Performance Space 122's 6th Annual COIL Festival is as spring-loaded as ever. Boasting over 100 artists and collaborators, spanning theatre, dance, multi-media, psycho-sexual storytelling, and live music, the festival features hits from past, present and future seasons of PS 122. All performances at PS 122. For specific information about the festival visit www.ps122.org. Here's the schedule.
Kim Noble Will Die by Kim Noble
Life is tough. Kim Noble will help you get through it whilst laying bare his plans for departing this world.
Jan. 7, 14 @ 7:30pm; Jan. 8, 10, 13, 15 @ 10:00pm; Jan. 11 @ 5:00pm
Hello Hi There by Annie Dorsen
Every evening two specially developed chatbots designed to mimic human conversations perform a new, improvised, live text.
Jan. 6, 13 @ 7:30pm; Jan. 9 @ 5:00pm; Jan. 10, 11, 14 @ 10:00pm
Symptom by The BodyCartography Project
Twins, dancer Otto Ramstad and visual artist Emmett Ramstad inspect the slippage between subjective and objective understandings of the human body.
Jan. 7, 8 @ 5:00pm; Jan 9 @ 4:30pm; Jan. 10 @ 6:30pm
Rabbi Rabino by Vivi Tellas
Two conservative Rabbis perform their own autobiographies.
Jan. 5, 15 @ 9:30pm; Jan. 6, 9, 11 @ 6:30pm; Jan. 13 @ 7:30pm
Holiday by Ranters Theatre
In a moment of relaxation and quiet reflection, two men unwittingly engage.
Jan. 6, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14 @ 9:30pm; Jan. 8, 15 @ 6:30pm
Overture Alcina by Teatro Della Albe
A "canto" in Romagnol dialect, an "ultra-local" language that makes a strongpoint of its incommunicability, objective music.
Jan. 5, 6, 9 @ 10:00pm; Jan. 10 @ 7:30pm
Stories Left to Tell by Spalding Gray
Excerpts from Spalding's hilarious monologues juxtaposed with journal entries, poems, and other unpublished - and previously unperformed - writing.
Jan. 5, 7 @ 6:30pm; Jan. 9 @ 9:30pm; Jan. 11 @ 4:30pm
A Disaster Begins by Ain Gordon
A lone woman's unbreakable bond with the hurricane that devastated the Texas island of Galveston in 1900.
Jan. 10 @ 4:30pm
Rumble Ghost by Jack Ferver
As the flimsy membrane between an American horror movie classic and the fragility of the human condition deteriorates, the darkest place in the world is shown to be right up there: in your mind.
Jan. 7 @ 10:00pm; Jan. 8, 9 @ 7:30pm
I Am Saying Goodnight by Amanda Loulaki & Short Mean Lady
A pre-decided game, with an intense physical vocabulary, unfiltered emotions, and an unflinching embrace of fatalism.
Jan. 7, 8 @ 5:00pm: Jan. 11 @ 7:30pm