Elizabeth DeMent, winner of an Outstanding Bessie Award for her performance in 17c.
“Seamlessly executed and wonderfully captivating, 17c lends retrospect on Pepys' life in a way that forces us to observe our own." -Phindie
"I've got just the pick-me-up for anyone bummed about...(waves generally around). Go over to Abrons Arts Center and watch Anne Carson's Antigonick by Big Dance Theater." - Helen Shaw (private Twitter page)
“A brilliantly entertaining hall of mirrors…and a fun-house meditation on theater, its workings and its dazzling results.” – New York Times
"Stunningly decadent...a constellation of material...if a Sims game, a high-concept minimalist web series, a salacious ’80s soap opera, and a seventeenth-century boudoir all brought up a child together it might look like 17c." -thINKingDANCE
“Ambitious...engaging, well-plotted stagecraft...if you don't finally com to love Pepys the man, I think you'll love the theater he inspired." -Broad Street Review
Cage Shuffle, “an impressive feat" and "always mesmerizing” (Contemporary Performance), is traveling to Chicago and Notre Dame this fall. MORE INFO HERE.
Annie-B Parson and Paul Lazar premiere The Road Awaits Us for London's Elixir Festival: "This sophisticated, quirky and brilliantly conceived piece of theatre almost stole the show." -Wonderful World of Dance
World premiere of Annie-B Parson's I used to love you for the Martha Graham Dance Company at The Joyce Theater. Read the NY Times preview.
This Page Left Intentionally Blank ... "part dance, part theatrical performance, part philosophical think-oration on the act of seeing and interpreting ... becomes a kind of journey deeper into the performer's psyche as she worms her way into our own."-Arts + Culture Texas
"It’s always entrancing to watch the company’s gifted performers field movement, words, props, and costume changes amid film clips, and scenic elements; they can slip into a character, out of it, and into another with almost shocking dexterity."-DanceBeat
Big Dance: Short Form world premiere at ADI: "Effortless mastery...is a rare and wonderful thing. How rewarding to experience Big Dance Theater’s display of it."-Washington Post
"It’s hard to do justice to the freewheeling brilliance of Big Dance Theater… suffice it to say you should see the work of Annie-B Parson and Paul Lazar whenever possible.”
-New York Times