Little West 12th Night 

 

 

OPENING WEEK OF JULY 11

 

ANNA BRENNER @ TLT
Disquiet

 

DANIEL IRIZARRY & ONE-EIGHTH @ CSV

Cho H Cho

 

ALEC DUFFY & HOI POLLOI @ JACK

(505 1/2 Waverly Ave, Brooklyn Separate ticketing info)

Baal

 

 

OPENING WEEK OF JULY 18

 

JILL A SAMUELS & ERICA FAE @ TLT
Take What Is Yours

 

PATRICK FLYNN @ CSV

Servers

 

DORIS MIRESCU & DANGERGOUS GROUND @ SCAPEGRACE

(20 Wyckoff Ave, Brooklyn Separate ticketing info)

… But the Next Morning

 

 

SHANNON SINDELAR @ Suffolk Street Community Garden

FREE ADMISSION

Habits of Imagination

 

 

OPENING WEEK OF JULY 25

 

THE ASSEMBLY @ TLT

HOME / SICK

 

B-FLOOR THEATRE COMPANY @ CSV

U.S. premiere of new work from Thailand

Oxygen

 

www.undergroundzeronyc.org

 

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS!

 

 

 

 

Parties & Meetups

The Living Theatre 21 Clinton Street FREE ADMISSION

Meet up with artists after shows each night @ TLT’s cash bar

SATURDAYS @ 11pm: latenightzero dance party with guest DJs

 

Readings & Talk Shows

Starting Tuesday, July 3 @ Clemente Soto Velez Cultural and Educational Center (CSV) 107 Suffolk Street

TUESDAYS @ 7:30pm: common ground talk show FREE ADMISSION

SUNDAYS @ 1pm: playgroundzero new play readings $5

 

 

THANK YOU

FOR HELPING US REACH OUR GOAL OF $11,000 ON KICKSTARTER!

 

REDEEM YOUR GIFTS!

T-shirts, pins, and posters will be available for pickup at the opening party on June 29 at the Living Theatre. If you are entitled to a free ticket ($35 and up) emailundergroundzeronyc@gmail.comwith the subject line “Kickstarter Tickets” with the date, time, and performance you wish to attend.

 

There’s still a chance to give!

Click the icon below.

 

 

Your donation will provide additional funds needed for technical staff, international visitng artist visa fees (ouch, Uncle Sam, that hurts!), artists fees, marketing, and equipment rental.

 

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.

 

NYSCA

New York State Council on the Arts

 

 

 

 

undergroundzero is a cooperative of independent theaters and artists joined together to share resources, networks and talents to improve the conditions for making and presenting new work in New York City

 

 

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