Happy 2018! We’re in the preliminary stages of a new project — some of Tennessee Williams’ later, and lesser-known, work. We’ll be putting together some readings and initial discussions over the next month or so — we promise to keep you posted!
Ariane Fehrenkamp published an article on Pfau Long Architecture’s website about her relationship to Set Design and the Collected Works. You can read the full article here: http://www.pfaulong.com/set-design-the-art-of-impermanence/
These violent delights have violent ends And in their triumph die, like fire and powder, Which as they kiss consume: the sweetest honey Is loathsome in his own deliciousness And in the taste confounds the appetite: Therefore love moderately; long love doth so; Too swift arrives as tardy as too slow. Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet
Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate: Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, And summer’s lease hath all too short a date: Sometime too hot the eye of heaven shines, And often is his gold complexion dimm’d; And every fair from fair sometime declines,…
The Museum of Performance + Design presents Latifa Medjdoub: Sublimated Masks. An exhibition of Collected Works’ recent site specific performance of Jean Genet’s The Balcony at The Old Mint through the designs of Latifa Medjdoub and photographs and video exploring the theatrical vision of the production. The April 16th opening will include performances from the…
Drink and dance and laugh and lie, Love, the reeling midnight through, For tomorrow we shall die! (But, alas, we never do.) Dorothy Parker, “The Flaw in Paganism” in Death and Taxes (1931)
Flowers from Shakespeare’s Garden by Walter Crane (1906). It was a lover and his lass, With a hey, and a ho, and a hey nonino, That o’er the green corn-field did pass In the spring time, the only pretty ring time, When birds do sing, hey ding a ding, ding: Sweet lovers love the spring….
Leonard Nimoy’s performance as Roger in the film version of The Balcony….
photos by Tonyanna Borkovi