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Thank you for a full year. Here's to what is to come.

Our 2023 highlight reel contains video of our first show of 2023 (LETTERS FROM MAX by Sarah Ruhl and Max Ritvo at SigSpace / Signature Theatre) with photos from all our 2023 events.



HUGE THANKS to: 

  • Iyvon Edebiri for inviting us into the SIGSPACE community

  • Playwright Lauren Yee for hosting our first AAPI BBC event and connecting us with the AAPI theater arts community

  • Evergreen Review for exploring the elements with us.

  • Joe McGinty and SID GOLD’S for being our 2023 home venue

  • YARA ARTS GROUP for including us in their events for The Ukrainian Cultural Festival

  • BUREAU OF GENERAL SERVICES QUEER DIVISION and The LGTBTQ+ Center

  • Porchstomp for another incredible time on Governor’s Island

  • Noah Wilson for inviting us into the Acoustic Guitar Project

  • Graphic artist Scott M.X. Turner - flyer art for our Patti Smith, Porchstomp, Evergreen Review and BUT WILL YOU LOVE ME TOMORROW shows

  • Teresa Toro for hosting our first Bushwick Book Club Book Club

  • Emily Rems for being our dream Merch Maven

  • BOWERY POETRY CLUB - Josiah and Heath - meeting our every need

  • Photographers Bob Krasner, Phill Thompson, Brian Geltner, Pavlo Terekhov

  • Videographer Antonello Velez (LETTERS FROM MAX)

THANK YOU to all the authors, poets and playwrights whose words inspired us:

  • Sarah Ruhl and Max Ritvo - LETTERS FROM MAX

  • Lauren Yee - CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND

  • David Henry Hwang - BRUCE LEE

  • Maia Kobabe - GENDER QUEER: A Memoir

  • Patti Smith - YEAR OF THE MONKEU

  • Evergreen Review published writers

  • Caoimhe Harlock - "Up From the Slime" by

  • Paulann Petersen - "Urine and Other Poems"

  • Dong Li - "Meridian" by

  • William Jamieson - "Thirst for Sand"

  • Lyn Horton "God Knows You Are Here for a Reason"

  • Cynthia Abdallah - selected poems

  • Emily Liebowitz and Laura Flam - BUT WILL YOU LOVE ME TOMORROW - An Oral History of 60’s Girl Groups

  • Serhiy Zhadan - “How Fire Descends” translated by Wanda Phipps and Virlana Tkacz

And of course a big thank you to all the readers and everyone in the audience who joined us in creating these book-inspired times. Thank you to all the artists who read, created and shared with us. 


Here’s to the new year and all the music, art, dance and book-inspired times to come!!


2023 ARTISTS/PERFORMERS

JIM ANDRALIS

BEDFORD

CARRIE BEEHAN

BETH BLISS

BOY MEETS PEARL

MATT COLBOURN

ANTHONY COLEMAN

RALPH DENZER

CHARLES DUKE

BEN EDELMAN

BARBARA ENDES

ENDLESS ARROWS (JULIE LAMENDOLA W/ LESLIE GRAVES)

JULIET GARRETT

TOBY GOODSHANK

PHOEBE KREUTZ

JOHN S. HALL

CASEY HOLFORD

OKSANA HORBAN

SUSAN HWANG

SAM JAMES

ASHA JENÉ

JESSIE KILGUSS

STEPHANIE LARRIERE

YVA LAS VEGASS

SUNG UNI LEE

CAROL LIPNIK

LUMBEROB

JOE MCGINTY

RISA MICKENBERG

CHARLIE NIELAND

TROY OGILVIE

ZANE PAIS

KATY PINKE

DON RAUF

PEARL RHEIN

ANNI ROSSI

PATRICIA SANTOS

LIANNE SMITH

PAULA SPIRO

SPIRITCHILD

ST. LENOX

SHIGEKO SUGA

HENRY TENNEY & THE HIGHLAND SHATNERS

TERESA TORO

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