Codes of Conduct: Two One-Act Plays About Women and Men
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Featuring an experimental improvised piece, mechanical sound sculptures and a massive kinetic sculpture titled Container Man, Bread and Puppet Theater's work is both politically stimulating and awe inspiring. The performance will take place at The Quarry, a former industrial site set on a 12-acre campus in the forest outside of Acton. The avant-garde performance-art piece features Bread & Puppet's signature visual elements, along with movement, vocals and pertinent political social commentary. Sourdough rye will be served and cheap art will be available for purchase after the show. Led by artist Peter Schumann, Bread and Puppet first made its mark in the experimental theater movement of the '60s and '70s in New York and is now thriving in its home in Vermont, independently pursuing its twin goals of art and activism. All sound sculptures were designed by Viktor Lois, the Hungarian-born artistic director of Contemporary Arts International. Learn More
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Do not reserve for date night. The issues (emotional and relationship) displayed by the characters are uncomfortable. It's more a cautionary tale of what to avoid when thinking about getting into a long term relationship with someone.
Too much negative energy from this one. See it with your sociology professor.
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FPTC was recently hailed as “a unique initiative in the performing arts in the city” by Boston Magazine.
Trapped Inside a Low-Fat Twinkie tells the story of an on-again, off-again relationship between a man and a woman and an obsession with low-fat Twinkies. The question is, which is healthier, the relationship or the ingredients of a Twinkie?
Playwright Silvia Graziano is the co-artistic director and resident playwright of Fort Point Theatre Channel. Her most recent play, The Romantic, was produced in FPTC’s “Gods, Monsters, and the Other” play festival. Other works include the prose poems A Slightly Sick Feeling and Pussy Willow, the short plays Trapped Inside a Low-fat Twinkie and Mourning the Narcissist, a poem/video script Boys Running: A True Confession, and the script for the short film, The Lumber Yard. Graziano coordinates FPTC’s Exclamation Point! series of new works readings and performances._ Boston_ Magazine recently honored Graziano as a “New Revolutionary” for her contributions to the Fort Point Theatre Channel’s success.
Dawn Simmons, co-artistic director of New Exhibition Room, will direct Trapped Inside a Low-fat Twinkie. Simmons previously directed Graziano’s one-act play, The Romantic. She is director of programs for StageSource: The Greater Boston Theatre Alliance.
Sunday with Joy__ __is a real language romp, a display of consummate word craftsmanship as we follow Joy disregarding the rules of her marriage and trying her hand at driving that relationship. This will the play’s first full production for the stage. Sunday with Joy received a reading by Main Street Theater at the Ovations Night Club, November 2006, in Houston, Texas.
Playwright James Swindell worked throughout his life behind the scenes in technical roles at many theaters. He was a lighting designer, sound designer, set designer, stage manager, and house manager at such theaters as Main Street Theater and Stages Theater in Houston, Texas, the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut, and the Clarence Brown Theatre at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Besides Sunday with Joy, he wrote poems and full-length plays. He also wrote two opera librettos for composer Mark Warhol, co-founder of Fort Point Theatre Channel and artistic director of Ensemble Warhol.
The director of Sunday With Joy will be Dani Duggan, veteran of the Abbey Theatre, the National Theatre of Ireland. She is artistic director of Devanaughn Theatre, president of the executive council of the Massachusetts Drama Guild, producing director of Shakespeare on the Rock in Plymouth, and has worked with many international companies.