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July 5 - July 8
The WanderLUSTers Present "Achtung Grimm!"
Libretto and direction by Renee Philippi
Music and lyrics by Lewis Finn
A gothic and operatic retelling of two Brothers Grimm tales by an out-of-work traveling, carnival troupe. The WanderLUSTers give the Grimm tales a comic yet menacing twist.
"Profound, playful and worth hunting out." - The Scotsman
July 12 - July 15
PEOPLE CAN RUN (UK)
Created by the company
Written by Rob Evans
A travel agent going nowhere, an under performing personal trainer, and an ad-man who believes the hype. Sharp writing, black humor and physical absurdity in a high-octane theatrical universe.
“A young company of tremendous promise” - The Scotsman
“A glimpse of flawless wonder…this is one of those gems that you simply must see” - The List (UK)
July 19 - July 22
Particularly in the Heartland
Created by Rachel Chavkin w/the company
365 days... A farm… Kansas. Where parents vanish, aliens grow in cornfields, New Yorkers fall from the sky, and dead presidents come to Christmas dinner. Particularly in the Heartland unfolds with the humor, passion, and athleticism that characterizes the TEAM.
“A theatre of ideas and excitement” - The List
July 26 - July 29
SOHO THINK TANK
The Flight Of Icarus
by playwright Aaron Mack Schloff adapted from the novel by Raymond Queneau and director Samuel Buggeln
In the 1890’s Paris, Icarus flees from the novel of his author Hubert, who hires a detective to find him. But Icarus has already met LN, a prostitute who herself escaped from a crossword puzzle. Together, they are building a life in a city full of New Things: the automobile, sado-masochism, aviation, the color mauve... From Raymond Queneau, the screwball intellectual icon of the 1960’s French New Wave, a whirlwind exploration of technology and freedom.
August 2 - August 5
Adapted and directed by Rachel Dickstein, Based upon Jhumpa Lahiri, Anton Chekhov, and S. Ansky, Original score by Vijay Iyer
A dance-infused, visually rich adaptation of three stories exploring the dreams, expectations and losses surrounding women's relationship to marriage and independence.
“Dickstein is a maverick illusionist” - New York Times
August 9 - August 12
BIG TIME ACTION THEATRE
The Jaded Assassin
Written by Michael Voyer, conceived and directed by Timothy Haskell, fight choreography by Rod Kinter
It is up to one non-pureblood to end the curse and end the misery that has wrought her land. Even if that means killing everyone in her path to do it. The Jaded Assassin is the world's first original action play, with over 70 minutes of fight/action choreography.
Past Ice Factory flyers can still be seen here:
Ice Factory 2003
Ice Factory 2004
Ice Factory 2005
Ice Factory 2006
Ice Factory 2007