AVANT-GARDE-ARAMA: NEW MOON
A tribute to the late downtown luminary performance artist Tom Murrin, aka Alien Comic, in celebration of his 27 years of performing in Avant-Garde-Arama.
Performances: April 12 + 13, 8pm | Tickets: $15
At the Abrons Playhouse at Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street, New York City
New York, NY – Curated by Salley May, Avant-Garde-Arama: New Moon is a tribute to the late downtown mentor and luminary performance artist Tom Murrin, who anchored the show for 27 years. This, the first Avant-Garde-Arama variety show since Tom’s death, will feature a stellar lineup of performances and video, featuring different artists each night!
FRIDAY APRIL 12
Hosted by Jonathan Ames and Dynasty Handbag
Featuring performances and video by Elevator Repair Service (excerpt from play by Sibyl Kempson), Syd Straw, The Naked Lady (Annie Iobst), James Godwin, Alice Klugherz, David Leslie, Cornelius Loy, and Julie Atlas Muz.
SATURDAY APRIL 13
Hosted by The Factress (Lucy Sexton) and Nurse Baby Asparagus (Mike Iveson)
Featuring performances by Unitard, Dr. Schüler & the Operating Theater Company, Jo Andres video: Diana Krall’s When the Curtain Comes Down, featuring Steve Buscemi, Laurie Berg, Andrew Schneider, Tigger! and the company of [title of show] and Now. Here. This.
Lobby installation by Love Everybody Movement (Heidi Dorow).
Virtual Lesbian Love Lounge by Lori E. Seid
And a film tribute to Tom Murrin by Larry Fessenden
Performances take place Friday, April 12 and Saturday, April 13 at 8pm at Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street, New York City. Tickets are $15 each and available online HERE.