past performance

ATTA BOY

Brian Bauman

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ATTA BOY follows Homer, a middle-aged Pakistani-American engineer, and Matthew, a surly teenaged outcast, as they meet for secret rendezvous at a local holiday inn. This is no ordinary affair.

The play is a collage performance, and incorporates original writing with re-appropriated transcripts from contemporary journalism, youtube videos, conservative christian weblogs, torture theory and practice, and popular cultural representations of the Columbine Massacre and the attacks at the World Trade Center in New York City in 2001. ATTA BOY conflates the xenophobia/homophobia in the national responses to these traumatic historical moments, and maps a creepy topography of vulnerable desire.

With Robb Martinez and Jason Zeren
Directed by Brian Bauman and Ricardo Bracho
Choreography by Heidi Carlsen
Lights by John Eckert
Set by Christo Allegra
Sound by Seth Abrames

upcoming performances

FRESH FRUIT FESTIVAL

July 10-23
Theatre Throwdown
Amelia Earhart Day Edition

July 24
Chris Duffy's You Get A Spoon!

July 27
Seasoned: World Premiere

July 29
New York No Limits Film Series: Short Film Event

August 17
the Current Sessions: Volume VII: On Resistance

August 18 & 20
East Village Queer Film Festival (EVQ)

August 21-26
Cherry Picking 17: Hive Mind

August 28-29
Resistance

August 2017
In a Little Room

September 9 - 24

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