architecting

architecting

“Wake up in 2009 in the hands of a theater company who knows what it’s doing” – Ben Brantley, The New York Times

Architecting is an exhilarating saga that weaves through past and future to create a requiem for modern America. A collision of horses, sex and hoop skirts, burning plantations and nasty hurricanes, this musical, time-bending, multi-media epic rockets between reconstructions, real and imagined, of citizens and nations.

The TEAM is the Theatre of the Emerging American Moment, a theatre company dedicated to dissecting and celebrating the experience of living in America today. 3-time Edinburgh Fringe First Winners (2005 – 2008), 2008 Total Theatre Award, 2007 Best Production Dublin Fringe, and TimeOut New York’s Top Ten 2007. The TEAM’s work has been seen stateside, all over New York, including Performance Space 122; nationally, including the Walker Art Center and Vanderbilt University; internationally, including London’s Battersea Arts Centre, the Bristol Old Vic, Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre, and the Galway Arts Festival.

Photos by Yi Zhao

Architecting was created with support from the National Theater of Scotland Workshop, the Greenwall Foundation, the Panta Rhea Foundation, the Battersea Arts Centre in London, and the Orchard Project.

Architecting was developed at the BAC (May 2007), the 2007 CUNY Prelude Festival (Sept 2007), 3LD Art & Technology Center, New York (May 2008), the Orchard Project (June 2008). Architecting (Part One) made its world premiere at the 2008 Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Presented by Performance Space 122 as part of COIL 09 and Under The Radar festivals

Extended at Performance Space 122:
Thu, Jan 22 – Sun, Feb 15, 2009
Tuesday – Saturday 7:30pm
Sunday 5pm
Tickets from $25

  • With incredibly heavy hearts, we pass on a note about the passing of our friend and co-worker, Derek Lloyd: http://t.co/LAOobOru8J

  • RT @mxjustinVbond: Hedwig star Neil Patrick Harris will be performing at the @PS122 Spring Gala co-chaired by Michael Stipe and myself. htt…

  • Viewed the proofs of the beautifully crafted #GALA14 honoree awards by @swarovski. #crystals for days! #diamonds in the #diamondhorseshoe!

  • Was researching for @PS122 #GALA14 & came across this love...https://t.co/mu8aro6STS piano by our musical dir @LanceHorne #nailedit #coffee

  • RT @erstheater: Our gift to @RuthBGinsburg: the collar Susie wears in #Arguendo. She says she'll wear it in court tomorrow! http://t.co/h89…

  • Everyone in this office feels old thanks to @BuzzFeed. #culturaltastemakers #sticktothearts

  • #33rpm Post-show convo btwn Rabih Mroué & Shirin Neshat @AsiaSocietyNY 4/29: http://t.co/98N5udveep with @PS122 & @PENworldvoices

  • @MxRoo @NathAnnCarrera @mxjustinVbond We're having an after-party w/ $30 ticket price! More info coming soon to http://t.co/euTKYvqiRH

  • Honoring the one and only Tom Murrin! @lamamaetc #performance #fullmoon http://t.co/gVOpRJeTM7

  • Very excited to be in the audience for IKE @ NIGHT @jackartsny! http://t.co/mQfCHAJeCV

  • Just a little ditty of a #GALA14 teaser. http://t.co/do3F8JlXvw CC: @THATHollyHughes @ClaraGMiller. Music: @eliotkrimsky. #diamondhorseshoe

  • RT @HalfStraddle: FRANCE + CROATIA !! We had an amazing time w/ "Seagull (Thinking of you)" @PS122 What a tour. XO http://t.co/GhdSxVHY0I

  • Another on the 'to see' list this week! FRIDAY! RT: @jackartsny Gearing up for the last weekend of IKE AT NIGHT! https://t.co/QDBdaKFJPY …

  • RT @hitRECordJoe: Philippe Petit just recommended this to me, because he knows I like Jaques Brel. Incredible dancing.... http://t.co/5jVC…

  • A Rundown of #RAMP: http://t.co/XYSI3ZkRU0 CC: @ChainTheatre @eliotkrimsky @LyfeCompany @erstheater @hyperjetlag @hyperallergic

  • RT @LaMaMaETC: Tomorrow - #auntsisdance FULL MOON SHOW at La MaMa @NOTCHRISTYLER @katypyle @elizabethccooke @dirksgoo @PS122 http://t.co/w5…

  • Rabih Mroué & Lina Saneh are just 2 weeks away! @PENworldvoices @AsiaSocietyNY https://t.co/Ge6ySoZ4YN http://t.co/8TrQZ68kPj

  • Thanks to all who came out to #RAMP these 6 weeks. Special thanks for our artists who took a #RISK to develop new work. @ChainTheatre

  • On our 'to see' list for the week: @nycplayers & Richard Maxwell’s ‘Isolde’ Explores Primal Instincts http://t.co/vaPEBcidrO. @AbronsArtsCtr

  • Kaneza gives notes before photo call. #RAMP http://t.co/GBVxfo7ALZ