PERVERSION THERAPY: DIVINE’S UNBIRTHDAY BIRTHDAY POTLUCK PARTY!!!

“I stayed in fast food royalty” -Divine You’re invited to DIVINE’S UNBIRTHDAY BIRTHDAY POTLUCK PARTY!!! Wed., Jan 18 7-9p at Flashpoint, 916 G Street NW Put on your filthiest trash couture and come celebrate the unbirthday birthday of the patron saint of drag deviance. Suggested potluck items include cool ranch Doritos, sour cream n onion […]

ST. BOB FLANAGAN’S MEMORIAL SICK CLINIC

Friday, January 6 9p-2a at The Situation Room, 2313 Norwalk Ave, Los Angeles, CA 900041 Audience participation performance by Head Clinicians Sheree Rose and Rhiannon Aarons. Assisted by Simone Gad, Alice Andreni, Kayla Tange, John Moletress, and other special guests. Ashamed of your normative heterosexuality? Are you ostrasized by your social groups of choice for being […]

PERVERSION THERAPY AT FLASHPOINT JAN-FEB 2017

CulturalDC is excited to announce the opening of a new exhibition by Eames Armstrong and John Moletress. Perversion Therapy will be on view at Flashpoint Gallery from January 14 through February 4, 2017. Opening a week before the presidential inauguration, the exhibition Perversion Therapy points to the anti-LGBTQ history of the president elect and members […]

Kennedy Center 5/17: Performing with Erica Rebollar

Free Performance Tuesday, May 17, 6pm on Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage! Directed by Erica Rebollar in collaboration with RebollarDance and John Moletress, 2077 performs post-human ideas. Cyborgs will dance futuristic prototypes before, during, and after an imagined apocalyptic transformation. With live sound by John Moletress and original composition by Jeffrey Dorfman and Charlie Campagna, Rebollar […]

HOME this weekend at INTERSECTIONS 2016

  GENDER AND DOMESTICITY ARE CONFRONTED AND QUEERED IN LIVE ART INSTALLATION “HOME” APPEARING AT INTERSECTIONS 2016 HOME is a live art installation that unravels the question of “what is home?” created by artist-collaborators John Moletress and Eames Armstrong. Images of home constructed from child’s toys, clothing and musical instruments are rendered unstable, destroyed and reconstructed in unfamiliar […]

Jarman (all this maddening beauty) and Other Plays is now available for purchase

JARMAN (all this maddening beauty) and other plays CARIDAD SVICH Distributed for Intellect Ltd 212 pages | 9 halftones | 7 x 9 | © 2016 Playtext “JARMAN (all this maddening beauty”) and Other Plays is a collection of three radically poetic works for live performance by OBIE Award–winning playwright Caridad Svich. The playtexts includes […]

Wendell. is now available for purchase on Amazon!

Wendell. Paperback by John Moletress (Author) See all formats and editions Paperback $10.005 New from $8.32 Wendell. is a play by multidisciplinary artist John Moletress. A riff on Woyzeck. Büchner’s 1837 fragmented tragedy of a young, broken soldier is transported to present day Charles County, Maryland. When Wendell plays Doom, he plays in his gas […]

SANCTUARY at Arena Stage, January 28-31

Choose from the list below to jump directly to another offering of Sanctuary (American Psalm) by Caridad Svich Thu 1/28/16 8:00PMFri 1/29/16 8:00PMSun 1/31/16 2:00PM Sanctuary (American Psalm) by Caridad Svich Directed by John Moletress Featuring Jocelyn Kuritsky January 28–31, 2016 Sanctuary (American Psalm) is an epic poem for the stage by Obie-Award winning playwright […]

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SITE INSTALLATION I: February 17-21, 2015   OUTsider Festival  Austin, TX “Home is where my habits have a habitat.” –Fiona Apple “I don’t mean what other people mean when they speak of a home, because I don’t regard a home as a…well, as a place, a building…a house…of wood, bricks, stone. I think of a […]

JARMAN at QUEER NY INT’L 9/19 – Abrons Art Center, NYC

JARMAN (all this maddening beauty) will play Abrons Art Center on 9/19 … schedule below. More information: http://www.queerny.org/home/   2015 Queer New York International Arts Festival Program August 12, 2015 admin 0 Comment 2015 Performance Calendar   Wednesday, September 16: 3pm: Central Park – Annie Sprinkle/Beth Stephens, EcoSex Walking Tour of Central Park 8pm: Abrons Underground […]

JUST PUBLISHED… Innovation in Five Acts: Strategies for Theatre and Performance

Glad to contribute an essay among so many wonderful artists and thinkers!   Editor Caridad Svich has gathered forty-one essays from admired theater professionals that comprise a volume of inspiring and innovative techniques for creating theater. Inside are words of wisdom and advice from experienced playwrights, directors, performers, teachers, dramaturgs, artistic directors and founders—each sharing the creative challenges […]

Upcoming Jarman performances- Baltimore, The House (UK) and Gulbenkian (UK)

A performative gesture inspired by iconic queer artist, filmmaker and gardener Derek Jarman. Temporal orientations arise and fall away as one artist traces the origins of Jarman’s brilliant queerness. Performed by force/collision’s Founding Director John Moletress with a text by OBIE Lifetime Achievement Award-winning playwright Caridad Svich, JARMAN explores spatial relationships between live performance and media. […]

McDaniel hosts original play ‘Wendell’- Iteration updates German show ‘Woyzeck’ by Georg Buchner

carrollcountytimes.com McDaniel hosts original play ‘Wendell’ Iteration updates German show ‘Woyzeck’ by Georg Buchner Jacob deNobel, Carroll County Times In McDaniel College visiting professor John Moletress’ play “Wendell,” the 19th century work “Woyzeck” by German playwright Georg Buchner has been updated, transforming the story of a soldier stationed in a German town to a piece […]

JARMAN at FUNDarte presents Out in the Tropics 2015

FUNDarte presents Out in the Tropics 2015 Tuesday, May 5th through Saturday, May 9th in Miami Beach! Now in its sixth edition, FUNDarte’s Out in the Tropics is a unique, daring, and artistically outstanding performance festival featuring work by some of today’s most innovative and relevant GLBTQ artists, including Chely Lima, M Lamar, Marga Gomez, […]